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Commencement Concert


The St. Olaf Choir, St. Olaf Orchestra, and St. Olaf Band present a joint concert celebrating commencement. All are welcome to attend. Live stream available at


Illumination Ceremony

Mellby Lawn

This annual ceremony honors our graduates as they transition to become a member of the St. Olaf alumni community. The class lanterns are placed on the Campus Green on Friday, and we encourage students to locate their personalized lantern sometime during the day, leaving it in place until after the ceremony. At the end of […]


Skoglund Gym

Graduating seniors and their families and friends are invited to gather to worship and give thanks for the life and the community that was shared by the graduating class. This capstone worship service is led by the campus pastors and also the St. Olaf Band and the St. Olaf Choir. The decision to hold Commencement […]

Academic Department Receptions

St Olaf College

Graduating seniors, family members, and guests are invited to meet and celebrate with faculty and staff across campus.

Commencement Weekend

St. Olaf College

We look forward to welcoming families and friends to the Hill to celebrate the Class of 2024!

Memorial Mums – pick-up

Lend a hand to place gold mums on the graves of faculty and staff who have served St. Olaf College. Mums, grave site maps, and treats will be provided. Email Jean Callister-Benson if you are able to help, and let her know which day you prefer to volunteer.  Flower placement Friday, May 24 | 7:30 […]