Archive for December, 2005

Job and Internship Search Workshops

Internship Orientation — December 13 Interim Experience Registration Deadline — December 14 Fall Internship Reflection Dinner — December 15

Important Dates/Events

Finals — December 16-20 Spring semester bills sent to parents — December 28 Halls close for semester break — December 20 at 6:00 p.m. Financial aid information sent to returning student families — January 1 Halls re-open following semester break — January 2 at noon Interim Experience Classes start — January 3 Interim Experience Classes […]


Junior Hailey Harren has won the national NCAA Division III women’s cross country title. The men’s soccer team became the first MIAC school to play in the national championship game and finished second, losing 1-0 to defending national champion Messiah. Men’s basketball is 4-0 and ranked 13th nationally. Women’s hockey is 4-1 and ranked third […]

Gusties Performing at Orchestra Hall

The Gustavus Music Showcase will be Sunday, March 12, at Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis. The Gustavus Choir, Gustavus Symphony Orchestra, and Gustavus Wind Orchestra will perform. This is a unique opportunity to hear three premier ensembles from Gustavus in one concert. This showcase also allows prospective students, parents, and alumni from the area to meet […]

Chapel Services Now Podcast

Gustavus Daily Chapel services are now available online as a podcast, a series of audio files delivered via a syndicated feed (RSS). By subscribing to the podcast “feed,” files are downloaded automatically to a computer, iPod, or other digital music player and listened to at any time. Files may also be individually downloaded as well. […]

New Carnegie Classification for Colleges and Universities

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching released a new classification system for institutions of higher education. Gustavus’ classification is Arts & Sciences plus Professions, indicating that 60 to 80 percent of Gustavus students complete a traditional liberal arts major, such as political science, classics, or biology. The new classifications describe five aspects of […]

Study-Abroad Leader

Gustavus continues to be a leading institution for the number of students studying abroad, according to an annual ranking recently released by the Institute of International Education (IIE). Consistent with its mission of giving students an education that is international in perspective, Gustavus was ranked seventh in the “Top 20 Baccalaureate Institutions” list of the […]

Residence Halls Closed During Break

The halls are closed during the 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 CFs. If students need to stay after the closing time due to traveling […]

Fall Semester Grades

Gustavus accords its students all rights under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and related state laws, so the privacy and confidentiality of all student records are preserved. This means that parents will NOT receive a copy of their student’s grades from Gustavus. Gustavus does encourage parents, however, to create a relationship with […]

Money Talks

College students are faced with many issues relating to money, and many students have yet to master the skills to understand or manage these financial questions. Issues include financial aid and student loans, credit spending, or buying too many late-night pizzas. It is helpful for students if there is an understanding of the financial boundaries […]