Summer Housing

On Campus Summer Housing – SUMMER 2021 Rand Hall

We will begin accepting Summer Housing Requests on April 5, 2021. 

If you have questions about the Summer Residence Hall, please contact the Residence Life Office at

  • The Summer Housing Request deadline is Wednesday, May 15th, 2021. (email to request an application via email after May 15th)
  • Summer Resident Assistant and Summer Hall Receptionist Applications are available online beginning April 5, 2021  further down this page. Applications are due by April 12, 2021.
  • Double room rate is $10.10 per night.
  • There are a few single rooms available. Singles are billed out at the higher rate of $15.10 per night.  Priority will be given to documented medical reasons.
  • There will be some summer storage space for students moving into Rand. Summer storage hours will be posted closer to finals.

Check-in Time for May 31, 2021

  • Monday, May 31:  1:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Check-in Procedures for June 1 – August 26

Check-in at Rand Hall on:

  • Monday’s – Friday’s:   5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
  • Saturday’s – Sunday’s: 1:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Eligibility for campus housing

Students wishing to reside in St. Olaf housing over the summer should be working for the college, enrolled in summer classes or receiving academic credit at an internship or are currently enrolled students who have no other housing available.

Dates of Occupancy

Students wishing to reside in St. Olaf housing between May 26 – August 26 must submit a Summer Housing Request by May 15, 2021. Space is limited. You may be turned down for housing if you apply after May 15, 2021.  After May 15th to apply for summer housing please email

Late summer housing
Students wanting to remain on campus between August 22nd – September 2nd will move to early arrival housing in Ytterboe Hall on Thursday, August 26th between 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. All arrangements must be made with the Associate Dean of Students for Residence Life by August 4, 2021. There is an additional charge of $10.10 per night ($15.10 if in a single room).

Room and Board

The cost of a double and quad occupancy room is $10.10 per person per night and a single room is $15.10 per night.



Housing Procedures and Policies

Room Assignment
Each student will receive an assignment upon check-in.

Room requests will be based on the following:
1. Lives in Rand currently during current academic year
2. Will live in Rand during the fall of the next academic academic year
3. Mutual requests of roommate(s)

Students are expected to conduct themselves in a responsible and mature manner. It is expected that all students at St. Olaf College will comply with regulations as defined in the code of conduct while they are students, employees, or residents at St. Olaf.

Students living in summer housing may retain an automobile on campus, but must obtain a parking permit through online parking permit process. Permits are also required for motorcycles and mopeds. Parking during summer school is in the designated student parking areas and all vehicles must be registered.

Rand Hall does provide limited kitchen facilities that allow students to cook their own meals.

Students may store their belongings in the Rand Hall Storage Room as space permits on a first-come, first-serve basis before the end of the spring semester. Storage will be open at the end of the semester dates and times will be announced closer May. When you arrive at Rand Hall storage during the posted hours, inform the hall staff person working that you will be a summer resident.

At the end of each summer term, arrangements can be made through the Residence Life Office deposit belongings in the storage room (if space is available) of the residence hall in which you will reside during the 2021-22 school year. Honor house residents may store belongings in Honor House Storage located in Mellby hall.

Summer Employment Opportunities – Applications won’t be available until April 15

 Students interested in procuring part-time work on campus during the summer should contact the Office of Human Resources or visit the Student Employment Job Posting site or visit the Financial Aid Student Work page.  The on-campus options are limited. There will be a few work-study positions for hall receptionists available for Rand Hall summer residents and a five positions for Resident Assistant.

Hall Receptionists / storage workers
Applications will be accepted until April 25th at Noon.  We will only accept 15 applications and then close the process. We only hire 5 desk workers.   Students may not work over 40 hours per week on campus. Due to the large number of applications that may be received, not everyone is guaranteed an interview.

Summer Resident Assistants
Applications will be accepted until April 25th at Noon.  Compensation is summer room. We will only accept 15 applications.  We only hire 5 RAs for summer, not everyone is guaranteed an interview. Summer Resident Assistants are not guaranteed singles and may have roommates.  Summer RA candidates must have worked previously as an RA or JC. First consideration will be give to RA candidates that are available to work the entire summer.