New Student Information

Academic Advising Questionnaire

Due July 1

This questionnaire is designed to guide you in thinking about your goals and interests as you begin to plan your St. Olaf education.  Contact Kathy Glampe with questions.

Online Placement Process

Due August 1

Online language placement process is offered in Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Norwegian, and Spanish.  Online placement process is also offered in chemistry, computer science, and mathematics.   New students should review placement information on the Destination site to complete all applicable placement processes before arriving on campus for Week One orientation.

As part of St. Olaf College’s General Education curriculum, students must complete two courses during the first year of enrollment. These courses are Religion 121 (Bible in Culture and Community) and Writing 111 (First-Year Writing).  Click here for important information about registering for these courses.  Contact Registrar’s Office (; 507-786-3015) with questions.