‘Event’ Category

Choosing Classes

November is the time students select classes for January Term and Spring Semester.  Students prepare in advance for their meetings with their advisors by reviewing their degree audits which show them their progress toward their degrees, major and general education requirements yet to be met, and total number of courses completed so far.  This review also […]

Christmas in Christ Chapel

Tickets are still available for Christmas in Christ Chapel, taking place December 2, 3, & 4. Christmas in Christ Chapel 2016: Ubuntu, Jesu: From the Cradle of Humankind to the Ends of the Earth, celebrates unity by connecting the incarnation of Christ with the creation of humankind in Africa. The Saturday evening performance will also be available […]

A Festive Oktober for the Gustavus German Club

by Professor Patricia Branstad Prost! One of the most common associations with Germany is the Oktoberfest. Contrary to popular belief, the Oktoberfest is not a nationwide celebration, but rather a 16-day folk festival that takes place in München (Munich), the capital of Bayern (Bavaria), the largest of Germany’s sixteen states. Touted as the “world’s largest […]

Christmas in Christ Chapel

The African notion of “Ubuntu” affirms that a person is a person through other people, or “I am because we are”. To proclaim “Ubuntu, Jesu” links the nativity narrative to all of life, with the “Cradle of Humankind” as both the birthplace of humanity in Africa and the manger of Jesus in Bethlehem. Christmas in […]

Family Weekend 2016

Family Weekend is a tradition at Gustavus and it is quickly approaching!  We have lots of fun activities planned for the weekend of October 7-9 including a pancake breakfast, Fall Fest in the Arboretum, a carnival luncheon, and “Kid Ace” Illusionist.  With so much to do, we are sure everyone in your family will enjoy […]

Flu Shot Clinics

Gustavus Health Service is hosting flu shot clinics on campus on Thursday, October 6 and Wednesday, October 12, in the Heritage Banquet Room from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. These clinics are available for current students and employees. Payment Methods: Billing Insurance Bring your insurance card or a copy of the front and back to […]

Involvement Fair

Each fall, the Campus Activities Office sponsors an Involvement Fair where the 100+ student organizations staff tables to let new and returning students know about the purpose of their group and to recruit new members.  This is a fantastic way to check out all that Gustavus has to offer in terms of getting involved on […]

Nobel Conference 52: In Search of Economic Balance

Tickets are on sale now for the 52nd Nobel Conference, “In Search of Economic Balance” taking place September 27 & 28. The transition to a world economy has created trade-offs that often polarize economists and policy makers. This year’s conference brings together internationally renowned economists and scholars to interpret current conditions and future economic prospects.The […]

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 […]

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 […]