Parents & Family

Connect with us on social media!

Check out the “Gustie Parents” Facebook group to stay in the loop with stuff happening on campus! We post occasional updates on that page to share helpful info, news from campus, etc. And it’s a great forum for Gustie parents to connect to get answers, seek advice, etc. Find us HERE. We also maintain the […]

Summer with your Gustie

Most students and parents find it to be an interesting transition if your college student is returning to live at home this summer. Students are accustomed to different freedoms while at college and many families have also adjusted to a routine without their college student. Talk with your student about expectations, both yours and theirs. […]

Housing Process for Returning Gusties is LIVE!

If your Gustie is currently a first year, sophomore, or junior, they received an email with information about next year’s housing selection! Housing selection takes place throughout the spring as Gusties get their living arrangement situated for 2019-2020. We’ve included the information from the email below, so encourage your Gustie to follow all of the […]

Flu Shot Clinic in October

The Gustavus Health Service offers flu shots! This year’s flu shot clinic will be held on Wednesday, October, 10 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and again on Thursday, October, 11 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. in Heritage Banquet Room in the Campus Center. The flu shots are available to all students. Students should bring their insurance […]

Gustie Parents Facebook page!

Interested in another way to get updates and to engage with other Gustie parents? Check out our “Gustie Parents” Facebook page! The “Gustie Parents” Facebook page is designed for parents and family members of Gustavus students to stay in touch with the college and each other! Ask questions, discuss topics, get advice and share your stories. […]

Christmas in Christ Chapel tickets on sale now!

Visions of Divine Mystery November 30, December 1 and 2  The theme for the 2018 program,“Visions of Divine Mystery,” weaves a compelling tapestry of music, dance, spoken word, and the visual arts to proclaim the great wonder and timeless relevance of the incarnation as revealed to us through angels and prophets. Tickets go on sale […]

First 100 Days!

Staff members in the Dean of Students office invite parents of first-year students to review the 2018-2019 “Your First 100 Days” calendar.  This publication represents a compilation of events and activities for a student’s first 100 days at Gustavus. Each item has been selected to provide first-year students with the opportunity to make connections and […]

Family Weekend 2018

Family Weekend is a tradition at Gustavus and is quickly approaching!  We have many fun activities planned for the weekend of October 12-14 including a coffee hour with everyone’s favorite local caffeine spots, the Arboretum Fall Festival, family-friendly comedian Eric O-Shea,  and a performance from Gustavus’s own LineUs Improv Comedy Troupe.  With so much to do, we are sure everyone […]

College Rhythm in May

The last few weeks of school are here.  Students have anxiety about final exams and papers.  Students who do not have other plans for the summer are busy finding summer employment.  The reality of graduation brings mixed emotions for most seniors, sadness over leaving friends or relationships, anxiety about finding a job or starting graduate […]

Dates & Deadlines: The Next 60 Days

Last day of classes: May 23; Reading Day: May 24; Finals: May 25-29; Residential Halls close to students not involved with graduation: May 29 at 6:00 pm; Senior Week: May 29-June 1; Commencement: June 2; Residential Halls close for Seniors: June 2 at 6:00 pm; Looking ahead to next year: Summer Registration for new students:  “Gustie Gear-Up”: […]