Archive for May, 2005

Upcoming Events/Important Dates

Last day of classes — May 18 Reading Day — May 19 Finals — May 20, 21, 23, 24 Commencement — May 29 Fall bills sent to parents — July 31 Waiver of health insurance premium due — August 31 Fall tuition/fees due — August 31 Job and Internship Search Workshops May 24 — Summer […]

Summer with your college student

Most students and parents find it to be an interesting transition if your college student is returning to live at home this summer. Students are accustomed to different freedoms while at college and many families have also adjusted to a routine without their college student. Talk with your student about expectations, both yours and theirs. […]

Senior Week

Gustavus sponsors a time of celebration and closure for the senior class for the days between the end of finals and Commencement. Senior Week events are planned by interested members of the senior class. Activities include a luau, Johnny Holm concert, St. Paul Saints baseball game, western BBQ, square dance, Valley Fair, President’s banquet, spa […]

Excellence in Forensics

Gustavus Adolphus College has a storied past in competitive speech and debate dating back more than 100 years. But the 2004-05 Gustavus forensic team may prove to be strongest and most celebrated among all those the College has produced. The team placed in the top five at 9 of 22 meets leading up to the […]

Baccalaureate/Commencement Tickets

Baccalaureate and Commencement are Sunday, May 29. Each graduate receives four tickets for one of the Baccalaureate services. Seniors NEED a ticket, which are randomly distributed for the two services at 9:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Commencement will be held on Hollingsworth Football Field. No tickets are necessary if Commencement is held outdoors, and families […]

Family Weekend Survey

Plans are being made for Family Weekend 2006 which will be held October 7-9. Your input is important, even if your student is graduating or if you have not attended this event in the past. Share your opinions about Family Weekend! Click Survey to complete a very brief web survey to help make this the […]

The College Rhythm in May

The last few weeks of school are here. Students have anxiety about final exams and papers. Students who do not have other plans for the summer are busy finding summer employment. The reality of graduation brings mixed emotions for most seniors, sadness over leaving friends or relationships, anxiety for finding a job or starting graduate […]