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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 […]

 

Health Insurance Information

Health insurance information is now available on the Health Service website!  Click on that link to be taken directly to the page which allows you to “Waive Plan” or “Purchase Plan.” All Gustavus students are required to carry health insurance. All full-time students are automatically enrolled into a comprehensive health insurance plan. In order to […]

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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 […]

 

Tuition Refund Insurance

When talking about college with your student, the conversation almost always turns to money. From tuition to back to school shopping to textbooks and more, there are many costs associated with attending college. For many families, college tuition is one of the largest investments they will make, however, many overlook the need to protect that […]

Lacks bookcover 

Great Summer Read!

Looking for a good summer read?  Each summer, incoming Gustavus students are asked to read a “Reading in Common” book that will be discussed during New Student Orientation and, for some students, during their First Term Seminar course.  Many members of the Gustavus community including faculty, staff, and upperclass students also read the book over […]

 

Commencement 2015

Near perfect weather graced the Gustavus Adolphus College campus on Sunday, May 31 for the College’s 2015 commencement exercises. Six hundred and sixteen seniors walked across the stage and received their degrees at Hollingsworth Field. Senior Rosalie Repke of Orono, Minn., gave this year’s commencement address. Anna M. Wiltse of Glenwood Springs, Col., received the […]

 

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 and Deadlines: The Next 60 Days

Last day of classes- May 20 Reading Day – May 21 Finals- May 22-26 Residential Halls close- May 26th at 6:00 pm for students not involved with graduation Senior Week– May 26-30 Commencement – May 31 Residential Halls close for Seniors- May 31 at 6:00 pm   Looking ahead to next year: Summer Registration for […]

 

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.  […]