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College Facilities

The main campus of Our Lady of the Lake College  is located near Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center and encompasses ten buildings within the perimeter of Hennessy Boulevard, Essen Lane, Perkins Road and Dijon Drive. 

The Administration Building houses the office of Admissions, Registrar, Financial Aid, Bursar, Academic and Student Affairs, Institutional Advancement, Planning and Institutional Effectiveness, and the offices of the president and vice presidents. Currently, the Administration Building also houses some faculty offices.

The Liberal Arts Building houses eight classrooms, two computer labs, and arts and faculty offices.  The Sciences Building adjacent to the Liberal Arts Building houses faculty members. The building also contains three classrooms, laboratories for chemistry and microbiology, a large lecture hall, and lounges for faculty and students.

The Nursing Building houses the School of Nursing, three classrooms, nursing skills laboratories, the dean’s office, student and faculty lounges, faculty offices and conference areas.

The Health Professions Building houses clinical laboratory sciences, nurse anesthesia, physical therapist assisting, radiologic technology, respiratory therapy and surgical technology labs, four classrooms; a computer lab, offices for faculty and the dean, two conference rooms, a student lounge and staff break rooms.

The Graduate Education Building houses the physician assistant studies program, also contains the nurse anesthesia clinical simulation laboratory, classrooms, faculty offices and a conference area.


The Student Services Building houses student services, including counseling services, tutoring, the Writing Center, the Career Center, the Reflection Room and the Service-Learning Office.
  The building also contains the Chimes Medical Bookstore, Technology Support, and administrative offices.

The College Library facility is an information commons style two-building complex. Library resources include: a monograph collection of nearly 14,000 volumes; a 17,000 title electronic book collection through NetLibrary, available to patrons at any time via the Internet; and more than 60 electronic databases, 250 journal subscriptions and 1,700 audio visual media resources. The Library provides a collection of reference materials, a reserve collection of faculty-selected readings and course textbooks, and participates in the American Library Association's Inter-Library Loan Program to provide materials not owned by Our Lady of the Lake College . The Library Commons offers additional student computers, study rooms, social academic soft-seating areas, café seating, a refreshment center, rooms for collaborative work, a tutor lab, and offices for a chaplain and the Student Government Association. Wireless connectivity is available throughout the Library complex.

Our Lady of the Lake College  skills laboratories are designed to assist students in the acquisition of basic psychomotor skills presented throughout the academic curriculum. The skills laboratory area for the School of Nursing contains 17 hospital beds with mannequins, simulation and basic care equipment. The physician assistant skills laboratory in the Graduate Education Building, contains medical care equipment designed to simulate a patient care area with spaces for charting and other activities. This building also houses the nurse anesthesia clinical simulation laboratory designed to replicate a realistic operating setting with complete anesthesia setups, including adult and infant human patient simulators, and back and neck mannequins. The radiologic technology skills laboratory consists of two energized rooms equipped with radiographic equipment, one darkroom, three viewing areas, a whole body phantom and several individual phantoms. The surgical technology skills laboratory is equipped with two operating tables, surgical instruments and stands, and scrub sinks. The clinical laboratory sciences lab is a state-of-the-art science lab with 24 stations, light and inverted-light microscopes, microscope video cam, centrifuges, spectrophotometers, chemistry analyzer, electrophoresis and molecular biology equipment. The physical therapist assisting laboratory contains 12 treatment tables, tilt table, traction table, over-head pulley system, parallel bars and stairs, mirrors and therapeutic weights, various assistive devices for ambulation, a variety of thermal, mechanical and electrical modality units, and a multimedia classroom. The respiratory therapy lab houses a variety of equipment used to diagnose and treat pulmonary disease, as well as equipment such as mechanical ventilators used to monitor and treat critically ill patients. 

Our Lady of the Lake College  also offers the Accelerated Associate of Science in Nursing Program at two sites in the New Orleans area, Tulane Medical Center and East Jefferson General Hospital. Administrative offices are located at the Metropolitan New Orleans Center, Tulane Medical Center, 127 Elk Place, Suite 352, New Orleans, Louisiana. The Center's facilities include administration and faculty offices, a reception area, conference room, student technology resource center and lounge. The facility houses a large classroom and a nursing skills laboratory. Library resources are available to students through an agreement between Our Lady of the Lake College  and New Orleans area colleges and universities.