Archive for November, 2007

Important Dates/Events

Fall Semester course withdrawal deadline — Nov. 9 Twin Cities Gustie Breakfast featuring winter sports coaches — Nov. 21 Halls close for Thanksgiving Recess at 6 p.m. – Nov. 20 Halls re-open from Thanksgiving Recess at noon — Nov. 25 Christmas in Christ Chapel — Nov. 30, Dec. 1-2 Reading Day (no classes) — Dec. […]

Residence Halls Closed During Break

The halls are closed during the Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Spring Break periods. Students who are not able to leave campus for the breaks due to distance may be housed in the on campus hostel with permission from the Residential Life Office. Students should notify the Residential Life Office by November 13 and December 12 for […]

Reconciled in Christ Conversation at Gustavus

The Gustavus Reconciling in Christ Coalition is currently seeking the opinions of the Gustavus Community concerning faith, sexuality, and Reconciling In Christ. RIC is a process and series of discussions that many ELCA congregations and campuses have participated in over the last several years. For more information and to share your opinion, post to the […]

Choosing Classes

November is the time students select classes for January Term and Spring Semester. Students are often their own best advisers by taking advantage of the numerous resources to guide this process. The professor of the First Term Seminar advises those students until the student declares a major. When declaring a major, the student will choose […]

Meal Plan

Most students are on one of the meal plans offered by the Dining Service. Although students at times perceive meal costs to be high, Gustavus has the lowest-cost food prices among Minnesota private colleges and is also ranked as one of the top programs for food quality and selection in the country. The Dining Service […]

Health Service Insurance Billing Information

Within the next month families will be receiving the Explanation of Benefits (EOB) form from their medical insurance company if their student has visited the Health Service. The Health Service staff recommends that you not pay the amount listed on the EOB, but instead wait until you receive a bill from Student Accounts at Gustavus. […]

Flu Immunization

Gustavus Health Service will be offering a flu immunization clinic for students on Monday, November 15, 2007 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Heritage Room of Jackson Campus Center. Cost of the vaccination is $20.00 if paid by cash or check OR $25.00 if billed to insurance. The student must bring a copy […]

College Admission at Gustavus

Standardized test score submission for admission to Gustavus became optional a year ago. So what did that mean for the incoming class? Eighty-one percent of applicants still presented test scores for consideration. The College enjoyed a 24 percent increase in applications and welcomed 670 first-year students and 40 transfer students to campus this fall. Twelve […]

Measuring What Matters

Gustavus was surprised to find itself “unranked” in the 2008 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges guide. This new classification results not from a change in the high quality of a Gustavus education, but from the way it answered a series of questions in the magazine’s survey. These questions concerned the use […]

Family Weekend Evaluation

Please take a moment and complete the evaluation so that we may continue to expand and improve our Family Weekend at Gustavus. Only one evaluation per family is necessary. Thank you in advance for your willingness to respond at Family Weekend Evaluation.