Administration of the St. Olaf College parking policy is the responsibility of the Parking Office.  This includes permit applications, permit payments and issuance, lot assignments, citation collections, and appeals.  Any questions regarding this policy should be directed to or 507-786-2972, or by contacting the Buntrock Office (007 Buntrock Commons).  Parking enforcement on campus is the responsibility of the Public Safety Department.

St. Olaf College is a residential campus where student and employee parking is regulated. All student, faculty, staff and Bon Appetit employee vehicles must display a current parking permit to park on campus property.  Students, Faculty, staff and Bon Appetit employees can apply for a parking permit online at: Campus parking areas are designated by the type of permit issued by the Parking Office and restricted to assigned areas.  For the complete parking policy, select Parking Policy from the menu above.

Visitors to St. Olaf should park only in designated as “Visitor Only” or “Faculty/Staff/Visitor” spaces. Visitors who intend to park on campus overnight or for more than one day should obtain a visitor parking permit from Public Safety.  If you are a visitor and received a citation, please send an email to with your citation number and license plate number so we can update our records.