Archive for January, 2009

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Important Dates/Events

Spring tuition/fees due — January 31 Interim Experience Classes end — January 30 Touring Week (no classes) — January 31-February 8 (Residence Halls remain open) Spring Semester Classes begin — February 9 Housing contracts due to Residential Life for all returning students — February 16 Late Registration Deadline for classes — February 20 Off-campus housing […]

Music Ensemble Tours

Both the Gustavus Wind Orchestra and the Gustavus String Orchestra will be touring at the end of January and beginning of February. The Wind Orchestra will tour mainly in the Denver area, but will also make two appearances in South Dakota. The String Orchestra will travel from Stillwater through Iowa, Missouri, Tennessee, Ohio, Illinois, and […]

Haugen Named Head Football Coach

Peter Haugen was named the new head football coach in mid-December. Haugen, who posted an 111-44 record in 15 years as football coach at Washburn High School, is the 17th head coach in the 93-year history of Gustavus football. Haugen will start the second week of January.

Alcohol Education

Students take only one focused class while they are on campus during January, and many organizations do not meet during this month as a number of their members are away from campus. This combination may lead to more free time, and some students will choose to consume alcohol at a greater rate. As a College, […]

Refer a Gustie

Did you cross paths with an outstanding high school student over the holidays? Please send their names to the Admission Office at Gustavus to help recruit the next generation of Gusties. To send a name, visit Admission. Additionally, the Admission Office is holding a contact contest for current Gustavus students. For each high school student […]

Community Service at Gustavus

The Community Service Center features 11 programs and annually involves 1400 student participants. The Center offers many different ways to become involved, and different levels of commitment. Volunteers can work with the same child for their tenure at Gustavus with Gustie Buddies and Big Partners/Little Partners, or volunteer once a week for Amigos, walking animals […]

Housing Selection Questions

Housing selection for next academic year begins in February, with housing selection for double occupancy rooms, the most prevalent of the options, happening in April and May. The placement of students is dependent on priority number. The priority numbers are randomly distributed within each class of students. (For example, current junior students would have higher […]

"Twist" your interests into a career!

The Career Center encourages students to visit us during January. We are hosting an open house, daily Quick Questions, interviewing and resume workshops, sessions to prepare for the February Job and Internship Fair, and introduction to a new online service called Interview Stream. January is a great time for a first-year student to find a […]

The College Rhythm in January

Many students are away from campus for student-teaching, studying abroad, or internships. This may create a sense of loss for students remaining on campus. There is satisfaction and/or disappointment with first-semester grades. Students may feel loneliness for relationships at home or relief to be back at school. Because students take one class during January, some […]