Blogs at Gustavus

Where can you dispose of paint, cell phones, pharmaceuticals, batteries, and other waste?

Need to get rid of old batteries, expired medicine, paint, or old appliances?  Here is a helpful interactive map showing where various household wastes may be safely disposed in the Saint Peter area. The map was designed by alum Dani Olson (’17) while studying Geography and Environmental Studies at Gustavus.

Permit Registration – in person starting August 28th

Online permit registration is now closed (your permit will be delivered to your campus mailbox by August 28th).  Permit registration will be available in-person in the Campus Safety office starting at 8am on Monday, August 28th. The office will be open daily 8am-1:30am from 8/28 on. Permit enforcement begins 7am on Tuesday, September 5th. Vehicles […]

Men’s Soccer To Celebrate 50 Seasons In 2017

The 2017 Gustavus men's soccer campaign marks a monumental milestone for the program as it celebrates 50 seasons at the College. The 50th season celebration takes place on Saturday, Oct. 14 as the Gusties host MIAC foe Saint John's at 1 p.m. After the match, Head Coach Mike Middleton and the Gusties invite Gustavus men's soccer alumni, family, and friends to celebrate the program's history at the Linneaus Arboretum Interpretive Center, which will include a pot-luck style meal. 

Dates and Deadlines: The Next 60 Days

September 1: First year student move-in day; September 1 – 4: New Student Orientation; September 3: Transfer student move-in day; September 3 – 4: Transfer Student Orientation; September 4: Returning student move-in day; September 5: Classes begin; September 12: Involvement Fair, Eckman Mall; September 19: Registration deadline; September 23: Homecoming; October 3 – 4: Nobel […]

Parent Dinner tickets for Move-in Day

Parents of first year students: come as you are after a physically and emotionally draining move-in day (September 1) to enjoy a relaxed meal and entertaining program with other family members who are going through the same thing! The Parent Dinner is scheduled from 5 – 7 p.m. in the Heritage Banquet Room on the […]

Required Harm Reduction Course for New Students

Please check with your incoming student to see if they have completed the mandatory online course called Think About It by Campus Clarity.  All new students (including athletes and other early arrival students) are required to complete the course by August 31st.  An email was sent to each student’s Gustavus email account on August 4th […]

Student Health Insurance Reminder

All students are required to carry health insurance. All students MUST choose to either ‘Waive’ or ‘Enroll’ in this plan by SEPTEMBER 18, 2017. Students who have not taken action to waive or enroll will be automatically enrolled on Sept 18th. Detailed primary insurance information is needed to complete the waiver.  It takes less than […]

Parking Permit Information

Students who wish to park a vehicle on campus must obtain a student parking permit by registering their motor vehicle with the Department of Campus Safety. The student parking permit fee for 2017-2018 is $270.  Pro-rated, one semester rates are also available. Registration for student parking permits is online through August 18. Students should visit the Campus […]

FAQs about on-campus living

Now that the realities of preparing and shopping for living on campus are hitting you, you’re sure to think of a number of questions.  Fortunately the Residential Life office has a great website with lots of valuable information: Room layout and dimension information (for every specific first year room on campus!) Rental information for bed […]

Fall Semester Billing Information

A reminder from the student accounts office: fall semester payments are due on August 31.  Fee statements were mailed to the billing address of all students on record in late July for fall semester.  After the initial semester billing, all monthly statements will be delivered electronically through WebAdvisor. Students will receive an email each time […]