Oakdale Site

SOWELA Technical Community College - Oakdale site is located in Allen Parish in the City of Oakdale. This extension site offers career and technical education programs, general education courses, high school dual enrollment, adult education, and workforce development training.

The Oakdale Site hours of operation are Monday - Friday, 7:45 AM to 4:15 PM PM during the fall and spring semesters. During the summer, the site operates on a four and a half-day work-week schedule. Faculty and staff work Monday - Thursday from 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM and on Friday, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM.

The following is a list of programs that have courses available at the Oakdale Site:

For more information, call (318) 335-3944 or email onestop@sowela.edu. SOWELA Oakdale is located at 117 Highway 1152, Oakdale, LA 71463.

Oakdale Campus Map

Campus Map - Oakdale


  1. SOWELA Oakdale
  2. Welding Center

3820 Senator J. Bennett Johnston Avenue
Lake Charles, Louisiana 70615
(337) 421-6565
(800) 256-0483

Mon-Thu: 7:45 AM to 4:15 PM
Friday: 7:45 AM to 12:00 PM
(337) 421-6550

SOWELA Technical Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, disability, or age in its programs and activities. The following person(s) have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies:

Title IX Officer

Candy Parker


(337) 421-6510 or (800) 256-0483

3820 Sen. J. Bennett Johnston Ave. Lake Charles, LA 70615

ADA Officer

Maegan Lewis


(337) 421-6952 or (800) 256-0483

3850 Sen. J. Bennett Johnston Ave. Lake Charles, LA 70615

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