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College Rhythm in February

February is the beginning of spring semester. Many students are optimistic about a new start and enjoy reuniting with friends who were away for January Term or fall. Later in the month, students may feel sad or depressed due to the winter weather or as the academic work starts to accumulate. In the spring, sophomores […]

Dates & Deadlines: The Next 60 Days

February 23:  Late Registration Deadline February 27: Mn Private Colleges Job and Internship Fair March 3: Building Bridges Conference March 11:  35th annual President’s Ball in Mankato March 16: Africa Night “Rep Your Roots: Celebrating Pan-Africanism” March 30 – April 8:  Spring Break Residence Halls Close at 9:00 AM on Friday, March 30 (no classes on Friday) and re-open at […]

Room Draw (Housing Assignments) For 2018-2019

Gustavus calls its housing assignment process “Room Draw” and preparations are underway! If your Gustie has questions or needs help, refer them as follows: Read “The Basics of Room Draw & FAQ” section of the Residential Life website! Check out the Room Draw timeline for important reminders and dates. Submit your Housing Contract (via WebAdvisor – will be available […]

Application for Graduation

A reminder from the Registrar’s Office: check with your senior student to make sure they have applied for graduation. At the beginning of spring semester, there were still over 125 seniors who had not yet turned in their paperwork.  If you have a senior who plans to participate in Commencement, make sure to ask! If your student has questions […]

Student Leader Applications

February is the month when most significant leadership groups at the College recruit new members. Check out the following websites for more information and please encourage your student to apply to whatever looks most interesting to them! Collegiate Fellow (CF) selection, Residential Life (due 2/21) Gustie Greeter Orientation Leaders, Campus Activities (due 2/23) Peer Assistants (PA), Peer Education […]

Off-Campus Living Permission

Gustavus Adolphus College is a residential institution. This means ALL students are required to live on-campus all four years. Students MUST receive permission from the Residential Life Office to live off-campus, which is granted based on seniority. Based on projected enrollment numbers, there will very likely be no off-campus permissions granted for 2018-2019. Students may […]

College Rhythm in January

Many students are away from campus for student-teaching, studying abroad, or internships. This may create a sense of loss for students remaining on campus. There is satisfaction and/or disappointment with first-semester grades. Students may feel loneliness for relationships at home or relief to be back at school. Because students take one class during January, some […]

Dates & Deadlines: The Next 60 Days

January 8: January term begins; Early January: Financial aid information sent to returning students via e-mail; February 2: January term ends; February 5 – 9: Touring and Activity Period (residence halls remain open); February 12: Spring semester begins; February 15:  Deadline for registration for Study Away programs summer 2018; February 27 – 28:  MN Private […]

2018-2019 Financial Aid Renewal

This month you and your student received (or will receive) information regarding the Financial Aid renewal application process for 2018 – 2019. Detailed explanatory information as well as contact information for questions is available on the Financial Aid web site. Just a reminder–award letters are not mailed to current students. An email will be sent to students […]

Two Upcoming Events for Job and Internship Seekers

Minnesota’s annual Private Colleges Job and Internship Fair will be held at the Minneapolis Convention Center on February 27-28.  It’s one of the premier college and employer partnerships in the country! Employers meet with students from Minnesota Private Colleges to discuss their individual organization and any internship or job opportunities within it. The first day […]