Archive for May, 2009

To Parents of Graduating Seniors

Graduating seniors who have taken out a Federal Direct Stafford Loan any year while in attendance at Gustavus are required by law to complete exit counseling prior to leaving Gustavus.  We have been in contact with those students to complete this on-line exit interview.  To date, 41 students still have to complete this process. It […]

The Gustavus 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 […]

Pre-Register for Gustavus Graduation Photos

During the Commencement Service, staff from Grad Images will be taking a photo of each graduating senior as they shake hands with the president.  These photos are then available for purchase direct from Grad Images.  Family members may pre-register so they receive an e-mail when the photos are ready to download and order.  To take […]

Gustavus Baccalaureate/Commencement Tickets

Baccalaureate and Commencement are Sunday, May 31.  Each graduate received four tickets for one of the Baccalaureate services (at 9:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.) at the Grad Finale in April. 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 […]

Senior Week at Gustavus

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 fiesta dinner, Johnny Holm concert, Twins baseball game, Valleyfair, President’s Banquet, spa day, and boat cruise.  Registration for […]

Summer with your Gustie

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.  […]

Health Insurance for Your New Gustavus Graduate May End Sooner Than You Think!

The Alumni Association has made health insurance products available to meet the needs of new grads no longer covered by school or parental policies, usually at a lower cost than other alternatives. Coverage through parental policies may end as early as the day before graduation. Our student health insurance ends on August 26, 2009. Nobody […]

SHINE * A Royal Affair

Benefit gala presented by Gustavus Library Associates in support of the College library Saturday, November 14, 209, Minneapolis Convention Center, Downtown Minneapolis Financial support is needed, and welcomed, to underwrite all or part of the expenses for A Royal Affair.  Produced to support learning for young men and women at Gustavus Adolphus College, the gala […]