Archive for December, 2009

The Gustavus Rhythm in December

In December the campus is focused on celebrating the holiday season and finishing the semester. The first week of December brings together more than 300 musicians and 6,000 guests for Christmas in Christ Chapel performances. During this time there is also stress over preparations for finals and final papers, excitement and anxiety regarding going home […]

Free Student H1N1 Vaccination Clinic

On Monday, December 7th, the Gustavus Student Health Service will hold a FREE H1N1 vaccination clinic in Alumni Hall.  Administration of vaccine will begin at 1:00pm and continue until vaccine is gone.  We encourage all students to get vaccinated against H1N1, as this is the best way to prevent the spread of the illness.  Please […]

Money Talks

College students are faced with many issues relating to money, and many students have yet to master the skills to understand or manage these financial questions. Issues include financial aid and student loans, credit spending, or buying too many late-night pizzas. It is helpful for students if there is an understanding of the financial boundaries […]

Living Off Campus

Each year a limited number of students are granted permission to live off-campus, with the remaining students residing in College-owned residence halls, apartments, or houses.  Students MUST receive permission from the Residential Life Office to live off-campus, which is granted based on the student’s housing priority number.  Students should NOT sign a lease until they […]

Residence Halls Closed During Break

The halls are closed during Christmas break. Students who are not able to leave campus for the break due to distance may be housed in the on-campus hostel with permission from the Residential Life Office.  Students needing to stay should notify the Residential Life Office by December 15 at 4:00 p.m. Halls close for semester […]

Sports Rewind Videos

Want a quick update on the week in Gustavus athletics? Check out the new Gustavus sports rewind videos that are posted weekly on the Gustavus athletics website.  Sophomore biology major James Piper interviews coaches and athletes and gives you an inside view of the different athletics teams at Gustavus.  Be sure to look at photos […]

St. Lucia Tradition Continues

Gustavus will celebrate its 69th annual Festival of St. Lucia on Thursday, Dec. 10. As part of the celebration, a sophomore woman and five of her classmates are selected to serve as St. Lucia and the Lucia Court. The six women are chosen based on academic achievement, spiritual leadership, and service to the College and […]

Gustavus Apparel for Holiday Gifts

Still making your wish list or shopping for a Gustie in your family? Check out the Gustie gear online through the Gustavus Book Mark.

Health Insurance Available Through Gustavus Alumni Association

During this time of economic uncertainty, many of our alumni, new graduates, and their family members are in need of health insurance. Short-term and permanent health insurance options are available through the alumni insurance program. The program is typically promoted to new grads just before and after graduation, but in response to the rising unemployment […]

Important Dates and Events at Gustavus

Christmas in Christ Chapel – Dec. 4-6 Reading Day (no classes) – Dec. 16 Final Exams – Dec. 17-21 Halls close for semester break at 9 a.m. – Dec. 22 Spring semester bills sent to parents – week of Dec. 28 Financial aid information sent to returning students via email – early January Halls re-open […]