Dongguk University Los Angeles (DULA) operates from one of the largest modern Oriental medical facilities in the United States. The spacious four-story building – 51,000 square feet in all – houses 35 classrooms, a clinic facility with 14 treatment rooms and an herbal dispensary, a library, numerous study areas, conference rooms, a meditation room and even convenient on-site parking, free for visitors and patients.
DULA is centrally located in Los Angeles where the bustling international communities of Downtown, Koreatown, Silver Lake, Mid-Wilshire, Westlake, Little Tokyo, and Chinatown all come together. The diversity of the University’s immediate geographic community fosters an enriching learning and living experience for all students. There are also beaches close by to enjoy during the summer, mountains for weekend skiing and snowboarding getaways during the winter, as well as internationally renowned music, film, theater and other cultural venues in close proximity. Easy access to freeways, a 5-minute walk from the red and purple Metro lines, and reliable surface public transportation make our locale attractive to both our students and clinic patients.
With more than 10,000 volumes of books, 5,000 journals, and 250 videos relating primarily to Oriental medicine, our library offers a wealth of research resources to students and faculty. Through our aggressive acquisitions program and donations from benefactors, our library continues to grow into a major asset to the Los Angeles area Oriental medical community. Our stacks also include numerous Western medical texts, audio-visual materials and other study aids. Additionally, our library houses a student bookstore open regular library hours to better serve the campus community. The library has several Internet-enabled computers that are equipped for multiple foreign language usage. DULA is a wireless-capable campus with numerous hotspots.
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UNIVERSITY AUDITORIUM (LOTUS HALL)
This large, 6,300 square foot multi-purpose space offers a venue for examinations, commencement exercises, academic conferences, and continuing education seminars.
ZEN MEDITATION CENTER
Our meditation center is a quiet space reserved for reflection and therapeutic exercise.
ORIENTAL MEDICAL CENTER
DULA’s Oriental Medical Center (Clinic) includes 12 spacious treatment rooms with 1-2 beds per room, 4 consultation rooms, a full service herbal dispensary, a large intern lounge which frequently doubles as seminar room for in service trainings, and a conference room with computers available for internet research. The herbal dispensary maintains a stock of over 400 different herbs in raw, powdered, and processed form including herbal extracts, pills and capsules. Customized herbal formulas are prepared by the dispensary staff in both bulk and granule form for licensed practitioners and their patients.
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ON-CAMPUS PARKING FACILITIES
Available every day to all students on a daily or quarterly fee basis, our ample off-street, secured parking areas easily accommodate the parking needs of students and patients alike. The Facilities Department conducts regular rounds of the campus, including all parking areas, throughout the day and additional security is provided through independent security services during evening and weekend hours. The parking pass is required to be visibly displayed on the vehicle at all times. Failure to do so can cause the vehicle to be towed. The parking pass is available for purchase at DULA front desk of 2nd floor.