Archive for 2011

Residence Halls Closed During Break

The halls are closed during Christmas break according to the following schedule: Halls close for semester break at 9 a.m. on Dec. 21 ( Wed.) Halls re-open at 12 noon on Jan. 2 (Mon.) Each student is required to depart for the break within 24 hours of the completion of their last final or by […]

Break Parking

PLEASE REMIND YOUR STUDENT: All vehicles remaining on campus over Christmas break must be parked in the gravel lot next to the music building (Bjorling lot). You may not leave your car in the Southwest parking lot as in previous years. Any vehicle not moved to the Bjorling lot will be subject to towing at […]

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 […]

St. Lucia Celebration

Gustavus Adolphus College will celebrate its 71st annual Festival of St. Lucia at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 8 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 Susan Crane of Des Moines, IA; Annalise Dobbelstein of Bemidji, MN; […]

Dates and Deadlines: The Next 60 Days

December 14: Last day of classes December 15: Reading Day December 16 – 20: Final Exams December 21: Residence halls close at 9:00 a.m. December 21 – January 2: Christmas Recess January 2: Residence halls open at 12 noon January 3: January term begins Early January: Financial aid information sent to returning students via e-mail […]

Parent blog new and improved

After a brief hiatus due to a staff departure, we are pleased to be actively blogging again! Within the next few months, we hope you’ll notice and appreciate some improvements. We will be establishing categories of parent entries so you can filter what types of information you are receiving from us: examples could include Athletics, […]

Mankato Gustavus Picnic May 31

Come enjoy the beautiful Minnesota weather and join other Gusties at a family potluck picnic.  Alumni, parents, friends, current students, and the incoming Class of 2015 are all invited.  It will be a good time to reconnect with some Gusties from your area, and have a chance to hear some updates about the College and […]

Gustavus’ Career Center Gears Students Up for Summer

Summer is rapidly approaching and students are moving into hyperdrive to get all of their work done, finish up their sports and volunteering, and pack in a few more social activities before that mythical final bell rings in May.  The Career Center is here for any last-minute student needs, right up until the last day […]

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 14, 2011.  The Alumni Association offers health insurance to fill the needs of many students who will be without coverage after graduation.  Most products are […]

The Gustavus Rhythm in April

There is much excitement with the arrival of spring at Gustavus.  The students are very busy with research projects, athletic competitions, concerts, recitals, lectures, and job searches.  The time from spring break to the end of the semester creates a wide range of emotion.  The end of the semester brings looming pressures.  Seniors realize the […]