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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.

IT and DiSCO Resources

Other Helpful IT pages

Remote Work Resources page: [Link Here]


The DiSCO staff remains on-hand to answer any questions  you may have regarding technology for a project or course assignment. Again, contacting the help desk, or filling out [this consultation form], are the best way to reach out to us. We’ll answer as soon as we can and are more than willing to discuss things with to  you in (virtual) person.


The Libraries maintains a Live Chat on the [Library main page]. Also, stay connected via their [Facebook] and [Instagram] pages.

Other St. Olaf Resources for Students

Other St. Olaf resources for students

Counseling Resources:
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.

All Student Life resources remain available to all students and to you. The deans remain accessible in an on-call rotation 24 hours.
The Emergency Fund for Students remains active.

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.

Financial Aid staff and the Registrar’s Office remain available to all students. Both have a chat option on the website and are available through email, phone and for virtual meetings.


We get it.

Stay safe. Contact us if you need help.