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Academic Calendar

Here is the Calendar of events for OLC.

  • November 26th 2015
    • 8:30am: Thanksgiving Day Holiday (no classes)
  • November 27th 2015
    • 8:30am: Thanksgiving Day Holiday (no classes)
  • December 4th 2015
    • 8:30am: Classes End
    • 10:00am: All Staff Mtg.
  • December 7th 2015
    • 8:30am: Make up Period
    • 9:00am: Chairs Mtg.
  • December 8th 2015
    • 8:30am: Make up Period
  • December 9th 2015
    • 8:30am: Make up Period
    • 8:30am: Final Grades Due
    • 9:00am: Education Dept. Mtg.
    • 9:00am: Lakota Studies 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