Archive for March, 2018

Athletics Department Set To Host Fourth Annual “Golden Gusties” Awards Banquet May 14

The Gustavus Adolphus College Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is set to host the fourth annual all-athlete, end of the year banquet entitled the “Golden Gusties” on Monday, May 14 in Don Roberts Ice Rink. The Golden Gusties is an awards banquet celebrating the accomplishments of the College’s athletic teams and its student-athletes over the course of the 2017-18 academic year.

Timely Warning — Sexual Assault

TO: The Gustavus Community FROM: Patty Dawson, Title IX Coordinator SUBJECT: Timely Warning — Sexual Assault DATE: March 21, 2018 The Title IX office received a report of a sexual assault of a student by an acquaintance who is also a student in a campus residence hall on Saturday, March 17.  The alleged perpetrator has been […]

MCS Alumni Profile: Jillian (Lyon) Downey ’08

Jillian (Lyon) Downey graduated from Gustavus in 2008 with a degree in mathematics.  She received her MS in Statistics from The University of Iowa in 2010 and her PhD in Statistics from Iowa State University in 2017.  She is now an Assistant Professor of Statistics at Truman State University (Kirksville, MO)   Congratulations and good luck with […]

Gustie Baseball Hopeful For Home Opener On Friday

The Gustavus baseball team is set for its home opener versus Bethany Lutheran College Friday afternoon, hosting a doubleheader versus the Vikings at 2:30 p.m. at the newly renovated Gustie Baseball Field with weather and field conditions pending.

Doing Research…in History

Calling all Gusties who are conducting research for a History course – the Gustavus Library is here to help. The History Research Guide will help you navigate various resources and approaches to doing research. Use the tabs at the top to explore various types of sources, including specialized reference works, books and history journal articles. […]

College Rhythm in March

Housing selection starts.  Students feel the pressure of mid-term exams.  Many students start to think of summer employment and seniors continue to work on plans for post-graduation. Some students are concerned with winter weight gain and are making plans for spring break. In the spring, sophomores begin to declare majors; students should start looking for […]

Dates & Deadlines: The Next 60 Days

March 29: Final Exams for half semester courses March 31: Deposit due to be eligible for room draw March 30 – April 8: Halls closed for spring break and Easter Recess April 4: Midterm Grades April 11:  Grad Finale for Seniors April 16-26: Registration for fall semester 2018 April 19 and 22: Room Draw (see Residential Life website for more […]

Residence Halls Closed for Spring Break

The halls are closed during Spring break. Students who are not able to leave campus for the break due to distance from home may be housed on campus with permission from the Residential Life Office. Information about and applications for break housing can be found online. Applications are due to the Residential Life office by 5:00 […]

2018-19 Financial Aid

Following are the instructions for the 2018-2019 Financial Aid renewal application process.  More explanatory information is available on-line at or you may contact the Financial Aid Office.  If your student is graduating, please disregard this post. Renewal process for awards with merit scholarships: Gustavus Academic and Merit Scholarship aid will be automatically renewed based on […]

Endowed Scholarship Thank-You Notes

Remind your Gustie to Say Thanks! If your student was the recipient of an endowed or named scholarship, please encourage them to say thank you by filling out the Thank You online form. The thank yous will go to the alumni, parents, and friends who have established and support scholarships here at Gustavus. It is […]