Latest Updates

March 25, 2020 at 4:32 p.m.

Associate Dean of Students for Residence Life Pamela McDowell provides students with an update on housing and logistics for finishing the semester remotely.

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March 25, 2020 at 11:16 a.m.

A return to on-campus learning will not be possible for the Spring 2020 semester. Learn more in the latest update from President David Anderson ’74.

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March 23, 2020 at 5:21 p.m.

Vice President And Chief Financial Officer Jan Hanson announces that the college will be processing housing and meal credits to address students’ time away from campus.

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March 18, 2020 at 4:02 p.m.

President Anderson extends his thanks to the staff members who have shouldered the in-person work of delivering on the college’s mission and supporting students.

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March 18, 2020 at 12:46 p.m.

Provost and Dean of the College Marci Sortor provides faculty and academic staff with information regarding changes to the academic calendar and academic policies.

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March 18, 2020 at 12:02 p.m.

Registrar Ericka Peterson provides students with information regarding changes to the academic calendar and academic policies.

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March 17, 2020 at 9:52 a.m.

President Anderson advises every Ole who does not have a compelling reason to remain on campus to return home immediately.

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March 16, 2020 at 5:26 p.m.

Associate Director of Human Resources Jacqueline Christensen provides faculty and staff with guidance on remote work and social distancing.

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March 16, 2020 at 3:57 p.m.

President Anderson announces that the college will transition to remote work for staff.

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March 14, 2020 at 4:02 p.m.

Associate Dean of Students for Residence Life Pamela McDowell provides students with detailed information about the coming weeks, and guidance on leaving campus.

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March 14, 2020 at 2:53 p.m.

President Anderson tells students who have travel concerns or feel uncomfortable remaining on campus that they are welcome to leave early for break.

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March 13, 2020 at 6:40 p.m.

The St. Olaf Coronavirus Response Team shares information with students about seeking medical care, mental health support, and the cancellation of all college-sponsored, non-essential travel.

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March 13, 2020 at 4:30 p.m.

The St. Olaf Coronavirus Response Team shares the steps the college is taking to mitigate the transmission of COVID-19.

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March 13, 2020 at 11:47 a.m.

Associate Dean of Students for Residence Life Pamela McDowell shares changes made to food service in Stav Hall in an effort to mitigate the transmission of COVID-19.

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March 13, 2020 at 9:58 a.m.

The St. Olaf Coronavirus Response Team shares the Minnesota Department of Health’s guidance for all institutions of higher education.

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March 12, 2020 at 4:18 p.m.

Associate Dean of Students for Residence Life Pamela McDowell provides students with detailed information ahead of the college’s extended spring break.

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March 12, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.

The St. Olaf Coronavirus Response Team provides an update on the college’s COVID-19 planning and mitigation measures.

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March 12, 2020 at 3:42 p.m.

President Anderson encourages members of the campus community to watch for updates on the COVID-19 web page and to continue to care for themselves and others.

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March 11, 2020 at 5:13 p.m.

The Coronavirus Response Team announces that St. Olaf has made the decision to extend spring break by one week.

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March 11, 2020 at 11:03 a.m.

Provost and Dean of the College Marci Sortor provides an update for faculty and academic staff, and asks them to begin thinking about how they could complete courses through remote teaching.

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March 5, 2020 at 3:12 p.m.

The St. Olaf Coronavirus Response Team provides two important updates to the entire campus community.

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March 4, 2020 at 12:50 p.m.

Provost and Dean of the College Marci Sortor provides faculty and academic staff with preliminary guidelines for how they should prepare to sustain the academic program in the case of course disruption.

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February 28, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.

President Anderson provides an update on how the college will monitor and respond to the COVID-19 global pandemic.

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February 27, 2020 at 12:03 p.m.

To St. Olaf College staffFrom David R. Anderson, President Of The College Dear Colleagues, I have formed a Coronavirus Response Team to plan for how to respond should there be an outbreak of the virus on campus, to stay abreast of developments with the virus, and to communicate with the campus and our other key […]

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