General Information for Guests
Stub Hall Information
Stub Hall guest rooms have wireless Internet access and a cable connection. The name of Luther Seminary's wireless network is LutherNet. Access to the Internet is also available in the library in Gullixson Hall. You will need to ask the library circulation desk staff for the guest login information. There is a computer lab on the third floor of Stub Hall and in the first floor lounge.
Guest lounges are located on all three floors of Stub Hall. The lounge on the 3rd floor and kitchen on 2nd floor are for guest use. The 1st floor lounge and kitchen, and the Harrisville lounge on the 2nd floor are often used for meeting and classes.
Stub Hall Gym
"God's Gym", located in the basement of Stub Hall, is available for your use. Please see the Head Resident to check out a key.
There are coin-operated laundry facilities located in the gym area. Please see the Head Resident for a key. An ironing board and iron are available for check-out from the Head Resident.
A First Aid kit is located on the lower level next to God's Gym. No key entrance needed.
Using the telephone in your room, you can call any phone on campus by dialing the last three digits of the phone number. In order to place off-campus calls you must first dial '9'. Long distance calls can be made by using a calling or credit card.
Free Parking is available in the lots located on either the east side of Stub Hall, the west side of the Olson Campus Center, or south of Gullixson Hall. Street parking is allowed on the seminary side only of the residential streets. Parking in front of houses may result in the city of St. Paul ticketing and towing your vehicle.
A public fax machine is located at the Information Desk in the Olson Campus Center. Faxing is free. The fax number at this location is 651-523-1609. Incoming faxes from outside the United States will need to 01-651-521-1609.
The mail center on campus processes outgoing U.S. mail, it does not sell postage or special mail services. However, the Information Desk does sell US postage stamps. There is a US Post Office within an easy walk of the Olson Campus Center at 2286 Como Avenue.
651-641-3255 (on campus dial '255')
On-campus dining, located in Olson Campus Center, serves breakfast, lunch and dinner during the school year when regular classes are in session. (Services are varied in the summer months and holidays). Dining Services hours are posted on the entrance to the cafeteria. Closed on weekends. Menus are posted on Inside Luther.
Lower Level, Olson Campus Center
651-641-3440 (on campus dial 440)
The Luther Seminary Bookstore is an excellent source of theological classics, biblical material, devotional and liturgical helps, and current works on religion and faith. In addition, Augsburg Fortress shares retail space with the Bookstore and offers church educational curriculum, worship and music resources, ELCA periodicals and resources, vestments and ecclesiastical arts.
The bookstore is open 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Friday; open some Saturdays from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
2nd Floor, Gullixson Hall
651-641-3447 (on campus dial 447)
Lobby, Olson Campus Center
651-641-3456 (on campus dial 0)
Campus Watch staff are available from 5:00 pm until midnight for escorts to your vehicle. You can contact them at 651-324-9911
For Emergencies that require the attention of the police, fire department, or an ambulance dail '9' then '911'
When classes are in session during the school year, students, faculty, staff and visitors gather daily for chapel at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of the Incarnation in the Olson Campus Center. During Summer (June, July and August) worship is held in the Chapel of the Cross in Northwestern Hall. The Eucharist is celebrated every Wednesday.
The bank utilized by the seminary, Park Midway Bank, is located on Como Avenue, a few blocks south of campus.
- In Olson Campus Center on the main floor
- Park Midway Bank (east on Como)
- Tim and Tom Speedy Market for TCF (east on Como)
- SuperAmerica for Wells Fargo (Hwy 280 and University Avenue)
Full Mail Service
There is a United States Post Office located on Como Avenue in St. Anthony Park, just south of campus.
A small food store, "Speedy Market", is located at the intersection of Como Avenue and Doswell Street, one block south of campus, in St. Anthony Park. Food, produce, baked goods, cleaning/laundry supplies and some personal care items are available. Speedy Market also has a deli. There is also a Cub Foods in the Har Mar mall on Snelling. The Hampden Park Co-op is located at Raymond Ave and W Hampden Ave. only a couple miles from the seminary.
Houses of Worship
The Twin City area offers a wide variety of worship opportunities. Located in close proximity (walking distance) to the seminary campus are congregations of Lutheran, Episcopal, United Church of Christ, and United Methodist denominations.
Auto Repair Shop
- Park Service (east on Como) 651.644.4775
- Park Service Citgo (east on Como)
- BP (Eustis and Larpenteur)
Luther Seminary is accessible from Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport by taxi service, shuttle service and and by light rail and city bus—Metropolitan Transit Commission (MTC).
The seminary is located along MTC bus route #3 and very near a transfer point that connects bus service to both the city of St. Paul and the city of Minneapolis. Service along these routes operates seven days a week. Fare and schedule information may be obtained by telephoning the MTC at 612/373-3333. There are also bus route information pamphlets available at the Information Desk in the Campus Center. http://metrotransit.org/
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS IN REGARDS TO THESE OR OTHER SERVICES, PLEASE DIAL "0" OR VISIT THE INFORMATION DESK IN THE CAMPUS CENTER.