Life on the Hill wouldn’t be the same without the support and involvement of alumni and families. We encourage you to explore the many opportunities we have to be part of our community.

Why does your support matter?

Now, more than ever, our society needs informed leaders in all walks of life who are capable of disciplined, creative thinking; leaders with empathy toward others and strong ethics and values to guide them. We are uniquely positioned to prepare those leaders of tomorrow. Investing in St. Olaf College is not only an investment in the college’s future but also, through our graduates, the future of the larger world in which we live.

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Mortarboard with "Thanks Mom & Dad" written on the top


May 25–27

Watch Video


June 1–3

Watch Video

Homecoming and Family Weekend

Homecoming and Family

September 21-23

Save the Date

Alumni and Family Travel


For alumni, parents, family, and friends, we offer amazing programs throughout the year.


St. Olaf Fund

Collectively, your St. Olaf Fund gifts provide $5 million to support academics, financial aid, and residential learning — all helping Oles access and excel in St. Olaf’s liberal arts learning community.

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Maj. Gen. William
Collins ’84

Listen to Collins, the recipient of this year’s Distinguished Alumni Award, talk about how St. Olaf prepared him for life beyond the Hill.

For the Hill
and Beyond

Learn more about our comprehensive campaign to raise $200 million by 2020.

Calderón ’16

Learn more about Adria’n’s St. Olaf Jazz Band tour experience in Cuba.