Parents & Family

Virtual Family Weekend: October 9-11, 2020

Family Weekend 2020 will be virtual this year! On October 9-11, we invite all Gusties and their family members, wherever they are, to join us to celebrate. Events will include a virtual tour of campus, virtual bingo and trivia, along with informational sessions from Career Development and the 2020 Nobel Conference. Check the Family Weekend webpage: […]

Dining Service: Celebrate Student Birthdays

Birthdays are special occasions and we realize families cannot always be together at that time. An easy and thoughtful way to bring a piece of home to your student is with a bakery fresh personalized cake or beautiful fruit basket from the Gustavus Dining Service. An order for a cake or fruit basket can be placed any time. We […]

Class of 2024: Parent & Family Informational Session Recording

The Dean of Students staff has offered a Parent & Family Informational Session during the in-person Gustie Gear Up! held on campus in mid-June. In absence of that event this year, Dean of Students and Vice President for Student Life JoNes VanHecke and her staff recorded an informational session to make available online. Parents and […]

“Care for the Parent” resource link

Here’s a helpful resource from Fordham University. It is a series of videos aimed at parents of students who are being affected by disruption, loss, uncertainty, etc, during this semester that’s been changed by COVID-19. You can find the website and videos HERE.  

Important Census Information

We have received some helpful clarification on the U.S. Census that is currently underway, and wanted to share details with you. Your Gustie is also receiving this information via email today. Gustavus students who were assigned on-campus housing during the spring semester will be counted in the 2020 U.S. Census as part of the Group […]

Important Information Regarding Student Accounts

TO: Gustavus Students FROM: President Bergman SUBJECT: Important Information Regarding Student Accounts DATE: March 27, 2020 Dear Gusties, Thank you for your continued engagement, patience, and goodwill as all of us in the Gustavus community navigate these uncertain times. As you prepare to begin online classes on Monday, I know that questions about student accounts […]

Important COVID-19 Message from President Bergman

Gustie Parents, Last night, we made the difficult decision to extend our period of online learning through the end of spring semester. This is a challenging time for all of us at Gustavus and across the world as we confront the COVID-19 pandemic. As with all decisions made during this fast-developing situation, our primary goal […]

COVID-19 (coronavirus) and Influenza Information

Here is the update that was sent to all Gustavus students on February 13, 2020 regarding the coronavirus and influenza. The Gustavus Health Service continues to be in regular communication with the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) regarding coronavirus (now officially referred to as COVID-19). As the College continues to monitor developments of COVID-19, a […]

Annual Security Report

In accordance with The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Higher Education Opportunity Act, Gustavus provides information and statistics to the College community. The annual security compliance document is available online at: gustavus.edu/safetyreport. The report (released each fall for the previous calendar year) contains information regarding campus security and personal safety […]

Family Weekend Info

Family Weekend is a favorite tradition at Gustavus and it is quickly approaching – it’s this weekend!  We have many fun activities planned for the weekend of October 4-6th, including the Arboretum Fall Festival, a family-friendly “Comic Illusionist”  and a performance from Gustavus’s own LineUs Improv Comedy Troupe.  With so much to do, we are sure […]