St. Olaf College
The Academic Catalog 2017-18
This catalog supercedes The Academic Catalog 2016-17
Higher Learning Commission
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Private Institutions Registration
St. Olaf College is registered with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to Minnesota Statutes sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions.
St. Olaf College admits students of any race, color, national, and ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national and ethnic origin, sexual orientation, or disability in administration of its educational policies, financial aid program, athletics, and all other programs.
St. Olaf College is an equal opportunity employer and follows a voluntary affirmative action policy in the recruitment and hiring of faculty and staff.
Title IX Resources
Reservation of the Right to Modify
The provisions of this catalog are to be considered directive in character and not as an irrevocable contract between the student and the college. The college reserves the right to make changes that seem necessary or desirable, including course and program cancellations.
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
The provisions of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) prohibit the college from releasing grades or other information about academic standing to parents unless the student has released such information in writing, or unless the student is a dependent as defined by FERPA. Further information concerning St. Olaf College procedures in compliance with FERPA is available on the Registrar's Office website.
Class and Lab Schedule
For updated information about the current year's course offerings and their general education attributes, view the class and lab schedule.
Previous Versions of the Catalog
Previous versions of the St. Olaf Academic Catalog are available as follows:
- 2002-04 Academic Catalog with Supplement
- 2004-06 Academic Catalog with Supplement
- 2006-08 Academic Catalog (in effect during 2006-2007 only)
- 2007-08 Academic Catalog
- 2008-09 Academic Catalog
- 2009-10 Academic Catalog
- 2010-11 Academic Catalog
- 2011-12 Academic Catalog
- 2012-13 Academic Catalog
- 2013-14 Academic Catalog
- 2014-15 Academic Catalog
- 2015-16 Academic Catalog
- 2016-17 Academic Catalog