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
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