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Not the First Time Without Gustie Athletics

by CJ Siewert ’11, Director of Sports Information In July, the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference made the difficult decision to postpone this year’s fall sports until spring, except for golf and tennis (which are considered low-risk and will play conference-only schedules). A fall with few conference sports is not exactly unprecedented, though. There was also […]

Update: June 4, 2020

TO: The Gustavus Community FROM: President Bergman SUBJECT: Gustavus COVID-19 Response Update DATE: June 4, 2020 As we begin the summer, our COVID-19 Response Leadership and Action teams are hard at work preparing strategies and plans to have students safely living and learning on campus this fall. The membership of our 12 COVID-19 Response Action […]

Update: June 1, 2020

The College and its COVID-19 Response Teams are transitioning away from daily updates with the close of the academic year. Updates will be communicated to students, faculty, staff, and other appropriate audiences as planning efforts continue.

Daily Update: May 30-31, 2020

Saturday’s virtual celebration of the Class of 2020 is now archived and available to view online at COVID-19 Response Leadership and Action teams will continue their planning this week.

Daily Update: May 29, 2020

Members of the Gustavus community and Gustie friends and family are invited to join the Class of 2020 for a virtual graduation celebration on Saturday, May 2, at 2 p.m. central. Prelude music featuring recordings of Gustavus music ensembles will begin at 1 p.m. Visit to participate.

Daily Update: May 28, 2020

The Nobel Conference will primarily take place online this October, President Bergman announced in a message to Gustavus students, faculty, and staff. See the full release here.

Daily Update: May 27, 2020

Preparations are underway for Saturday’s virtual celebration for #Gusties20 seniors. Tune in at 2 p.m. central at

Gustavus Launches “Learning for Life” Podcast

The new podcast hosted by Greg Kaster explores the intersections of liberal arts learning and is available on most popular platforms.

Daily Update: May 26, 2020

Today marks the end of final exams, and with it, the end of the 2019-2020 academic year. President Bergman emailed students and parents with reflections on the last 10 weeks and thoughts looking forward.

Daily Update: May 25, 2020

Final exams conclude tomorrow. The COVID-19 Response Leadership and Action Teams are beginning the work of developing strategies and plans for fall semester.