The Hardin Student Center

The Hardin Student Center (HSC) is the main activity building for daily life at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Housed within its walls are many student related offices, classrooms, a coffee shop, a post office, and a bookstore. HSC is a great place to get out of the heat and relax for a few minutes on one of the couches.  Wireless internet access is available for students and families.  Contact ITC to find out how to connet to the network.


  • Monday 6:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday 6:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday 6:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
  • Thursday 6:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
  • Friday 6:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
  • Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Sunday CLOSED

Café New Orleans

Café New Orleans is located in the Hardin Student Center and serves the students, staff, and faculty of the Seminary as well as the local community. The Café offers a variety of breakfast items, sandwiches, soups and salads. Several varieties of coffees, hot and iced, are available. Check out the types available and even place an order from their website at There are also a variety of gift items such as gifts from the Holy Lands made of olive wood, and NOBTS apparel, mugs, and bags. Café New Orleans opens each morning at 7:00 a.m. The hours of operation vary with each school semester schedule. Feel free to come by or call 504-816-8579 for more information.

Lifeway Christian Store

Lifeway Christian Store is located on the first floor of the Hardin Student Center. The Lifeway campus store is owned and operated by Lifeway Christian Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention. The hours of operation are Monday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  Brantley Scott is the Manager of Lifeway Christian Store. Their phone number is 504-282-2626. The store features many Christian books, Bibles, materials, music, cards, and gift items as well as required textbooks, and school supplies.


The services of a Family Nurse Practitioner and clinic Medical Assistant are available at the NOBTS Clinic, for faculty, staff, students, spouses and their children. Hours of operation vary and are posted at the Clinic. Appointments should be scheduled by calling 504-816-8596. The Nurse Practitioner and medical assistant are not on call during off-duty hours.

Available services include: immunizations, physical exams, lab test, screening & monitoring, minor surgery, treatment of common chronic conditions, off-site referrals, diagnosis & management of common episodic problems, and prescription refills.

Post Office

A full-service Contract Station Post Office is located on the first floor of the Hardin Student Center.

The hours are as follows:

Day Regular Hours Summer Hours
Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m

The Post Office is closed for chapel from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday.

There is one daily mail pick-up between 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Mail is delivered to all apartment buildings on campus with the exception of the dormitories and Courtyard Apartments. Students residing in those locations are required to rent campus post office boxes.

Information Technology Center (ITC)

The Information Technology Center is located on the second floor of the Hardin Student Center. The center provides computers and related equipment to be used by students, staff and faculty. The hours of operation vary according to semester. Please call 504-816-8180 for more information.


The mission of New Orleans Baptist Theological
Seminary is to equip leaders to fulfill the Great
Commission and the Great Commandments through
the local church and its ministries.


Biblical Studies
Christian Education
Church and Community Ministries
Church Music Ministries
Pastoral Ministries
Theological and Historical Studies
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