Facility Rental – Outside Groups

An invigorating place to be creative, productive, and focused.

St Olaf College offers flexible, high tech venues, and first-class service for meetings, conferences, camps, banquets, and more.  A variety of group sizes and event lengths can be accommodated year round, with residential space available during the summer months. Award-winning catering by Bon Appetit sweetens the deal. A unique environment for getting big-city amenities in a small-town setting. The campus is compact and walkable, surrounded by woods, prairie, wetlands and trails.

Serving You Well
Let our Conferences and Events professionals smooth the way for your successful event.

  • One-stop-shop, all your needs are met within the CCE Office.
  • Less corporate and much quieter. At the same time it’s practical and economical.
  • Twin Cities guests drive just 30-45 minutes opposite direction of rush hour.
  • Free parking.
  • Free WiFi.
  • Full post office, print center, and bookstore on location.

Take a Closer Look
Select your event type from the left column to find more information to help you plan your event.
Better yet, make the easy drive to Northfield (directions) and experience the beauty and vitality of the St. Olaf campus for yourself. Our staff will show you the facilities and describe what we will do to make your customized event a memorable success.

Ready to get started? Call us at (507) 786-3042 or (800) 726-6523 or e-mail events@stolaf.edu.

While You’re in the Neighborhood
Northfield is a visitor’s haven with coffee shops, ethnic restaurants, specialty stores, riverfront clubs, parks, art galleries, a historic river inn, theater productions, historical society and nearby paved bike trails.  Visit the Northfield Convention and Visitors Bureau website.