Archive for August, 2009

2009-10 Gustavus Student Parking Permit Information

Students who wish to park a vehicle on campus must obtain a student parking permit by registering their motor vehicle with the Department of Campus Safety. The student parking permit fee for 2009-10 is $200. Online vehicle registration is available at through August 28th.  Students will need their email user name and password, along […]

2009 New Student Orientation at Gustavus

The Gustavus Orientation program is September 4-7 and is focused on helping new students with the transition to Gustavus and establishing a sense of belonging in this community. Visit the orientation website for more information.

Gustavus Named a “Best College”

Gustavus Adolphus College is once again ranked a “best college” by The Princeton Review’s college ranking guidebook, The Best 371 Colleges, for 2010. This annual ranking, released July 28, 2009, is based solely on input from college students. The educational services guidebook recognizes 371 colleges in the nation for offering great academics and great campus […]

Gustavus at the Minnesota State Fair

Gustavus will again have a booth at the Minnesota State Fair in the Education Building. The booth will have friendly faces, information, and those popular Gustie Grams. Wear your Gustavus apparel to the fair to show off your Gustie pride! The fair runs Aug. 27—Sept. 7.

Lofted Beds in Gustavus Residence Halls

If your student is planning to put lofts in their residence hall, you can either build your own or rent metal lofts from a vendor.  If you are interested in renting a loft you can contact the company at  The loft company will be present during move in days for receiving your loft. If […]

Gustavus Residential Life Calendar

For a calendar of residence hall break opening and closing times, housing selection and general campus events refer to page 2 of the Residential Life Handbook and Contract.  Please note these dates and time for travel plans for this academic year.

2009-10 Gustavus Academic Calendar

The academic calendar for the year is available at This includes dates of mid-term tests, finals, and college breaks.  Please schedule travel home for breaks either after all tests are to be complete or after your student knows their test schedule or discusses their travel plans with their professors. The academic calendar for the […]

“Go with the Flow” to Nobel Conference 45

Water is essential to all life. Our world cannot survive without it, and solutions to its quality and availability do not come easily. We have a shared responsibility to work together to manage the world’s water and we must better educate ourselves as to how we can make a positive impact on the use and […]

Commission Gustavus 150 Update

The Commission Gustavus 150 Task Forces completed their work at the end of April, posting 439 recommendations to a website used to gather input from the on-campus community and alumni.  Preparations are now being made so the Board of Trustees may work on setting strategic priorities at a workshop in late August.  These preparations include […]

President Ohle to Host Oberammergau Passion Play trip in 2010

Gustavus President Jack R. and Kris Ohle and Pastor Eric Gustavson ‘66 will lead a 10-day European tour to Austria, Italy, Switzerland, and Germany, June 21-30, 2010.  The itinerary includes visits to Munich, Salzburg, Innsbruck, Island of Mainau, Lucerne, and the Oberammergau Passion Play.  For a full itinerary and tour brochure, contact the Office of […]