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433 Bolivar St
New Orleans , Louisiana 70112-2223

Disability Resource Office

Individual School's Office of Student Affairs
433 Bolivar St.
New Orleans, LA 70112
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About Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans, commonly referred to as LSU Health New Orleans, is a prestigious public university located in the vibrant city of New Orleans, Louisiana. As part of the larger Louisiana State University System, this institution focuses primarily on health and biomedical sciences education, research, and healthcare services.

With a history dating back to the mid-1800s, LSU Health New Orleans has established itself as a leader in medical education and healthcare delivery. The university offers a diverse range of programs and degrees across various health professions, including medicine, dentistry, nursing, allied health, and graduate studies.

The campus of LSU Health New Orleans is situated in the heart of New Orleans, a culturally rich and historically significant city renowned for its music, cuisine, and festivals. The university benefits greatly from its location, as it provides students with unique opportunities for hands-on clinical experiences and exposure to a diverse patient population.

Students attending LSU Health New Orleans can expect rigorous academic programs with a strong emphasis on practical training. The university is home to several specialized centers and institutes that support cutting-edge research and foster collaboration among faculty and students. This research-intensive environment enables students to learn from leading experts in their respective fields and participate in groundbreaking research endeavors.

Moreover, LSU Health New Orleans maintains strong partnerships with numerous healthcare institutions and organizations in the region, offering students invaluable clinical rotations and practical experiences. These partnerships provide students with a well-rounded education and prepare them for successful careers in their chosen healthcare professions.

The university’s commitment to community engagement and public service is evident through its extensive healthcare services provided to the local community. LSU Health New Orleans is home to several hospitals and clinics, including the renowned LSU Health University Medical Center, which serves as a safety net hospital for the region. Students have the opportunity to gain firsthand experience in these facilities, ensuring they are prepared to address the healthcare needs of diverse populations.

Beyond academics and clinical experiences, student life at LSU Health New Orleans is vibrant and engaging. The university offers a wide range of student organizations, clubs, and societies where students can pursue their interests, connect with their peers, and contribute to the community. It fosters a supportive and collaborative environment that encourages students to grow both personally and professionally.

In conclusion, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans, through its outstanding programs, rigorous curriculum, cutting-edge research, and commitment to community service, offers students a comprehensive education that prepares them to make a difference in the healthcare field. Nestled in the vibrant city of New Orleans, students have the unique opportunity to enjoy the rich cultural heritage of the region while pursuing their educational goals. LSU Health New Orleans is undoubtedly a top choice for aspiring healthcare professionals seeking a comprehensive and well-rounded education.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

      • Notetaking Assistance
      • Exam Accomodations
      • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
      • Scribe Services
      • Qualified Readers
      • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
      • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
      • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)

      Services Provided

          • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
          • Priority Enrollment
          • Reduced courseload
          • Medical leave
          • Residence Hall Accommodations

          Campus Accessibility

          Accessible Level

              • Student Health Services
              • Mental Health Support Services
              • The library(ies)
              • Institution Online Platforms
              • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
              • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
              • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
              • Entertainment and Event Facilities
              • On-Campus Transit
              • Close Off-Campus Transit
              • Student Housing
              • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)

              Services Provided

                  • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
                  • Service and Emotional Support Animals
                  • Study Abroad Program Accommodations
                  • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations