Admitted Student Days Schedule

Admitted Student Day programs are designed to launch your St. Olaf experience. The complete schedule of sessions and activities will be available in March, but the outline below will give you a general overview of what to expect.


Late afternoon Parent reception
Late afternoon Students check-in at Buntrock Commons for optional on-campus overnights


8 a.m. Check-in and breakfast in Buntrock Commons
9–9:30 a.m. Welcome
9:45–10:45 a.m. Elective Session No. 1*
11–11:45 a.m. Elective Session No. 2*
11:45 a.m.–12:45 p.m. Luncheon
1–1:45 p.m. Elective Session No. 3*
2–2:45 p.m. Elective Session No. 4*

 *Elective sessions will include faculty presentations on academic programs, student panels on campus life, and other presentations to help you plan for the start of your St. Olaf experience. 

*Elective session No. 1 will take an in-depth look at our five distinct faculties:

  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
  • Fine Arts
  • Natural Sciences and Mathematics
  • Interdisciplinary and General Studies

Additional sessions will cover the Conversation Programs, health sciences, global perspectives, campus and community life, music, recreation and sports, diversity issues, and the Piper Center for Vocation and Career.


  • Campus Tours will depart at 1, 2, and 2:45 p.m.
  • Residence Hall Tours will depart at 2 and 2:45 p.m.