Archive for 2004

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Job and Internship Search Workshops

Job and Internship Fair Information Sessions — Nov. 1-5 January Term Career Exploration Pre-registration Deadline — Nov. 8 Registration for MN Private College Job and Internship Fair begins — Nov. 29

Meal Plan

Most students are on one of the Dining Service meal plans. Although students at times perceive meal costs to be high, Gustavus has the lowest food cost among Minnesota private colleges. The Dining Service provides a guideline for each plan to determine if the student is on pace with their use of the meal plan […]

Residence Halls Closed During Break

The halls are closed during the Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Spring Break periods. Students who are not able to leave campus for the breaks may be housed on campus with permission from the Residential Life Office. Students should check with their CF for more information. Halls close for Thanksgiving — Nov. 24 at 6:00 p.m. Halls […]

Upcoming Events and Deadlines

January and Spring Semester Class Registration — Nov. 8-23 Class withdrawal deadline — Nov. 12 Parent orientation meeting for students studying abroad in spring — Nov. 21 Christmas in Christ Chapel: “Seasons of Promise” — Dec. 3-5 All services except Sunday evening are sold out Spring bills sent to parents — Dec. 20 Financial aid […]

Studying Abroad Photos and Journal

This year 428 students are registered to study abroad (135 for a semester, 15 for the entire year, 270 for January Term, and 8 for the summer). To have a snapshot of study abroad experiences, check out the amazing photos submitted by Gustavus students for the annual International Education Photo Contest. In addition, read the […]

Living Off Campus

Each year 400 students are granted permission to live off campus, with the remaining 2,050 students residing in college-owned residence halls, apartments, or houses. Students MUST receive permission from the Residential Life Office to live off campus, which is based on the student’s housing priority number. Students should NOT sign a lease until they have […]

Choosing Classes

November is the time students select classes for January Term and Spring Semester. The professor of the First Term Seminar advises students until they declare a major and choose an adviser from that department. The interactions vary depending on the relationship between student and adviser, but advisers are required to review class selections before a […]

Staying Healthy

The campus provides many resources to help students with their physical and emotional health. Flu shots are now available at the Health Service for students with high-risk medical conditions. Nov. 4 is the annual “Chill Out” on campus-a day filled with wellness activities, including yoga, massage, meditation, and information from many local health care/wellness providers. […]

The College Rhythm in November

Staying healthy can be a challenge for college students, especially during November. The first rounds of colds and flu, the emotional stress of mid-term exams/grades, and irregular sleep and eating schedules all converge. Student schedules are full with academic and extra-curricular activities, including many exams and papers that are due before Thanksgiving. Juniors and seniors […]

New Toll-Free Number

In response to last spring’s parent survey, Gustavus Adolphus College has established a new toll-free telephone number for parents. The number, 1-866-933-6189, may be used to contact administrative and academic departmental offices on campus Monday through Friday, except holidays, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. Callers wishing to speak to someone in […]