Financial Aid

We will have two to three staff members on campus every day for in-person appointments. There will be other financial aid counselors that will be available for virtual appointments now and until further notice. You can book an appointment (phone, Google Meet or in-person) through this link.

There will be clear signage for a secure, contactless way for students to drop off payments, scholarship checks and other necessary paperwork.

For up-to-date information on the general campus reopening, please reference St. Olaf Covid-19 Updates.

The Financial Aid Office strives to provide access to a St. Olaf education by proactively serving and educating families of varied economic backgrounds. We administer financial aid programs with a commitment to equity, consistency, and transparency in awarding resources.

The majority of our financial aid program is need-based aid, including federal, state, and college grants, student employment awards, and loans. St. Olaf also offers a number of merit scholarship awards for academic accomplishments, community involvement, and fine arts ability and achievement.

Paying for college involves a partnership between our students, their families, and the college. We look carefully at the unique financial circumstances of every family, and offer every student the best package of support we can. While each family differs in its resources, its priorities, and its attitudes toward money, St. Olaf follows policies and practices to treat families equitably in the process.

Funding Sources for St. Olaf students

(information about student employment, the Emergency Fund, off-campus study and funding for internships/research)

Billing and Payments Contact Information
If you have questions about the bill or payments, please contact the Student Accounts Office at 507-786-3296 or
Financial Aid Contact information
Phone: 507-786-3019 or 1-877-235-8386
Fax: 507-786-3399