The Pause

Kitchen phone: 507-786-6969

Staff office: Buntrock 20A, 507-786-2968


The Pause
 is a multi-faceted student facility located in the lowest level of the Buntrock Commons. Students can reserve space in the Pause for all-campus events sponsored by organizations and order certain low-cost food/snack items from the Pause kitchen for student group meetings. The Pause is a branch of the Student Government Association.

Mane Stage

To reserve the Pause Mane Stage, submit a completed reservation form at least two weeks in advance of your requested date. Contact 507-786- 2968 or techtriumvirate@stolaf.edu with questions.

Lion’s Lair

Acoustic performances and small parties are encouraged to use this small performance/dining venue. Otherwise, it is open at all times for dining and studying. A completed reservation form is required.

Pause Kitchen: 507-786-6969

Our prices are competitive and our food is delicious, so give us a try! We are happy to take orders for your large group meeting in Buntrock, or any other building on campus. We can accommodate large pizza orders (more than 4 pizzas) with minimum 24-hour advance notice.

Simply complete this form 24 hours in advance so that your food will be ready when you need it. All you need is a department charge card, check, cash, or Ole Dollars. Sorry, no credit cards.

Is your organization interested in hosting a Pause Dance? Check out this page!