For an appointment call 225-578-6716 during hours of operation. Appointments are preferred. Patients without appointments may be seen depending on the severity of the problem. Urgent care cases always take priority.
An ambulance may be summoned for acute medical emergencies by dialing 578-HELP (4357). State the condition of the person and the
exact location. If you are in a residence hall, a staff person should be notified at once.
For emergencies, call or go to one of the following hospital emergency rooms, open 24 hours daily:
Baton Rouge General Hospital
8585 Picardy Ave.
Our Lady of the Lake
Regional Medical Center
5000 Hennessy Blvd.
Ochsner Medical Center
16777 Medical Center Dr.
The above hospitals accept out-of-state checks. They also accept LSU student insurance. (Please check your policy for limitations.) Any expenses incurred as a result of medical care obtained off-campus, including ambulance service, are your responsibility.
If your problem is not a critical emergency but you need assistance, choose one of the following options:
123 Lee Dr.
Mon - Fri: 9 am - 9 pm
Sat - Sun: 9 am - 6 pm
Baton Rouge Clinic Urgent Care
7479 Perkins Rd.
Mon - Fri: 12 pm - 9 pm
Sat - Sun: 10 am - 6 pm
Ochsner Health Center
9001 Summa Ave. (off of Bluebonnet)
Mon - Fri: 8 am - 8 pm
Sat - Sun: 9 am - 1 pm
Lake Line Direct
24 - Hour Nurse Advice and Health Information
225-765-5253 or 1-877-765-5253 (toll free)
*Hearing and speech impaired, call Louisiana Relay Service 1-800-846-5277
It is always recommended that students call the clinic to schedule an appointment
for service. However, the Mental Health Service has
a counselor available for students in times of an urgent situation/emergency during regular clinic hours.
Q: What constitutes an emergency?
A: Typically emergencies involve traumatic and life-threatening situations, such as suicide and sexual assaults.
Q: What should I do if I have an emergency?
A: If your situation becomes urgent or if a medical emergency arises immediately: