Working (and learning) remotely will require access to the internet. Some Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and Telecom companies have responded during the global pandemic by providing free or expanded service. Check with your local ISP or mobile carrier, or review this list.
For Students: Resources for remote study
Use this page as a resource as you align your daily academic practice with the requirements of a remote-study situation. Learn to test your connections to various types of video conference tools, find free software, and other ways to stay healthy and focused.
To get IT Help and support
Contact the IT Help desk.
This is the best way to get your message to the right IT staff for help. Find the appropriate form within our service catalog, and it will be sent to the correct team automatically. Otherwise, this general request form will be routed appropriately. The IT Helpdesk page has more information.
Need Equipment to study while distant?
Students needing loan of equipment to complete remote coursework should use this general request form: it will be routed appropriately and immediately.
Other St. Olaf resources for students
Let’s Talk – Monday-Friday, 8 am – 5 pm details on this and additional resources are on the website
Center for Advising and Academic Support (CAAS): The Writing Desk, SI, tutoring and academic coaching ARE available in a virtual format. Students can also meet virtually with CAAS staff. Tips for online learning are available on the CAAS website.
Wellness Center :
Publishing a weekly newsletter with tips for managing in this stressful time. Webinars on a variety of wellness topics, Podcasts
Office of Student Activities Virtual Programming
Programs for students staying on campus, Thursday Trivia, Gratitude Grams
Virtual marathon, Yoga videos
The Piper Center
Coaches and student Peer Advisors are now running a completely virtual career center.
We get it.
Stay safe. Contact us if you need help.