Archive for April, 2005

Upcoming Events/Important Dates

Fall class registration — April 13-21 Spring class withdrawal deadline — April 15 Returning student financial aid information due — April 15 Doubles housing selection — April 25-29 MAYDAY! Peace Conference — May 4 Last day of classes — May 18 Reading Day — May 19 Finals — May 20, 21, 23, 24 Commencement — […]

Housing Selection

The Residential Life Office modified the upper-class assignment system to better address student concerns and to be more convenient for students. Selection now is online. Even though selection has happened for some rooms on campus, the majority of students will take part in double housing selection April 25-29. The fairness of the system is often […]

Monitoring the Meal Plan

The majority of Gustavus students are enrolled in a declining balance meal plan for making food purchases in the Market Place. Money in these accounts may be used through May 29, 2005. Now is a good time to talk with your student about the status of their account. A Matrix has been created to monitor […]

Keeping Healthy

The next six weeks for students feels like a race to finals. It is wise to include health issues as part of the regular conversation with your student. College students often do not live a balanced life, with too little sleep and many pressures. Here is some general Health Information to help you talk with […]

Staying Safe

Although Gustavus and St. Peter are generally very safe, precautions and good judgment should always be used to protect one’s self and belongings. Many students are outside in April enjoying the spring weather, including late night walks. Here are some Safety Reminders for your student about staying safe

Short Term Medical Insurance Available

Short term medical insurance is available through the Alumni Association. This insurance can fill the temporary needs of those without health insurance, usually at a lower cost than other alternatives. Alumni and their families may apply. This is perfect for graduating seniors who are not yet covered under an employer’s health plan. Call 800-635-7801 or […]

The College Rhythm in April

There is much excitement with the arrival of spring at Gustavus. The students are very busy with research projects, athletic competitions, concerts, recitals, lectures, and job searches. The time from spring break to the end of the semester creates a wide range of emotion. The end of the semester brings looming pressures. Seniors realize the […]