Archive for June, 2006

Spring Semester Grades

Spring semester grades are available for students online at Gustavus. 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. […]

Refer a Gustie

Are there outstanding students in your church or neighborhood? Are there sophomores or juniors in high school who are related to you or are friends of your family and who you think could be a good fit at Gustavus? Please send their names to the Office of Admission at Gustavus to help recruit the next […]

Gustavus Health Services

Beginning fall semester 2006, all Gustavus Health Service office visits with the Nurse Practitioners, laboratory tests, immunizations, and/or medical supplies may be billed to the student’s medical insurance company directly by Gustavus. Any unpaid laboratory, immunization, or medical supply fees will be charged to the student account. These services are provided at a reasonable price […]

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. […]

Important Dates/Events

Fall bills sent to parents — July 31 Waiver of health insurance premium due — August 31 Fall tuition/fees due — August 31 Move-in day for first-year students — September 2 First day of classes — September — 6 Homecoming/Family Weekend — October 7 & 8 For more information on other college events, go to […]

Gustavus TV

For years Gustavus has shown movies on the big screen on weekends. This year weekend movies were enhanced with the creation of GAC TV, a 20-minute student run weekly broadcast that aired before the movie. The purpose of GAC TV is to help the Gustavus community by promoting and acting as a conduit for intellectual […]

Summer Servant Leaders

This summer numerous Gustavus students are working at a summer camp or with another non-profit organization. Through an application and interview process, 31 of these students were selected to participate in the Summer Leadership Program, sponsored by the Center for Vocational Reflection. This reflection program recognizes students who are making the choice to spend their […]

Commencement in the Heat

It was 95 degrees, yet it didn’t stop the festive mood of Commencement when 596 students graduated. This is the third largest class in Gustavus history, behind 2002 with 609 graduates and 1991 with 597 graduates. Paul Saulnier, associate professor of physics, won the Edgar Carlson Award for Distinguished Teaching. Other faculty awards announced this […]