Archive for August, 2006

Upcoming Events/Important Dates

Gustavus Booth in the Education Building at the Minnesota State Fair — August 26-September 4 Waiver of health insurance premium due — August 31 Fall tuition/fees due — August 31 First-year Student Orientation — September 2-5 Returning Student Move-In — September 4-5 Fall classes begin — September 6 Nobel Conference — October 3 & 4 […]

Academic Calendar

The academic calendar for the year is available at Academic Calendar. This list dates of mid-term tests, finals, and college breaks. Please schedule travel home for breaks either after all tests are to be complete or after your student knows their test schedule or discusses their travel plans with their professors.

Residential Life Calendar

For a calendar of residence hall break opening and closing times, housing selection and general campus events visit the Residential Life website and click on Residential Life Calendar in the picture of Southwest Hall. Please note these dates and time for travel plans for this academic year.

Carpet in the Residence Halls

ONLY jute backed carpeting is permitted. No carpet pad or rubber-backed carpet is permitted. Carpet salespeople may claim that a rubber-like backing meets the codes. It probably does meet codes for private homes, but Gustavus must meet more stringent codes set for commercial 24-hour residences. For room sizes, to go Room Dimensions.

2006-07 Student Parking Permit Information

Students who wish to park a vehicle on campus must obtain a student parking permit by registering their motor vehicle with the Department of Safety & Security. The student parking permit fee for 2006-07 is $120. Online vehicle registration: Online registration is available at Vehicle Registration until August 20th. Students will need their email user […]

New Student Immersion Program

Twenty-one new students will have the opportunity to participate in an immersion experience led by Gustavus faculty and staff from Aug. 24-31. The Boundary Waters Immersion is a unique leadership program that offers opportunities for canoeing and camping through the Boundary Waters while connecting with faculty/staff facilitators and other new students.

Interviewers Wanted

Help current students by signing up to conduct mock interviews! You will be provided with basic questions to ask and then you will offer feedback to the students in preparation for job and graduate school searches. The Career Center will host Mock Interview Night on Thursday, October 5, times ranging from 4-8 p.m. at Gustavus. […]

Gustavus at the Minnesota State Fair

Gustavus will again have a booth at the Minnesota State Fair in the Education Building. The booth will have friendly faces, information, and those popular Gustie Grams to send a note to someone on campus. The Fair runs August 26 — September 4.

Enrollment Update

The Admission Office met the goal of 685 in-coming first-year students for this fall. Gustavus has also expanded the legacy scholarship that awards money to children or grandchildren of alumni to cover those who have a sibling who either attended or is currently attending Gustavus. For more information on these scholarships, contact the Admission Office […]

Immunization Recommendations

As a result of the outbreaks of mumps and pertussis (whooping cough) in the United States over the past year, several national organizations have made changes in their recommendations regarding mumps and pertussis immunizations for college students. Transmission of these two diseases has been widespread in college-age students (18-24 year olds) for many reasons. Consistent […]