Archive for December, 2010

The College 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 […]

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 at Gustavus

Gustavus Adolphus College is a residential institution. This mean ALL students are required to live on-campus all four years. As the college does not have enough beds to house all student, 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 […]

Gustavus 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 […]

Gustavus Announces the Lucia Court

Gustavus Adolphus College celebrated its 70th annual Festival of St. Lucia at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 9 in Christ Chapel. As part of this seasonal tradition, five sophomore women have been chosen to serve on the Lucia court. This year’s court consists of Katie Batz of Bloomington, Minn.; Dawn Comstock of Roseau, Minn.; Claire Curran […]

End of Calendar Year

As we approach the end of 2010, the Gustavus Annual Fund staff extends its sincerest thank you to all who have contributed to enriching and enhancing the College. Gustavus would be a far different place without continued support on the part of so many in this great community. If you haven’t yet shown your financial […]

Important Dates/Events at Gustavus

Reading Day (no classes) – Dec. 15 Final Exams – Dec. 16-20 Halls close for semester break at 9 a.m. – Dec. 21 Financial aid information sent to returning students via email – early January Halls re-open from semester break at noon – Jan. 2, 2011 For more information on other college events, go to […]