Campus Security

Safety and security is a top priority at SOWELA Technical Community College. The goal of campus security is to provide a safe and secure environment that is conducive to learning and is consistent with the educational goals of this diverse institution, while building community partnerships that build trust, mutual respect, and cooperation.

Services Provided

  • Building Access
  • Emergency Response
  • Emergency Notification
  • Escort Service
  • Fire Safety
  • Lost and Found
  • Parking Passes
  • Security Alerts
  • Security Reports
  • Transport
  • Video Surveillance

The College's Campus Safety and Security program includes a number of professional, educational, and preventative components:

  • Armed Security
  • Awareness and Alertness
  • Building Inspectors
  • Communication
  • Vehicle and Foot Patrols

To request the above services or to report suspicious activity, use the contact information below. In cases of emergency, please dial 911.

Contact Information

On the main campus, the security office is located on the first floor of the Charleston Building.

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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