Archive for August, 2010

Deadline to buy Orientation Parent Dinner tickets Friday 8/27

Friday, August 27 is the last day to buy tickets for the Parent and Family dinner on move in day.  The dinner and program will run from 5 – 7 p.m. on Friday, September 3 in Alumni Hall.  Cost is $10 per ticket; your new Gustavus student will not be joining you for dinner.  Come […]

Health Insurance Billing

All office visits with our Health Service medical providers, laboratory tests, immunizations, and medical supplies will be billed to the student’s medical insurance plan.  Students are encouraged to present their health insurance card at each visit. Health Service will file insurance claims directly provided we have the student’s current insurance plan information.  Any unpaid fees […]

2010 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 […]

2010 New Student Orientation at Gustavus

The Gustavus Orientation program is September 3-6 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 rated a top college in The Princeton Review’s guidebook, The Best 373 Colleges, 2011 Edition. This annual ranking, released Aug. 2, 2010, is based solely on input from college students. The educational services publication recognizes 373 colleges in the nation for offering outstanding academics and great campus experiences. Gustavus […]

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. 26—Sept. 6.

2010-2011 Gustavus Student Vehicle and Bike Registration

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 2010-2011 is $210. Online vehicle and bike registration is available through August 30.  Students will need their email user name and password, along […]

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 directly.  The loft company will be present during move in days for receiving your loft. If you […]

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.

2010-2011 Gustavus Academic Calendar

The academic calendar for the year is available online. 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.