‘Announcement’ Category

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 – […]

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 Wellbeing

Beginning a new school year, switching jobs, roommates, re-locating – any of these changes can be hard. If your Gustie is feeling stressed or anxious, they are not alone. Gustavus provides an online resource for students called Learn to Live.  Learn to Live offers online programs and tools available to Gustavus students struggling with issues […]

Fraternity/Sorority Pledging

The pledge period for the Gustavus Greek system occurs in September and October. There are eight fraternities and six sororities on campus, four of which are national affiliates. The Greek tradition at Gustavus dates back more than 100 years. Students and advisers have worked hard during this past year to develop the pledge period and […]

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.  […]