Archive for April, 2011

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 […]

Staying Safe

Although Gustavus and St. Peter are generally very safe, precautions and good judgment should always be used to protect one’s self and belongings. Many students are outside in April enjoying the spring weather, taking late-night walks for example.  Here are some reminders for your student about staying safe:

Keeping Your Gustie Healthy

The next six weeks for students feels like a race to finals.  It is wise to include health issues as part of the regular conversation with your student. College students often do not live a balanced life, with too little sleep and many pressures.  Visit our Health Information webpage for parents to help you talk […]

Housing Selection for 2011-2012

Even though selection has happened for some residence hall rooms on campus, the majority of students will take part in room clusters housing selection April 19-21 and/or two-person housing selection May 3-6.  The online housing selection process provides a high level of fairness based on a computer generated, randomly assigned housing priority number within the […]

Commencement at Gustavus

Parents of graduating seniors will soon receive a letter containing information on campus housing options as well as meal options and the schedule for commencement weekend.   Visit our commencement website or contact Lorie Siebels at or 507-933-7520 for more information.

Nominate Amazing Gusties

In 2011-2012, Gustavus will celebrate its 150th academic year.  The Board of Trustees has established an award in honor of this Sesquicentennial anniversary to recognize individuals who have made a significant difference in the life of the college. The award, called “The Sesquicentennial Award,” will acknowledge and pay tribute to living alumni, parents, friends, and […]

Give to Gustavus Day

Love Gustavus?? Then you should give back to Gustavus, of course! Give to Gustavus Day is a one-day online giving campaign that was created to rally alumni, parents and friends of the College around giving to the Gustavus Annual Fund on one specific day. April 21 is the date that has been chosen for this […]

Center for Student Leadership Opens

The Student Union at Gustavus has gone through a little make-over! To keep with the priorities of Commission 150, the Office of Church Relations, the Center for Vocational Reflection, the Community Service Center, and the Career Center are now one big happy family under the name of the Center for Student Leadership. The new office […]