Archive for April, 2009

Commencement at Gustavus

Commencement at Gustavus is Sunday, May 31.  Students will receive 3 tickets for Commencement (for indoor seating only). Graduating students will not need tickets for themselves, so the three tickets are for family and/or friends. If Commencement is held outdoors, no ticket will be required.  Along with the tickets for Commencement, 4 tickets for one […]

Important Events & Upcoming Dates at Gustavus

Registration for Fall Classes – April 14-23 MAYDAY! Conference – April 29 Honors Day – May 2 Last day of classes – May 20 Finals – May 22-26 Commencement – May 31 Fall Semester Classes begin – September 8 Homecoming/Family Weekend – October 9-11 For a complete listing of events on campus, go to the […]

Housing Selection for 2009-2010

Even though selection has happened for some residence hall rooms on campus, the majority of students will take part in room clusters housing selection April 24-27 and/or two-person housing selection May 2-5.  The online housing selection process provides a high level of fairness based on a computer generated, randomly assigned housing priority number within the […]

The Rhythm of April for Gustavus Students

There is much excitement with the arrival of spring at Gustavus.  The students are very busy with research projects, athletic competitions, concerts, recitals, lectures, and job searches.  The time from spring break to the end of the semester creates a wide range of emotion.  The end of the semester brings looming pressures.  Seniors realize the […]

Short-Term Medical Insurance Available

The Alumni Association offers an insurance program as a benefit for our graduates. New graduates often overlook the problem of no medical insurance after graduation. Gustavus’ student health insurance ends August 31, and coverage through a parent’s policy may end as early as the day before graduation. If you need short-term medical insurance to bridge […]

Auto, Home, and Renters Insurance Programs

The Alumni Association also offers group rates for auto, home, and renters insurance through Liberty Mutual. For a quote or more information, contact Liberty Mutual at 800-524-9400 or go to:

Spring Safety Reminders

Although Gustavus and St. Peter are generally very safe, precautions and good judgment should always be used to protect one’s self and belongings. Many students are outside in April enjoying the spring weather, taking late-night walks for example.  Here are some reminders for your student about staying safe:

Keeping Your Gustie Healthy

The next six weeks for students feels like a race to finals.  It is wise to include health issues as part of the regular conversation with your student. College students often do not live a balanced life, with too little sleep and many pressures.  Here is some general health information to help you talk with […]

SHINE * A Royal Affair

SHINE * A Royal Affair Benefit gala presented by Gustavus Library Associates in support of the College library This is a great Gustavus party, with elegant dining, spectacular live and silent auctions, entertainment, and dancing. Saturday, November 14, 2009, Minneapolis Convention Center, Downtown Minneapolis

2009 Gustavus Yearbook

Orders are now being accepted for copies of the 2009 Gustavian yearbook.  Students often underestimate the value of a yearbook only to find years later they wished they had purchased a copy when they had the opportunity.  Parents have also requested their own copies even if their student is not interested.  You may order on-line […]