Visit & Connect

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WELCOME!

The St. Olaf community is as strong as ever. Explore the ways you can virtually experience St. Olaf to envision yourself on campus and get a taste of the energy, compassion, and excellence Oles surround themselves with every day.

We have created three different types of visits that you can take advantage of to explore the Ole community, and discover the unique characteristics that make the Hill a life-changing place.

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VISIT VIRTUALLY

1. VISIT VIRTUALLY

We’re here for you. Connect with your Admissions Officer to get insight on the admissions and financial aid process; learn more in an interview and information session; and explore the ways you can learn about the community and academic opportunities from our students and faculty.

VIRTUAL CONNECTIONS

Register for an Information Session, Interview with an Admissions Officer, and 1:1 Conversations with current students and faculty.

REGISTER NOW

VIRTUAL VISIT EXPERIENCE

Explore our campus tour, meet current Oles,
and get to know the Hill, virtually.

START NOW

2.CONTACTLESS VISITS

Stay tuned to this page for unique opportunities to see the campus. Currently, we are offering the opportunity to see campus from your vehicle during our Driving Campus Tour.

DRIVING TOUR

3. VIRTUALLY NEAR YOU

We value our relationships with communities in high schools, college fairs, and community-based organizations. While we won’t be taking part in travel as usual this fall, we will still make every effort to connect to organizations and networks in your area.

(Photo: Admissions team photographed during move-in day. Fall 2019)
FIND US "NEAR" YOU

UPCOMING VIRTUAL EVENTS

Join us for our final Virtual  Open House of the Fall!

Attend an Information Session led by one of our Admissions Officers, where you’ll learn more about the college, application deadlines, and financial aid. Experience a Virtual Campus Tour led by one of our fantastic student tour guides. Join a student panel to get to know current Oles and how they balance life and learning on the Hill. Evening sessions will also include a Town Hall style session led by our Dean & Director of Admissions exclusively for parents and guardians.

Now through January – Build Your Best Application: At St. Olaf College, our Early Decision and Early Action application deadlines are right around the corner. We want to help you build the best Common Application or Coalition Application you can, which is why we invite you to join us for two types of personalized application support: a series of Virtual College Application Seminars and/or one on one Essay Help.

Register for our College Application Seminars and hear from members of the recruitment team about building your best application, editing resources, clichés to avoid, and other hot tips straight from the team members who will be reading your application. Register for your spot today!

Finally this fall, St. Olaf Admissions is partnering with the St. Olaf Writing Desk to offer Common App Essay help to prospective students. In a tutoring session, you will work collaboratively with your Writing Center tutor to brainstorm ideas, strengthen points, develop paragraphs, and organize thoughts. Please come prepared with a draft or outline of your college application essay. Register for your spot today!