Virtual Programming

In light of the decision to restrict active in-person programming due to the ever-developing COVID-19 situation, the Office of Student Activities, in partnership with other offices on campus, is working to provide involvement opportunities and activities for St. Olaf students that limit in-person interaction. Continue to check this webpage for updated information about upcoming events!

Have an idea for an event? Send it our way!

Stay connected on social media!

There are lots of great activities, tips, and tricks being shared via Instagram from a number of offices on campus. If you’re on Instagram, make sure you follow the below accounts!

@sgastolaf (OSA)




Are you still living on campus?

Don’t worry! We haven’t forgotten about you! We are crafting activities that you can take part in while still in Northfield! Be sure to check out the exclusive on-campus opportunities and activities the Division of Student Life is working on! Have ideas you would like to see? Make sure to let us know!

Learn more about on-campus programming!

Think your favorite cereal is the most beloved breakfast snack on campus? Sign-up to join the bracket and see if you can predict which cereal reigns supreme! Check out the bracket and submit your predictions using the link below in order to enter to win a $50 Amazon shopping spree!

Learn more about the St. Olaf Snacket Bracket

Are you a trivia wizard? Tune in every Thursday for an exciting evening of Trivia! Trivia will be hosted using Kahoot. We will link the trivia game on this page the night before and you will have until Friday morning to complete the trivia. Prizes will be awarded to the winners each week! Here are some of the upcoming topics:

Have an Ole you want to send some encouraging words to? Want to thank a St. Olaf staff or faculty member? Do you want to recognize medical staff and other community members for the hard work they are doing? Take a moment to send a Gratitude Gram!

Send a Gratitude Gram!

Think your pet is the cutest? Want to simply look at fun photos of pets? We’ve got you covered! Check out Ole Pet Pics Photo Contest and submit your pet’s photo using the link below in order to enter to win a $25 Amazon shopping spree!

Learn more about the Ole Pet Pics Photo Contest

The virtual marathon is a way for students, faculty, and staff to stay active! The Goal is to run 26.2 miles from March 18th – April 5th. Participants who complete the distance during that time will receive an Intramural Championship T-Shirt (subject to availability). No need to register!

Learn more about the Virtual Marathon

Do you have an eye for design? The OSA is looking for exciting designs for buttons and stickers to hand out from our office! Submit a design (or two) by May 1, 2020 and enter to win an Amazon shopping spree!

Learn more about the sticker and button competition

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Excercising your body and your mind are great ways to focus your thoughts and stay active, even when indoors or away from campus. Check out the resources from Recreation and the free resources to the right to learn more!

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Looking for alternative activities to do remotely? Try a few of these out-of-the-box ideas!