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Academic Calendar

Here is the Calendar of events for OLC.

  • October 12th 2015
    • 8:30am: Native American Day Holiday (no classes)
  • October 16th 2015
    • 10:00am: Piya Wiconi Okolakiciye
  • October 23rd 2015
    • 9:00am: Education Dept. Mtg.
  • November 2nd 2015
    • 9:00am: Chairs Mtg.
  • November 6th 2015
    • 10:00am: All Staff Mtg.
  • November 9th 2015
    • 8:30am: Registration for Spring Begins
  • November 11th 2015
    • 8:30am: Veteran's Day Holiday (classes meet)
  • November 13th 2015
    • 9:00am: Lakota Studies Mtg.
    • 10:00am: Piya Wiconi Okolakiciye
  • November 20th 2015
    • 9:00am: Education Dept. Mtg.

Student Support Services


Milton Fineran SSS Director (CRCC/LCC/PCCC) Phone Email
Aloysius Wounded Head PRCC/OCC SSS Counselor Phone Email
Diana Lessert PSCC/WKCC/EWCC SSS Counselor Phone Email
Tammy Steele PHCC/ENCC SSS Counselor Phone Email
Cassie Big Crow HSCC SSS Counselor Phone Email

The Student Support Services began at Oglala Lakota College in the Fall of 1993. It is one of the TRIO programs funded by the U.S. Dept. of Education and serves 200 students a year.

Student Support Services Program Purpose

  • To provide opportunities for academic development.
  • To assist students with OLC requirements.
  • To motivate or help students reach the completion of their academic goals.

Program Eligibility

The Program targets students who are

  • First Generation-meaning your parents do not have a four year degree.
  • Low-income
  • Students with disabilities


  • Tutoring-the main service component.
  • Tutor Labs
  • Mentoring
  • Peer Mentoring
  • Academic Advising
  • Personal Counseling
  • Financial Aid application assistance
  • Scholarship Application help
  • Cultural Activities
  • Other Services