Archive for April, 2012

The College 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 […]

Dates & Deadlines: The Next 60 Days

This list of dates & deadlines now includes links for more information about certain topics. March 31 – April 9: Easter Recess/Spring Break April:  Room Draw process (see Residential Life website for more information) April 1: Application open for January 2013 Study Away programs April 13: Course withdrawal deadline April 15: Deadline to order yearbooks […]

A Night of Poetry with Minnesota’s Poet Laureate Joyce Sutphen

On April 17, 2012, from 7:30-9:30 pm, Gustavus Adolphus College will host “A Celebration of Minnesota Poetry in Honor of Poet Laureate Joyce Sutphen.”  The renowned poet, Professor of English here at Gustavus, will read from her work, and she’ll be joined by six local Minnesota poets:  Candace Black, Rebecca Fremo, Matt Rasmussen, John Rezmerski, […]

Final Reminder to Order Yearbooks

Orders are now being accepted for copies of the 2012 Gustavian yearbook.  The book will cover the 2011-2012 academic year and graduate portraits of the Class of 2012.  Graduate photos should can be submitted electronically to by April 15. The all-color yearbook is being prepared and published by the Gustavian student staff and will […]

Greek Recruitment Events

Students interested in learning more about the Greek community at Gustavus should plan to attend one of the upcoming recruitment events: The fraternity “Wing Off” will take place Wednesday, April 11th from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. in Eckman Mall (in case of rain, event will be held in the Campus Center). Each fraternity will have […]

Nobel Conference Tickets On Sale Now

Gustavus will host the 48th annual Nobel Conference on October 2 & 3, 2012. This year’s topic is “Our Global Ocean” and will examine the ocean as as a source of inspiration, danger, and knowledge.  More in depth information on the Nobel Conference is available on our website. Tickets for the conference are available for […]

Graduation Weekend Information

A webpage has been created with all of the information necessary to prepare for a successful and memorable commencement weekend at Gustavus.  Click here for information on tickets, times, lodging, parking, special needs assistance, FAQs, and more.  Congratulations Class of 2012!

Grad Finale

Parents of seniors, please encourage your student to attend the Grad Finale on April 12th. This one-stop shop provides an opportunity for them to pick up their cap and gown, order announcements and class ring, check in with Career Development, pick up tickets for Commencement and Baccalaureate, check out the Senior Week schedule, make their […]