Archive for May, 2010

The Gustavus Student 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 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 […]

Baccalaureate and Commencement Tickets

Baccalaureate and Commencement are Sunday, May 30.  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 […]

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.  […]

Advice from the Gustavus Career Center

There’s no doubt about it – regardless if your student is looking to fill their summer months or seeking a permanent position after graduation – it’s a difficult time to nail down a job or internship.  Without a job on the horizon, many students may spend their hours staring at a computer screen trolling for […]

Student Health Insurance May End Sooner Than You Think

Student health care insurance covered under parental policies often end as early as the day before graduation and for those on Gustavus’s plan, our student health insurance ends on August 26, 2010.  The Alumni Association offers health insurance to fill the needs of many students who will be without coverage after graduation.  Most products are […]

Upcoming Events/Important Dates

Last day of classes – May 19 Finals – May 21-25 Commencement – May 30 Returning student move-in – September 6 Fall Semester Classes begin – September 7 Homecoming – September 25 Family Weekend – October 8-10 For more information on additional college events, go to the Gustavus College Calendar or visit our website for […]