Archive for Megan B. Ruble

College Rhythm in May

The last few weeks of school are here.  Students have anxiety about final exams and papers.  Students who do not have other plans for the summer are busy finding summer employment.  The reality of graduation brings mixed emotions for most seniors, sadness over leaving friends or relationships, anxiety about finding a job or starting graduate […]

Dates and Deadlines: The Next 60 Days

Last day of classes- May 18 Reading Day – May 19 Finals- May 20-24 Residential Halls close- May 24th at 6:00 pm for students not involved with graduation Senior Week– May 24-28 Commencement – May 29 Residential Halls close for Seniors – May 29 at 6:00 pm Looking ahead to next year: Summer Registration for […]

Pre-Register for 2016 Graduation Photos

During the Commencement Service, staff from Grad Images will be taking a photo of each graduating senior as they cross the stage and receive their diploma.  These photos are then available for purchase direct from Grad Images.  Family members may pre-register so they receive an e-mail when the photos are ready to download and order.  […]

Senior Week 2016

Gustavus sponsors a time of celebration and closure for the senior class in the days between the end of finals and Commencement.  Senior Week events are planned by interested members of the junior class.  Activities include the Alumni Kickoff, Johnny Holm concert, Saints baseball game, Wine and Cheese Social, President’s Banquet, and Mall of America/Nickelodeon Universe […]

Parents of Graduating Seniors

A request from the Financial Aid Office: Graduating seniors who have taken out a Federal Direct Stafford Loan any year while in attendance at Gustavus are required by law to complete exit counseling prior to leaving Gustavus.  We have been in contact with those students to complete this on-line exit interview. It is our office’s […]

Summer with your Gustie

Most students and parents find it to be an interesting transition if your college student is returning to live at home this summer.  Students are accustomed to different freedoms while at college and many families have also adjusted to a routine without their college student.  Talk with your student about expectations, both yours and theirs.  […]

Advice from the Gustavus Career Development Office

There’s no doubt about it – regardless if your student is looking to fill their summer months or seeking a permanent position after graduation – it’s a difficult time to nail down a job or internship.  Without a job on the horizon, many students may spend their hours staring at a computer screen trolling for […]

College Rhythm in April

There is much excitement with the arrival of spring at Gustavus.  The students are very busy with research projects, athletic competitions, concerts, recitals, lectures, and job searches.  The time from spring break to the end of the semester creates a wide range of emotion.  The end of the semester brings looming pressures.  Seniors realize the […]

Dates and Deadlines: The Next 60 Days

April 13:  Grad Finale for seniors April 11-21: Registration for fall semester 2016 April 22: Course withdrawal deadline April 27:  MAYDAY! Conference Divestment & Reinvestment: Making Money Count May 6: Celebration of Creative Inquiry May 7:  Honors Day May 8:  Night of Distinction May 18:  Last day of spring classes May 19:  Reading Day May 20 […]

2016 Grad Finale

Parents of seniors, ask your student if he/she attended “Grad Finale” on April 13th in the Campus Center Banquet Rooms. This one-stop shop provided an opportunity for your student to pick up a cap and gown, order announcements and class ring, check in with Career Development, pick up tickets for Commencement and Baccalaureate, check out the […]