General Homecoming Information

Registration, Registration Changes, Cancellations, and Refunds

To update an existing registration, please follow the “Update My Registration” link in your confirmation email and follow the instructions or contact us at 888-865-6537 or

Additions to registrations may be made at any time, however, please note that September 25 is the deadline to request a refund for a cancellation.

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Buntrock Commons, Crossroads

Friday: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday: 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday: 8 a.m. – Noon

Information Desk Hours

Have general questions? Stop by the Information Desk in Buntrock Commons, Crossroads, or call x6880 from any campus phone (507-786-6880 from your cell).

Friday: 8 a.m. – 2 a.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. – 2 a.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m. – Midnight

Rølvaag Memorial Library

Friday: 7:45 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday: Noon – 11 p.m.

Music Library

Friday: 7:45 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday: Noon – 11 p.m.

St. Olaf Bookstore

Friday: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Skogland Athletic Center and Tostrud Center

Skoglund Athletic Center and Tostrud Center are open during the weekend for use. The fitness room, pool, indoor track, and racquetball courts are open during the hours listed below. The outdoor tennis courts next to Skoglund Center are open all weekend, as well as the trails around campus. The climbing wall (must be at least 18 years old) will also be available for use subject to the rules and regulations of the wall.


Skoglund Athletic Center and Tostrud Center: 6:30 a.m.–8:45 p.m.
Skoglund Pool: noon–2 p.m.
Climbing Wall: 4–8 p.m.


Skoglund Athletic Center and Tostrud Center: 9 a.m.–8:45 p.m.
5K Run/Walk: 8 a.m.
Climbing Wall: 1–5 p.m.


Skoglund Athletic Center and Tostrud Center: Noon–10:30 p.m.
Skoglund Pool: 2–4:30 p.m.
Climbing Wall: 4–9 p.m.

The Cage

The Cage, located on the second level of Buntrock Commons, offers short-order meals, snacks, beverages, and baked goods.

Friday: 7:30 a.m.–8 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m.–8 p.m.
Sunday: 9 a.m.–10 p.m.

Stav Dining Hall

Stav Dining Hall offers students and guests all-you-can-eat dining for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Join us for the widest variety of food on campus with several entrée choices, a full salad bar, and deli buffet. Dessert and beverage selection included. Guests may pay at the door; current students may use Ole cards for all meals.


Breakfast: 7–9:45 a.m.
Lunch: 10:30 a.m.–2 p.m.
Dinner: 4:30–7:30 p.m.


Breakfast: 7–9:45 a.m.
Dinner: 4:30–7:30 p.m.


Breakfast (Continental): 8:30–10:15 a.m.
Brunch: 11 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Dinner: 4:30–7:30 p.m.

Pause Kitchen

The Lion’s Pause is a student-run nightclub located on the first floor of Buntrock Commons. Besides being a nightclub and event space, students operate the Pause Kitchen, which offers a full menu of treats — including pizza and shakes — for low prices.

Friday: 10:30 a.m.– Midnight
Saturday: 10:30 a.m.–2 a.m.
Sunday: 10:30 a.m.– 2 a.m.

Rain/Severe Weather Plan

Most events happening during Homecoming and Family Weekend will happen rain or shine. However, a few outdoor events may be moved to an indoor location or canceled in the case of severe weather (lightning, high winds, tornado watch or warning, etc.). Check the TV screens in Buntrock Commons for updates.

Wireless Internet

Follow these steps to connect to the St. Olaf network:

  1. Select the “St. Olaf Guest” wireless network on your device.
  2. Open a page on your web browser. On mobile devices, the web browser and policy statements should open automatically.
  3. Read the guest network policy statements and select ‘I agree.’

If you work at a participating eduroam institution, your device should automatically connect to the St. Olaf eduroam wireless network.

Lost and Found

A lost and found area is located at the Buntrock Commons Information Desk. Public Safety Dial x3666 from any campus phone to reach Public Safety. Phones are located outside most residence halls (in metal boxes) and throughout every campus building. Call 507-786-3666 from your cell.

Public Safety

Call 507-786-3666 to reach Public Safety.