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College Facilities

The Our lady of the Lake College campus is located near Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center and consists of eleven buildings within the perimeters of Hennessy Boulevard, Essen Lane, Picardy Avenue, and Dijon Drive. 

Administration Building houses the offices the president, academic and student affairs, campus ministry, institutional advancement, and the Reflection Room.

Student Services Building houses the offices of admissions, bursar, financial aid, health and safety, institutional research, registrar, service-learning, student government association, and student services including academic counseling, personal counseling and career services.

School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions - Health Sciences / Health Sciences Annex houses clinical laboratory sciences, physical therapist assisting, radiologic technology, respiratory therapy and surgical technology labs, classrooms, conference areas, a student lounge, the Dean’s office, and faculty offices. The office of advising and retention is also located in this building.

The clinical laboratory science lab allows students to practice a variety of diagnostic testing on blood and body fluids that include blood counts, coagulation testing, blood typing/compatibility testing, bacterial cultures, fungal/parasite examinations, chemistry analysis using sophisticated instrumentation, and molecular biology techniques such as DNA/chromosome analyses. 

The physical therapist assisting classroom/laboratory, located in the Annex, is fully equipped with items that are typically found in physical therapy clinics and reflect current practice.  Equipment such as parallel bars, stairs and assistive devices for ambulation, over-head pulley system, therapeutic weights, and a variety of thermal, mechanical, and electrical modality units provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate competency in performing data collection and treatment interventions.

The radiologic technology skills laboratory is equipped with two energized radiographic rooms, a mobile unit, and a darkroom with functional processor.  Faculty are able to utilize a full-body “pixy" radiographic phantom and part phantoms to demonstrate anatomy as well as instruct students on positioning and imaging techniques. 

In the respiratory therapy laboratory, students use specialized equipment to perform simulated patient care activities including pulmonary diagnostic testing, patient monitoring and mechanical ventilation used in treatment of critically ill patients.

Surgical technology skills laboratory includes two mock operating rooms with equipment, instruments, furniture, and supplies similar to those found in area surgical suites.  Students practice and develop necessary skills in a realistic environment.

School of Nursing Building houses three classrooms, three nursing skills laboratories, a simulation lab, faculty offices, conference areas, and student and faculty lounge areas.  The nursing simulations and skills labs contain high fidelity simulation equipment including SIM man, SIM baby, and a simulation birthing model that allow students to practice their clinical skills in a safe and controlled environment.  Nurse anesthesia faculty offices located in this building; classes are conducted in the Graduate Clinical Education Building.

Library / Library Commons are a two-building complex serving students, faculty, and clinicians with information resources in print and electronically.  The Library and Library Commons offer students an academic space for study, computer use, or just a quiet place to regroup between classes.  The Library contains a collection of materials to support the College programs and research needs of the College community. The Library collection includes monographs, electronic books, access to over 73 academic databases, a periodical collection, and audio visual materials. The adjacent Library Commons offer additional space for 30 computers, an eating area with café seating, a conference room, white boards, snack vending, and lounge seating. Wireless connectivity is available throughout the Library complex.

The Library is staffed by two full-time professional librarians and one part-time professional librarian cataloger, three paraprofessionals, and two support personnel.  The Main Library is open 76.5 hours per week, 8 a.m. until 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, Friday 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Library Commons is open 60.5 hours per week, 8 a.m. until 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday and Friday 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. The Library is a member of the academic Library Network, LOUIS and  a full member of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine.

Academic Technology Building houses the internet cafe for student and wireless computer access and the help desk where faculty, staff and students can get assistance with technology issues. it also includes a suite of office for the practical nursing faculty as well as the College Store.

School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions - Sciences Building consists of classrooms, laboratories for chemistry and microbiology, a lecture hall, and lounges for students and faculty.

School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions - Liberal Arts Building consists of classrooms, computer labs, and faculty offices. 

Graduate Clinical Education Building houses the physician assistant studies program and the nurse anesthesia clinical simulation laboratory. The physician assistant skills laboratory contains medical care equipment designed to simulate a patient care area with spaces for charting and other activities.  The nurse anesthesia clinical simulation laboratory is designed to replicate a realistic operating setting with complete anesthesia setups, including adult and infant human patient simulators, and three operating room setups.


In addition to the traditional on-campus programs and course offerings, Our Lady of the Lake  College offers distributed learning programs and courses.