Legal Information About St. Olaf

The formal legal name of the college is ST. OLAF COLLEGE

St. Olaf is a non-profit educational corporation organized and existing under the laws of the State of Minnesota.

St. Olaf is a tax-exempt institution under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Further tax information and reports about St. Olaf College can be found here.

The college’s Articles of Incorporation as amended are available here.

The college’s Bylaws as amended are available here.

Signing Authority – Unless explicitly delegated with such authority in writing, only the President and the Chief Financial Officer have authority to execute contracts on behalf of St. Olaf College. Further information is available in the Contract Review and Approval Process section.

The information and materials on this website provide general information. Nothing contained herein shall be construed or relied upon as a contract or as legal advice. The Office of the General Counsel is available to assist with St. Olaf College-related legal matters. The General Counsel represents the College only, and cannot provide legal advice to students, staff, faculty or other community members on personal matters.

The Office of the General Counsel is committed to providing an environment that is welcoming and inclusive of all.  As with all St. Olaf programs and activities, the Office of the General Counsel does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, marital status, or any other legally protected status.