Olson Hall

Completed in 1955 and named for Oscar L. Olson—third president of Luther College (1921 to 1932)—this hall was renovated in summer of 2004 to include suites for upperclassmen and three-person rooms for first-year students.

The hall contains an east wing and a west wing, which are connected by a large TV lounge on the first floor, the main social lounge on the second floor, and a large study lounge on the third floor.

  • Houses 196 students
  • Three-person rooms for first-year students
  • Four-person suites for upperclassmen students (Two rooms connected by a common room)
  • All rooms have tile floors (you may bring carpet remnants or rugs—no carpet tape or duct tape)
  • Moveable furniture, including beds that can be lofted.  No homemade lofts are permitted.  Bed rails are available upon request.
  • Social lounge, TV lounge, and study lounge
  • Computer lab
  • One CAT6 network connection per person in each room
  • Wireless network coverage found throughout the building
  • Laundry room
  • Kitchen including microwave, sink, stove, and refrigerator
  • No smoking is allowed anywhere in the hall

 

Olson Hall three-person rooms are 14' x 16'

The following is provided for each student: twin bed, desk, desk chair, desk hutch, 3-drawer dresser, and a built-in closet. 

Olson Hall four-person suites consist of two double-occupancy bedrooms separated by a common room. Each room measures 11' x 14'

The following is provided in the bedroom for each student: twin bed, desk, desk chair, desk hutch, 3-drawer dresser, and a built-in closet.

In the suite common room, the college provides two to three pieces of furniture that include a combination of couches, chairs, and end tables.

Suite application guidelines