Archive for September, 2009

Christmas in Christ Chapel Tickets On Sale Now

Christmas in Christ Chapel worship service and buffet tickets are available online this year.  Tickets are $17.50 each and are on sale now. Families of current students may order tickets now by using a special “presale” code.  To order, go to and choose “Login” from the top menu.   The first time you log in, […]

Guide for New Gusties – First 100 Days

Staff members in the Office of Residential Life invite parents of first-year students to review “Your First 100 Days.”  This calendar represents a compilation of events and activities for a student’s first 100 days at Gustavus. Each item has been selected to provide first-year students with the opportunity to make connections and develop skills that […]

H1N1 Update from President Ohle

To: The Gustavus Community From: President Jack R. Ohle As we welcome students, faculty, and staff back to campus to kick off a great new academic year, we also kick off a flu season notable for the continued H1N1 global pandemic. While we do not expect H1N1 to disrupt our normal campus operations, we can […]

Gusties Start a New Academic Year

Gustavus Adolphus College will begin its 148th academic year Tuesday, Sept. 8, when classes commence for the College’s 2,525 full-time students. Approximately 630 first-year students are enrolled at Gustavus this fall. Move-in day for first-year students was Friday, Sept. 4, and you can view photos of move-in day or a video of the Gustie Greeters […]

Gustavus Homecoming and Family Weekend

Homecoming and Family Weekend will be Oct. 9-11. The full schedule this year includes a 5th Quarter Postgame Event where you will enjoy live music by “The Rockin’ Hollywoods,” grilled meats, salads, sides, 1919 root beer, and desserts. There are also athletic events, as well as a performance by jazz vocalist Kurt Elling ‘89 and […]

Gusties Plan Life After Graduation

Graduation may seem far away for seniors, but now is the time they should focus their career objectives, prepare their resumes, and/or begin the application process for graduate school.  The majority of on-campus employer visits occur in September, October, and November. However, some big Spring Semester recruiting events include Minnesota Private Colleges Job and Internship […]

College Breaks

Before you schedule flights or make vacation plans for College breaks, please make sure your student knows details regarding class expectations, final exam schedules, residence hall closing information, transportation, and travel time to the Minneapolis/St. Paul airport.  To allow students to travel, Gustavus does not hold classes the Wednesday before Thanksgiving. Residence halls are closed […]

Greek Pledging at Gustavus

The pledge period for campus fraternities and sororities occurs in September. There are five fraternities and six sororities on campus, three of which are national affiliates. The Greek tradition at Gustavus dates back more than 100 years. Students and advisers have worked hard during this past year to develop the pledge period and activities to […]

Nobel Conference

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 […]

Gustavus Honors

Gustavus has been honored in many ways over the summer. Washington Monthly magazine listed Gustavus as the 33rd best liberal arts college in the country.  The men’s golf team was named academic national champions by the Golf Coaches Association of America.  Gustavus moved up eight places in the U.S. News and World Report’s rankings to […]