Archive for March, 2007

Admission College Fairs

West Des Moines, IA — March 12 Belmond, IA — March 13 Algona, IA — March 14 Estherville, IA — March 15 Spencer, IA — March 15 Storm Lake, IA — March 15 Seattle, WA — March 17 Portland, OR — March 18 Iowa City, IA — March 20 Sioux Falls, SD — March 27 […]

Career and Internship Search Workshops

Resume/Cover Letter Workshop — March 13 Health Professions Day — March 15 Interviewing Workshop — March 20 Internship Fair — March 22 Minnesota Education Job Fair — April 23

Residence Halls Closing for Break

The halls are closed during Spring Break. Students who are not able to leave campus for the break due to distance from home may be housed on campus with permission from the Residential Life Office. Students should contact the Residential Life Office with questions. Halls will be closed 6:00 p.m. Friday, March 30, and reopen […]

Important Dates/Events

“Building Bridges” Diversity Conference — March 10 President’s Ball — March 24 Deadline for returning students to complete student-employment contracts — March 23 Residence Halls close at 6:00 p.m. for Spring Break — March 30 Spring Break (residence halls closed) — March 30 — April 9 Fall registration deposit of $500 is due — March […]

Did you know that…

. . . one third of all Minnesota baccalaureate recipients each year come from Minnesota’s private colleges? . . . one in four private college students in Minnesota benefit from the State Grant Program, which provides financial assistance to all college students? The average State Grant for private college students is $3,100. . . . […]

"Building Bridges" Diversity Conference

The 12th annual student-led “Building Bridges” Diversity Conference is scheduled for March 10, 2007. The conference is titled “Finding Your Voice: Putting Awareness Into Action.” The conference focuses on the power we have within our society, culture, and world to provoke and promote change. The keynote speaker this year is Lisa Ling, special correspondent for […]

Energy Wars

Minnesota colleges and universities competed during February in the Campus Energy Wars. The Campus Energy Wars challenge was to see which campus conserved the most energy throughout the month. Gustavus students and faculty made a concerted effort to change their behaviors by turning off unused lights in their dorm rooms or classrooms, unplugging appliances, and […]

Working for Change

Gustavus is proud to host the Working for Change: “Creating Career Paths to Make a Difference” Conference and Concert on March 17. This conference provides opportunity for students to explore careers with a focus on social justice. Presenters are employed in a variety of non-profits, schools, and other organizations that represent pathways to social change. […]

Explaining the Lingo

Does your student use Gustavus terms or abbreviations that you do not understand? Do you ever wonder which office handles a certain service? Definitions of many common Gustavus terms and a quick guide to describing the offices and services frequently used by parents and students may be found at Lingo.


Sixty percent of Gustavus students undertake an internship during either the school year or the summer. This is an opportunity for students to explore career interests. Some take internships for credit, some are paid, some are full-time, and some are part-time in addition to other classes. An Internship Fair will be held on campus on […]