‘Event’ Category


Dates & Deadlines: The Next 60 Days

THIS WEEK!!:  Housing and roommate information is sent to first year students September 4:  First year student move-in day September 4 – 7: New Student Orientation September 6:  Transfer student move-in day September 6 – 7:  Transfer Student Orientation September 7:  Returning student move-in day September 8:  Classes begin September 15:  Reading in Common lecture: Lacks […]


New Student Orientation

The Gustavus Orientation program is September 4 – 7 and is focused on helping new students with the transition to Gustavus and establishing a sense of belonging in this community. Visit the orientation website for more information and a complete schedule of events for both incoming first year students as well as transfer students.


Parent Dinner & Orientation on Move-in Day (Advanced Tickets Required)

Parents of first year students: come as you are after a physically and emotionally draining move-in day (September 4) to enjoy a relaxed meal and entertaining program with other family members who are going through the same things! This Parent Dinner & Orientation is scheduled from 5 – 7 p.m. in the Heritage Banquet Room […]


Pre-Register for 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

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,  Twins baseball game, Wine and Cheese Social, President’s Banquet, and Mall of America/Nickelodeon […]


Dates and Deadlines: The Next 60 Days

April 9:  Grad Finale for seniors April 21 – 30: Registration for fall semester 2015 April 25: Course withdrawal deadline April 29:  MAYDAY! Conference  The War Within: Can the Soldier Be At Peace? May 1: Celebration of Creative Inquiry May 2:  Honors Day May 3:  Night of Distinction May 20:  Last day of spring classes […]


Majors/Minors Fair

If your Gustavus student is still thinking undecided about a specific course of study, encourage them to attend the Majors/Minors Fair on Tuesday, April 7, from 3 – 6 p.m. in the Heritage Banquet Room. STUDENTS:  Ready to declare a major? Trying to decide between a few different majors? Looking to pick up a minor? […]


Honors Day 2015

Honors Day 2015 will be held on Saturday, May 2.  Honors Day is a celebration of student academic achievement and parents are encouraged to join their student on campus.  The schedule for the day is as follows: 9:30 a.m., Coffee Reception, Johns Courtyard/Courtyard Cafe 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Books in Bloom Exhibition, Folke Bernadotte […]


MAYDAY! 2015

  “The War Within: Can the Soldier Be at Peace?” is the theme of Gustavus Adolphus College’s 35th annual MAYDAY!. The schedule includes a keynote speaker, presentation, and panel focused on the challenges veterans face while reintegrating into society upon returning from combat. This full-day conference, which is open to the public at no charge, is […]


Grad Finale 2015

Parents of seniors, ask your student if he/she is planning to attend “Grad Finale” on April 9th in the Campus Center Banquet Rooms. This one-stop shop provides 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, […]