Archive for Megan B. Ruble

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 – […]

2017-18 Financial Aid Process

Following are the instructions for the 2017-2018 Financial Aid renewal application process.  More explanatory information is available on-line at gustavus.edu/financialaid 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 […]

Off-Campus Living Permission

Gustavus Adolphus College is a residential institution. This means ALL students are required to live on-campus all four years. Depending on enrollment, the college sometimes has more students than beds, allowing an extremely limited number of students to live off-campus. Students MUST receive permission from the Residential Life Office to live off-campus, which is granted based […]

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 2/19) Gustie Greeter Orientation Leaders, Campus Activities (due 2/17) Peer Assistants (PA), Peer […]

College Rhythm in January

Many students are away from campus for student-teaching, studying abroad, or internships. This may create a sense of loss for students remaining on campus. There is satisfaction and/or disappointment with first-semester grades. Students may feel loneliness for relationships at home or relief to be back at school. Because students take one class during January, some […]

Dates & Deadlines: The Next 60 Days

January 3: January term begins; Early January: Financial aid information sent to returning students via e-mail; January 27: January term ends; January 28– February 5: Touring and Activity Period (residence halls remain open); February 6: Spring semester begins; February 15:  Deadline for registration for Study Away programs summer 2017; February 22-23:  MN Private College Job […]

2017-2018 Financial Aid Renewal

This month you and your student received (or will receive) information regarding the Financial Aid renewal application process for 2017 – 2018. Detailed explanatory information as well as contact information for questions is available on the Financial Aid web site. Just a reminder–award letters are not mailed to current students. An email will be sent to students […]