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Academic Calendar

Here is the Calendar of events for OLC.

  • October 21st 2016
    • 10:00am: Piya Wiconi Okolakiciye Mgt.
  • November 4th 2016
    • 10:00am: All Staff Meeting
  • November 7th 2016
    • 8:30am: Spring 2017 Registration Begins
    • 9:00am: Chairs Mtg.
  • November 11th 2016
    • Veteran's Day
  • November 18th 2016
    • 10:00am: Piya Wiconi Okolakiciye Mgt.
  • November 24th 2016
    • Thanksgiving Holiday
  • November 25th 2016
    • Thanksgiving Holiday
  • December 2nd 2016
    • Classes End
    • 10:00am: All Staff Meeting

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
Cassie Big Crow HSCC SSS Counselor Phone Email
Bernie Shot With Arrow PHCC/ENCC 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
  • Academic Assistance Only


  • 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