Archive for March, 2005

Upcoming Events/Important Dates

Earliest financial aid decisions sent to those with completed records — March 15 Gustavus Music Showcase — March 20 Deadline for students to complete student-employment renewal forms — March 24 Mid-term Exams — March 21-24 Spring Break — March 25-April 3 Resident Halls Closed — March 24 at 6:00 p.m. — Noon, April 3 Fall […]

Building Bridges

The annual student-led diversity conference, “Building Bridges,” is March 12 with the theme “Being the Change You Want to See in the World.” The keynote speaker is Jody Williams, founding coordinator of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines, 1997 Nobel Peace Prize winner, and a colleague of Susan Walker ’75.

The Campus Now and in the Future

February marked the beginning of the Old Main remodeling project, scheduled to be completed by fall. Although some departments moved to temporary locations during the remodeling, the nursing and education departments moved into a more permanent home, Mattson Hall, located west of the Schaefer Fine Arts Center-Music Wing, next to Prairie View Residence Hall. The […]


Sixty percent of students undertake an internship at some point in their Gustavus career, during either the school year or the summer. This is an opportunity for students to explore career interests. Some take internships for credit, some are paid, some are full-time, and some are part-time in addition to other classes. An Internship Guidebook […]

Gustavus Music Showcase

For the first time in College history, the three internationally touring music ensembles will perform together in concert in the Twin Cities. The Gustavus Choir, Gustavus Symphony Orchestra, and Gustavus Wind Orchestra will join forces to present the Gustavus Music Showcase at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, March 20, at St. Andrew Lutheran Church in Eden Prairie. […]

Meet the GusLinkers!

Many Gustie parents have recently received telephone calls from current Gustavus students. If you haven’t yet received a call, look forward to learning more about Gustavus from the perspective of a student, other than your son or daughter! The GusLink student calling program reaches out to Gustie alumni, parents, and friends, providing updated news and […]

Explaining the Lingo

Does your student use Gustavus terms or abbreviations that you do not understand? Do you ever wonder which office handles a certain service? Here are definitions of many common Gustavus terms and a quick guide to describing the offices and services frequently used by parents and students Lingo.

Choosing a Major

A Majors Fair will be held Thursday, April 7 on campus. Students who are uncertain of their major and unfamiliar with course offerings will be able to speak with representatives from all academic departments on campus, as well as staff from the Advising Center, Career Center, Internship Program, and other campus services. The event is […]

Ordering a Gustavus Yearbook

Has your son or daughter ordered their yearbook yet? Copies of the 2005 Gustavian Yearbook can still be ordered by students or parents. Students and parents can order a book at a sales table outside the Evelyn Young Dining Room on Wednesday, March 23, from 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m., order in the Alumni Office in the […]

Graduation is Around the Corner

It is time to think about Commencement. In March, junior students are each sent a form to complete to apply for graduation. This tells the College if a student plans to graduate in 2006. ALL students must apply for graduation with the Office of the Registrar in their junior or senior year. On April 6, […]