Archive for November, 2005

Job and Internship Search Workshops

Internship Orientation — December 6, 7, 13 Job/Internship Fair Preparation Session — December 8 J-Term Internship Registration Deadline — December 14 Fall Internship Reflection Dinner — December 15

Important Dates/Events

Spring Class Registration — November 6 to 17 Course Withdrawal Deadline — November 11 Orientation for January UMAIE courses — November 19 Halls close for Thanksgiving — November 23 at 6:00 p.m. Halls re-open from Thanksgiving Break — November 27 at noon Christmas in Christ Chapel — December 2-4 Spring semester bills sent to parents […]

Training Future Church Leaders

Gustavus hosted a Seminary and Divinity School Day in October for Gustavus students and others from colleges and universities from throughout the state. The day’s events featured representatives from 18 seminaries and theological graduate programs, who visited with students and answered their questions on what it means to be a leader in the church today, […]

Wallenberg Lecture

In October the Raoul Wallenberg Memorial Lecture was given by internationally recognized Swedish peace researcher Peter Wallensteen, Dag Hammarskjold Professor of Peace and Conflict Research at Uppsala University in Sweden. His lecture, “Dag Hammarskjold: Diplomat, Peacemaker, and International Civil Servant,” celebrates the 100th anniversary of the birth of the Swedish diplomat, second secretary-general of the […]

Breaking the Fast

During the month of Ramadan (Oct. 4 to Nov. 3) a series of speakers shared experiences of Islam as part of a weekly evening breaking of the fast. Topics included, “Medical Practice by a Muslim,” “How Islam Has Contributed to Enlightenment, Science, and Civilization at Large,” and “Explaining the Five Pillars of Islam.”

Flu Immunization Information

Despite media reports that flu vaccine is plentiful this year, Gustavus Health Service has not received information indicating they will receive any vaccine this year. Therefore, they recommend that if your student has a high risk medical condition (diabetes, certain heart conditions, kidney disease, immune deficiency, asthma requiring daily medication, or other respiratory conditions), or […]

Staying Healthy

The campus provides many resources to help students with their physical and emotional health. With the many stresses of college, students are susceptible to physical and emotional illness. For information to help keep your child healthy, including the on-campus Health Service, the Counseling Center, recognizing emotional stress, and mental illness, go to Health.

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 due to distance may be housed on campus with permission from the Residential Life Office. Students should check with their CF. Halls close for Thanksgiving — Wednesday, November 23, at 6:00 p.m. […]

Living Off-Campus

Each year around 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 granted 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. Students are often their own best advisers by taking advantage of the numerous resources to guide this process. The professor of the First Term Seminar advises those students until the student declares a major. When declaring a major, the student will choose […]