Upcoming Visit Days

Fall Visit Days

Thursday, October 20, Friday October 21, and Monday, November 7 (registration links below)fall campus

Join us for a Fall Visit Day program. You will see the campus in gorgeous fall colors, but more important, you’ll meet the people who bring St. Olaf to life. Classes will be in full swing, fall sports in season, the music ensembles rehearsing for Christmas Festival, and students working in labs and studios across the campus. It’s a great time to imagine what your St. Olaf experience will be.

During a Fall Visit Day program, we’ll show you what makes St. Olaf strong:

  • Conversation programs (intense academics)
  • The nation’s leading study-abroad program (to help you gain a global perspective)
  • A wide-ranging health professions program
  • One of the best fine arts programs around (yes! we have much more than a terrific music program)
  • The Piper Center, where you’ll develop a plan to launch your career

Throughout the day, you’ll have a chance to talk with faculty (we’ve been rated No. 2 in the nation for quality of teaching) and meet current students. You’ll get to explore Regents Hall of Natural and Mathematical Sciences (ranked No. 2 for science labs and facilities, but who’s counting?), fine arts studios, and our athletic facilities. You will also enjoy a meal in our food service (consistently among the best in the nation, if such ratings matter).

Tentative Fall Visit Day Schedule

8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.   Check-in and Continental Breakfast
8:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.   Welcome
9 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.    Faculty STO Talks, Panels on Admissions & Financial Aid, Study Abroad, Student Life, Music, Athletics, Fine Arts, Internships & Career Planning, Health Professions, & Conversation Programs
11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  Buffet Luncheon
Campus Tours will be offered at four times in the late morning and early afternoon
Open classes and rehearsals in the Fine Arts will be available from noon to 6:00 p.m.

Register for Fall Visit Day: Thursday, October 20, Friday, October 21, or Monday, November 7


Junior Preview Days

Monday, February 20 and Monday, March 13

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Join us for a special visit program designed for high school juniors.

Tentative Junior Preview Day Schedule

8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.   Check-in and Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m.   Welcome and Faculty STO Talks
10:45 and 11:45 a.m.: Elective sessions and panel discussions
11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  Buffet Luncheon
Plus campus tours from mid-morning to early afternoon.


If you have any questions between now and then, please give us a call or send an email. Questions about Fall Visit Days may be sent to fallvisitdays@stolaf.edu.  The general contact number is 507-786-3025 and the email address is admissions@stolaf.edu.