Weather in Minnesota

“Can you believe all the snow we got last night?!” “Beautiful day out there isn’t it?” “Well you know it’s not the heat that bothers me, it’s that darn humidity!” You will probably hear a lot of comments like these at St. Olaf because Minnesotans love to talk...

Roommates

  Before arriving at St. Olaf: you might consider trying to get into contact with your future roommate before the semester starts (by e-mail, Facebook, or other means). It can help take some pressure off and help you both begin getting to know each other. Other...

Safety at St. Olaf

In general, St. Olaf and Northfield are very safe. However, the college has extra resources to ensure that students are always supported and safe both on, and off-campus.   On-Campus: Public Safety Public Safety provides 24-hr security for the St. Olaf campus,...

Drugs and Alcohol Policy

Hello International Oles! Being in college is an amazing experience and we as ISCs are here to assist, advise, and guide you so you make the most of your experience as an Ole. In college, you have all the freedom, but I should add that freedom comes with...

Creating your own experience

  Individual Major: St. Olaf offers a wide range of different majors and concentrations but sometimes students gain an interest in different academic fields. St. Olaf offers the chance for its students to design their own majors. If you have an idea about the...