Archive for October, 2005

Refer a Gustie/Admission College Fairs

If you know of high school students for whom Gustavus would be a good fit, encourage them to attend a college fair in their area or send their names to the Office of Admission at Gustavus to help recruit the next generation of Gusties. To send a name, visit Refer a Gustie. For more information […]

Job and Internship Search Workshops

Find an Internship Workshop — October 13 Find an Internship Workshop — October 21 Minnesota Private Colleges Job and Internship Fair: Required Information Sessions — November 7-10

Important Dates/Events

New York Gustavus gathering — October 21 Washington, D.C., Gustavus gathering — October 23 Reading Days (no classes) — October 24 and 25 — Residence Halls remain open First Frost*A Royal Affair — October 29 January Class Registration — October 31 to November 3 Spring Class Registration — November 6 to 17 Course Withdrawal Deadline […]

Christmas in Christ Chapel Tickets

Christmas in Christ Chapel, the annual celebration of the Christmas holiday involving the Gustavus Choir, Choir of Christ Chapel, Lucia Singers, Symphony Orchestra, Brass Choir, dancers, and readers, will take place Dec. 2-4. Students may ovtain one complimentary ticket and priority for performance time requests until October 31. Each student has received an order form. […]

Athletic Facilities

More than 700 students participate in the intercollegiate athletics’ program at Gustavus. In addition, approximately 80 percent of the student body participates in the intramural program each year. To support this, Gustavus has made a strong commitment to facilities for its athletics’ and intramural programs. The combined indoor and outdoor facilities at the college are […]

Alcohol and Gustavus students

Gustavus uses a variety of resources to discourage the use of alcohol among students who are under the legal drinking age and to educate those students 21 and older on safe and responsible alcohol use. The use of alcohol is a concern for many current students, parents, and employees at Gustavus. For more information on […]

Academic Success

As mentioned earlier, October is a busy academic time for students. Gustavus provides many resources to help students succeed, including personal meetings with academic advisers, tips for studying, and a writing center for assistance with papers. For more information on the Academic Advising Center, go to Academic Advising. For information on study tips, go to […]

How Current Students Stay Connected

In addition to staying connected with their friends by cell phone, instant messaging, and e-mail, Gustavus students have embraced a new connecting tool, “Thefacebook”. Thefacebook is an online directory for social networking at colleges and universities which launched in 2004. Students log in and can connect to any other student who is part of the […]

Choosing a Major

One of the first steps toward graduation for students is choosing a major. With 44 majors and 15 pre-professional programs to choose from, it is very common for students to switch majors or add a minor. Approximately 25% of students have more than one major, although this is not necessary. For more information on the […]

Getting Involved

Numerous opportunities are available for students to get involved on campus. If students say they are bored or not feeling connected, they may need to take more initiative to engage in the many events and the more than 100 recognized organizations, more than 30 theatre, arts, and music fine arts organizations, and 40 intramural and […]