Blogs at Gustavus

Five Questions with Douglas Hartmann

The cultural sociologist comes to campus to talk about race, sports, and protest.

College Rhythm in February

February is the beginning of spring semester. Many students are optimistic about a new start and enjoy reuniting with friends who were away for January Term or fall. Later in the month, students may feel sad or depressed due to the winter weather or as the academic work starts to accumulate. In the spring, sophomores […]

Dates & Deadlines: The Next 60 Days

February 23:  Late Registration Deadline February 27: Mn Private Colleges Job and Internship Fair March 3: Building Bridges Conference March 11:  35th annual President’s Ball in Mankato March 16: Africa Night “Rep Your Roots: Celebrating Pan-Africanism” March 30 – April 8:  Spring Break Residence Halls Close at 9:00 AM on Friday, March 30 (no classes on Friday) and re-open at […]

Room Draw (Housing Assignments) For 2018-2019

Read “The Basics of Room Draw & FAQ” section of this website! Check out the Room Draw timeline for important reminders and dates. Submit your Housing Contract (via WebAdvisor – will be available SOON!) Pay your $500 fall registration deposit – allowing you to participate in Room Draw and register for fall 2017 classes – by March 31, 2017 […]

Application for Graduation

A reminder from the Registrar’s Office: check with your senior student to make sure they have applied for graduation. At the beginning of spring semester, there were still over 125 seniors who had not yet turned in their paperwork.  If you have a senior who plans to participate in Commencement, make sure to ask! If your student has questions […]

Student Leader Applications

February is the month when most significant leadership groups at the College recruit new members. Check out the following websites for more information and please encourage your student to apply to whatever looks most interesting to them! Collegiate Fellow (CF) selection, Residential Life (due 2/21) Gustie Greeter Orientation Leaders, Campus Activities (due 2/23) Peer Assistants (PA), Peer Education […]

Off-Campus Living Permission

Gustavus Adolphus College is a residential institution. This means ALL students are required to live on-campus all four years. Students MUST receive permission from the Residential Life Office to live off-campus, which is granted based on seniority. Based on projected enrollment numbers, there will very likely be no off-campus permissions granted for 2018-2019. Students may […]

Monday Moments with President Bergman: February 19, 2018

Gustavus President Rebecca M. Bergman shares her thoughts with College employees each week.

Men’s Hockey Hosts MIAC Playoff Quarterfinal Versus Concordia

The Gustavus men’s hockey team is set to open the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Playoffs, hosting a quarterfinal matchup against Concordia College Thursday evening. The No. 4 seeded Gusties (10-12-3, 9-7 MIAC) take on the No. 5 seeded Cobbers (10-12-3, 7-8-1 MIAC) at 7:05 p.m. from Don Roberts Ice Rink.

Tea Tuesdays Are Back

We took a break during January, but Tea Tuesdays resume for spring semester (thru May 22). Stop by the Library on Tuesdays this semester to grab a cup of tea and catch up with friends before heading off to your studies. Bring your own mug or use one of ours. Hot water and tea will […]