Archive for Megan B. Ruble


College Rhythm in February

February is the beginning of spring semester (though the campus and the state hardly look it!). 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 […]


Dates and Deadlines: The Next 60 Days

February 20:  Late Registration Deadline March 7: Building Bridges Conference March 14:  President’s Ball in Minneapolis March 28 – April 6:  Spring Break April 1:  Midterm grades due April 9:  Grad Finale for seniors April 16:  Women in Leadership Conference in the Twin Cities (parents and public invited) April 13 – April 23:  Fall 2014 Registration   In addition, a number […]


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! Collegiate Fellow (CF) selection, Residential Life (due 2/20) Gustie Greeter Orientation Leaders, Campus Activities (due 2/23) Peer Assistants (PA), Wellbeing Center (due 2/23)


Application for Graduation

A reminder from the Registrar’s Office: check with your senior student to make sure he/she has applied for graduation. Toward the end of fall semester, there were still over 200 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 […]


Career Development

  Over 200 Gusties registered to attend the MN Private Colleges Job and Internship Fair on February 18 and 19 at the Minneapolis Convention Center.  200 employers were expected to attend seeking candidates for internships and career positions. Summer is coming fast!  Camp Fair was February 10, Health Professions Fair is March 4, and Internship […]


Room Draw (Housing Assignments) for 2015-2016

Below you will find a brief excerpt from the Residential Life web page. Talk to your student and remind them to start reviewing the details for the Room Draw process. Further details can be found on the Residential Life Room Draw webpage. Read “The Basics of Room Draw & FAQ” section of this website! Submit […]


Off Campus Living Permission

Gustavus Adolphus College is a residential institution. This means ALL students are required to live on-campus all four years. As the college does not have enough beds to house all students, each year a limited number of students are granted permission to live off-campus, with the remaining students residing in College-owned residence halls, apartments, or […]


February Wellbeing Offerings

Check out the February wellbeing offerings for your students:Application Deadline to become a Wellbeing Peer Assistant Applications for 2015-2016 Peer Assistants are being accepted NOW through February 23! Please encourage your child to consider applying. The Wellbeing Peer Assistants (PAs) promote healthy, balanced lifestyles for the Gustavus Adolphus College community. The PAs provide educational programs, awareness campaigns, social activities, and referral […]


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 and Deadlines: The Next 60 Days

January 7: January term begins Early January: Financial aid information sent to returning students via e-mail January 30: January term ends January 30:  Deadline to register for Job & Internship Fair January 31– February 8: Touring and Activity Period (residence halls remain open) February 9: Spring semester begins March 1:  Deadline for registration for Study […]