Parents

The College Rhythm in September

Excitement; first year students test new found freedom; frequent calls and visits home; homesickness; anxiety about roommates, adjustment to professors and classes; how to get involved on campus/while some get over involved; need to balance social and academic schedules; pledging and recruitment period for fraternities and sororities (sophomores and up). May face troubles with budgeting and […]

Dates and Deadlines: The Next 60 Days

September 13: Involvement Fair, Eckman Mall; September 13: Reading in Common speaker Jamelle Bouie visits; September 19: Registration deadline; September 27 – 28: Nobel Conference 52: In Search of Economic Balance; October 1: Homecoming; October 7 – 9: Family Weekend; October 21: Finals for first half of the semester classes October 24 – 25:  Fall […]

Family Weekend 2016

Family Weekend is a tradition at Gustavus and it is quickly approaching!  We have lots of fun activities planned for the weekend of October 7-9 including a pancake breakfast, Fall Fest in the Arboretum, a carnival luncheon, and “Kid Ace” Illusionist.  With so much to do, we are sure everyone in your family will enjoy […]

Flu Shot Clinics

Gustavus Health Service is hosting flu shot clinics on campus on Thursday, October 6 and Wednesday, October 12, in the Heritage Banquet Room from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. These clinics are available for current students and employees. Payment Methods: Billing Insurance Bring your insurance card or a copy of the front and back to […]

Involvement Fair

Each fall, the Campus Activities Office sponsors an Involvement Fair where the 100+ student organizations staff tables to let new and returning students know about the purpose of their group and to recruit new members.  This is a fantastic way to check out all that Gustavus has to offer in terms of getting involved on […]

The First 100 Days Calendar

Staff members in the Office of Residential Life invite parents of first-year students to review the 2016-2017 “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 […]

Fraternity/Sorority Pledging

The pledge period for the Gustavus Greek system occurs in September and October. There are eight fraternities and six sororities on campus, four of which are national affiliates. The Greek tradition at Gustavus dates back more than 100 years. Students and advisers have worked hard during this past year to develop the pledge period and […]

Nobel Conference 52: In Search of Economic Balance

Tickets are on sale now for the 52nd Nobel Conference, “In Search of Economic Balance” taking place September 27 & 28. The transition to a world economy has created trade-offs that often polarize economists and policy makers. This year’s conference brings together internationally renowned economists and scholars to interpret current conditions and future economic prospects.The […]

Promoting a Healthy and Safe Culture of Involvement

As the fall semester gets underway, Gusties will have the chance to get involved on campus.  Whether it be a student organization, athletic team or fine arts program, participation in these organizations represents a great opportunity for students to explore new interests, connect with peers and develop leadership skills.  Gustavus is committed to maintaining an […]

Dates and Deadlines: The Next 60 Days

September 2: First year student move-in day; September 2 – 5: New Student Orientation; September 4: Transfer student move-in day; September 4 – 5: Transfer Student Orientation; September 5: Returning student move-in day; September 6: Classes begin; September 13: Involvement Fair, Eckman Mall; September 13: Reading in Common speaker Jamelle Bouie visits; September 19: Registration […]