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By completing this application I agree to the conditions of OLC’s computer account & network policy.  I affirm that the information I have provided is true and correct to the best of my knowledge.  I have received and/or accessed the electronic version of the 2018-2019 Student Handbook.  I agree to read this handbook and abide by its provisions.  I acknowledge that federal law permits institutions of higher education to disclose academic, enrollment and financial aid information about me to staff that need to know such information to carry out their administrative duties. Students who withdraw voluntarily from classes the first three weeks of registraion will receive 100% tuition refund.  Withdrawal from classes beginning the third week of classes will be assessed full charges.  If you have any questions please call Registrar's Office at 605-455-6033.

**Please submit only one online application.

If you change your address or degree during the semester, please complete the change of address form or change of major form available at your home center, thank you!

Documents needed: 

Official Signed High School Transcripts or Official GED Transcripts

Degree of Indian Blood or Tribal Enrollment Certification if you are a tribal member.

Copy of your Social Security Card for verification purposes.

Official College Transcripts, mail to: Registrar’s Office, PO Box 490, Kyle, SD 57752 or emailed to .

 Please contact the nearest college center for assistance with submitting documents, placement testing, and help with navigating the Jenzabar system for course registration. It is mandatory that your initial visit to Oglala Lakota College is face to face with the center staff of the college center.

 Oglala Lakota College is a decentralized system with college centers in each district on the Pine Ridge Reservation and an extension center in Rapid City and Cheyenne River.

Find your college center's information HERE

 The Nursing department has a separate location in Pine Ridge, and if you have questions regarding the Nursing Program, it is best to call them at 867-5856 or email the Department Chair, Jessica Zephier at

 State Certification

Registration Process:

 Students seeking state certification by enrolling in the ED 303E Indian Studies course need to submit college transcripts showing your degree awarded and complete the online application on the OLC website under Services, then Jenzabar and click on New Students Apply Here.

 Email documents to Leslie Mesteth in the Registrar’s Office at once you have completed the online application and state in your email that you wish to enroll in the ED 303E course.

 Course Information:

For more information about the course such as meeting times, methods and instructor names, please contact the Education Department Chair, Shannon Amiotte at or call 455-6012.


 The cost of tuition for tribal members is $84.00 a credit hour and $103.00 per credit hour for non-Indians students.

 The total cost due by the third week of classes for tribal members including fees is $360.00 and for non-Indian students is $417.00. For payment information and invoices, please contact Stevanna Hernandez in student accounts, her email is or call 455-6030.

*Summer tuition is $320 and $377 respectively, less $40 registration fee.

 The total cost of books is $39.90, the books are “American Indian Stories”, Zintkalal-Sa for $14.95 and “Land of the Spotted Eagle”, Reyhner for $24.95.



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FALL 2018 Calendar

Registration Begins for spring semester November 13th
Classes End December 7th
Make-up Period  December 10-12th
Assessment Days   December 13-14th
Final Grades and Assessment materials due  December 12th
Faculty Christmas Holiday December 17-January 7th
Support Staff Christmas Vacation December 24-27th

SPRING 2019 Calendar

Support Staff/Chairs Return January 2nd
Faculty Return January 7th
Registration Ends January 11th
Assessment Days January 14-18th
Course Cancellation Meeting  January 15th
ADD or DROP January 14-February 1st
Martin Luther King Day (Offices Closed) January 21st
Classes Begin (Sunday classes begin January 27th) January 21st
Last Week to Drop 100% January 28-February 8th
College Wide Make Up Day February 2nd and February 16th
President’s Day (Offices Closed) February 18th
AIHEC 2018 (Bismarck, ND)  March 16-19th
Spring Break (No classes)  March 18-22nd 
College Wide Make Up Day March 23rd and April 13th
Registration Begins for Fall semester April 15th
Easter Holiday (Good Friday) April 19th 
Application to Graduate Program due April 26th
Classes End (Sunday classes end May 12th) May10th
Faculty’s Last Day May 17th
Make-up Period May 13-15th
Assessment Days May 16-17th
Final Grades and Assessment materials due May 17th 
Last Day for Chairs May 31st 
Memorial Day (Offices Closed) May 27th
Graduation/Pow-wow June 14-16th
Last Day for Support Staff (24 pay period) June 14th



Scheduled disbursement dates

FALL 2018

Attendance Stipends:

#5(week 13-15) will be disbursed on DECEMBER 14, 2018

Higher Ed Disbursements:

Higher Ed #4 will be disbursed on DECEMBER 7, 2018


First funding in pays tuition & fees. If this is the case, the scholarship will be applied toward

your SP18 charges including books and any amount remaining after that will be disbursed to

the student.

DECEMBER 21, 2018:

Reading and Math Scholarships

If you’d like $200 or less taken from your Pell

award to apply to an old tuition bill, you’ll need

to give us something in writing stating so before

Pell is disbursed. $200 is the most we’re allowed

to keep and only once a year from Pell.

**Please note**

  1. If there is a 3rd party paying for your FL18 classes, please notify our office with

the proper information to get an invoice sent if needed. It is your responsibility to

make sure your bill is paid.

  1. All funding that is received by Tuesday @ noon and no later, will be disbursed the

following Friday. No exception!!

  1. Only center directors or counselors will be allowed to pick up checks from our

office. We do not release refund checks to students.

If you have any questions please contact your counselor and center


Thank you! Have a great semester and good luck!!