Parents & Family

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”: […]

All Things Commencement

A detailed website has been developed with all of the information necessary to prepare for a successful and memorable commencement weekend at Gustavus.  Click here for information on tickets, times, lodging, parking, special needs assistance, FAQs, and more. Additionally, Gustavus sponsors “Senior Week,” a time of celebration and closure for the senior class in the days between […]

Parents of Graduating Seniors

A request from the Financial Aid Office: Graduating seniors who have taken out a Federal Direct Stafford Loan any year while in attendance at Gustavus are required by law to complete exit counseling prior to leaving Gustavus.  We have been in contact with those students to complete this on-line exit interview. It is our office’s […]

Advice from the Career Development Center

There’s no doubt about it – regardless if your student is looking to fill their summer months or seeking a permanent position after graduation – it’s a difficult time to nail down a job or internship.  Without a job on the horizon, many students may spend their hours staring at a computer screen trolling for […]