Archive for March, 2009

Order a 2009 Gustavus Yearbook

Parents and students can order a copy of the 2009 Gustavian Yearbook by going to The all-color book will cover the 2008-2009 academic-year highlights including sports, academics, music, theatre, clubs, Greek organizations, residence halls, faculty and staff, individual photos of first-year students and, of course, graduates of the Class of 2009. Books will be […]

SHINE * A Royal Affair

SHINE A Royal Affair: Benefit Gala hosted by Gustavus Library Associates in support of the College Library Saturday, November 14, 2009 Minneapolis Convention Center Downtown Minneapolis You can help by volunteering time, donating items for the live and silent auctions, or by attending the gala.  For more information, call or email the co-chairs: Susan Wilcox, […]

The Rhythm of March for Gustavus Students

Housing selection starts.  Students feel the pressure of mid-term exams.  Many students start to think of summer employment and seniors continue to work on plans for post-graduation. Some students are concerned with weight gained over the winter months, and others are making plans for spring break.

Upcoming Events/Important Dates at Gustavus

Residence Halls close at 9:00 a.m. for Spring Break – March 21 Fall registration deposit of $500 is due – March 31 Spring Break (residence halls closed) – March 21 – March 29 Deadline for returning students to complete student-employment contracts – March 24 Residence Halls re-open following Spring Break at Noon – March 29 […]

Gustavus Graduation Is Around the Corner

It is time to think about Commencement.  In March, junior students are each sent a form to complete to apply for graduation.  This tells the College if a student plans to graduate in 2010.  ALL students must apply for graduation with the Office of the Registrar in their junior or senior year.  On April 2, […]

Academic Assistance Available for Gusties

Mid-term exams typically occur just before and just after Spring Break.  Therefore, now is a good time for students to be seeking assistance with any academic challenges.  Tutors are available for many departments and programs.  Click on Tutors for a complete list.  Also, the Writing Center on campus (located in Confer Hall 232) provides help […]

2009-2010 Gustavus Financial Aid Renewal Process

In late February students received information for the 2009-2010 Financial Aid renewal application process.  Detail explanatory information is available from Financial Aid.  Award letters will no longer be mailed to current students.  An email was sent to students at their Gustavus email account instructing them to go to WebAdvisor to view their award letter.  Any […]

Gustavus 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.  Information about and applications for break housing can be found online at Residential Life.  Halls will close at 9:00 a.m. […]

Gustavus Hosts Building Bridges Conference March 14

Mark your calendars for the 14th annual Building Bridges Conference, “Liberation through Education,” on March 14, 2009. The conference will put a spotlight on educational inequality in the United States and abroad. Erin Gruwell, the real-life hero portrayed in the 2007 film Freedom Writers, and Maria Reyes, one of Ms. Gruwell’s first students and an […]

Gustavus Forensics Team Wins State Championship

Congrats to the Gustavus Adolphus College forensics team, which won its second straight Minnesota Collegiate Forensics Association State Championship on Sunday, Feb. 22. Gustavus finished with 446 points to beat out Minnesota State University, Mankato (408 points) and Concordia College, Moorhead (213 points). Gustavus placed first in six of 13 events and placed four individuals […]