Archive for May, 2007

Important Dates/Events

Honors Day — May 5 Last day of classes — May 16 Finals — May 18-22 Commencement — May 27 Fall bills sent to parents — July 31 Waiver of health insurance premium due — August 31 Fall tuition/fees due — August 31 Fall Semester Classes begin — September 4 Homecoming/Family Weekend — October 13 […]

Response to the Virginia Tech Tragedy

The Gustavus community has responded in a variety of ways to the tragic shootings at Virginia Tech University. Instinctively, of course, there have been outpourings of sympathy and prayers to colleagues and peers at Virginia Tech. In addition, as have many other colleges and universities over the past few weeks, Gustavus has reflected upon how […]

A Royal Affair — Razzle Dazzle

Save the date! Saturday, Oct. 27, 2007 is Gustavus Library Associates’ biennial benefit for the Gustavus Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library. It will be held at the Sheraton Bloomington Hotel in Bloomington, MN. If you have volunteer time to offer . . . If you have an auction item to donate, or know someone who does […]

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 whom 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 Forensics Team Continues to be National Leader

The Gustavus Adolphus College Forensics Team participated in the 30th American Forensics Association National Individual Events Tournament (AFA-NIET) in April, earning a top 20 national ranking for the first time in school history. Fourteen of the top 20 schools are Division I institutions. The team has had a full schedule of tournaments this year, although […]

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. […]

Senior Class Photo

The senior class will be posing for an all class photo on Saturday, May 26 following the Commencement Rehearsal. An 8×10 copy of this photo may be purchased for as a special keep sake at Senior Photo. Cost for the photo and mailing is $12.

Senior Week

Gustavus sponsors a time of celebration and closure for the senior class in the days between the end of finals and Commencement. Senior Week events are planned by interested members of the senior class. Activities include a block party, Johnny Holm concert, Twins baseball game, Valley Fair, President’s banquet, spa day, golf tournament, boat cruise, […]

Baccalaureate/Commencement Tickets

Baccalaureate and Commencement are Sunday, May 27. Each graduate received four tickets for one of the Baccalaureate services (at 9:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.) Seniors NEED a ticket. Commencement will be held on Hollingsworth Football Field at 2 p.m.. No tickets are necessary if Commencement is held outdoors, and families are welcome to invite as […]

The College Rhythm in May

The last few weeks of school are here. Students have anxiety about final exams and papers. Students who do not have other plans for the summer are busy finding summer employment. The reality of graduation brings mixed emotions for most seniors, sadness over leaving friends or relationships, anxiety about finding a job or starting graduate […]