Archive for Megan B. Ruble

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 and Deadlines: The Next 60 Days

March 15: Off-campus living applications due for 2016 – 2017 March 11: President’s Ball at InterContinental Saint Paul Riverfront March 24: Final Exams for half semester courses March 31: Deposit due to be eligible for room draw March 25 – April 2: Halls closed for spring break March 28: Midterm Grades April 14-17: Easter Recess (residence […]

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 […]

Endowed Scholarship Thank-Yous

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 […]

January 2018 Study Away Information

Is your son or daughter looking to study away on a short-term program, with choices in all parts of the world? January Interim 2018 may be the perfect time! Check out initial information for January 2018 study away courses at  https://gustavus.studioabroad.com and click on January Interim Programs. Participation in a January Interim study away program can […]

Gustie Lingo

Do you ever find yourself confused by terms or acronyms that your student uses when talking about campus? Do they keep talking about buying “P-ball” tickets?  If they asked you to meet them at “3-flags” or “the rock” would you know what they mean? If not, you can find out more about these three staples of student […]

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 and Deadlines: The Next 60 Days

February 17:  Late Registration Deadline March 4: Building Bridges Conference March 10: Africa Night March 11:  President’s Ball in Minneapolis March 25 – April 2:  Spring Break (residence halls will close at 9:00 am on Saturday March 25th and reopen at noon on Sunday April 2nd.) February 22-23: Mn Private Colleges Job and Internship Fair March 29:  […]

Application for Graduation

A reminder from the Registrar’s Office: check with your senior student to make sure he/she has 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, make sure to ask! If your student has questions or is unsure of their status, […]

Room Draw (Housing Assignments) for 2017-2018

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 – […]