1. Offices & Services
  2. Franciscan Student Life & Servant Leadership
  3. Safety & Wellness

Safety & Wellness

Our Office of Health & Safety, in collaboration with other departments on campus, work diligently to make sure all of our students have direct access to support for their safety & holistic wellness.

Campus Security Contact Information

911 for life threatening and fire emergencies. Always be aware of your surroundings to prepare yourself to give directions and location information. There are signs at and near each building for your reference!

Extra Duty Police: 225-202-7890
Off-Duty Baton Rouge Police Officers employed by the University assist existing Security Staff in providing optimal protection for faculty, staff, students, and guests on our campus. The hours these officers are on campus are as follows:

8:00am – 9:00pm Monday through Thursday
8:00am – 4:00pm Friday

Lake Security: 225-765-8825
Uniformed security guards employed by Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center are staffed 24 hours a day for emergency response. The security officers can provide escort upon request, patrol the University parking lots, respond to alarm notifications and secure the University buildings after hours.


RAVE Alert is voice message, email, and text message alert system used for incidents which present an imminent threat to the life, health, or safety to the general campus population. These messages provide emergency information and instructions for your protection. Each semester, you are automatically enrolled into the RAVE Alert system, therefore, it is important that you must current, accurate cell phone number and alternate email address is registered with the Registrar's Office.

OLOLRMC Fitness Center

The fitness center is located on the 2nd floor of the Medical Plaza along Hennessy Blvd. Membership is $75 a semester for all FranU faculty, staff, and students. This space is an exclusive center that is open to the FMOL and FranU communities. They have cardio and weight machines, plus shower accessibility. This is open 24/7 and is badge accessible. You can join the fitness center by going to the facility and providing your student information.


You@FranU is a free, 24/7 online, anonymous well-being platform. FranU students login using their student information and have access to tons of interactive ways to perform self-check-ins, set goals, and access personalized resources created specifically for our FranU community! All students would need to create an account before utilizing these free resources. You can login by going to MyPortal, then under MyResources and Links click the You@FranU link.

FranU Student Health Benefits

FranU students have access to the following benefits:

  • Free 24 hour nurse advice, health information library, and wellness classes through LakeLine Direct. You can contact them by calling 225-765-LAKE (5253) or toll free at 1-877-765-5253.
  • 15% off over the counter items through the Medical Plaza Pharmacy located on the first floor of the Medical Plaza. The contact number for the pharmacy is 225-765-8951.
  • Discounted Immunizations at Total Occupational Medicine on Drusilla Ln. Their contact information is 225-924-4460

Counseling & Student Advocacy Services

The Office of Student Affairs is home to free counseling and student advocacy services. Confidential personal counseling services assist with everything from interpersonal relationships, depression, stress, conflict management, etc. Student advocacy services assist students through our food pantry that is stocked with non-perishable food items, school supplies, and hygiene products. You can also request financial assistance through the St. Francis Emergency Fund for unforeseen circumstances that may hinder your educational goals.

You can find more information through MyPortal by going to Departments under the Menu, then Student Affairs