Archive for January, 2013

College Rhythm in January

Many students are away from campus for student-teaching, studying abroad, or internships. This may create a sense of loss for students remaining on campus. There is satisfaction and/or disappointment with first-semester grades. Students may feel loneliness for relationships at home or relief to be back at school. Because students take one class during January, some […]

Dates and Deadlines: The Next 60 Days

January 7: January term begins Early January: Financial aid information sent to returning students via e-mail February 1: January term ends February 2– February 10: Touring and Activity Period (residence halls remain open) February 11: Spring semester begins March 9:  Building Bridges Conference For more information: 2012 – 2013 Residential Life calendar (includes hall opening […]

Parent Access to Web Advisor

  WebAdvisor is being updated to allow students the ability to grant parents and/or others access to some information on WebAdvisor.  Starting January 3, 2013, students will be able to grant parents access to their student account, financial aid awards and other select areas on WebAdvisor.  Students can pick which areas on WebAdvisor parents can […]

2013-2014 Financial Aid Renewal

This month you and your student received (or will receive) information regarding the Financial Aid renewal application process for 2013 – 2014. Detailed explanatory information is also available from the Financial Aid web site. Just a reminder–award letters are not mailed to current students. An email will be sent to students at their Gustavus email […]

Applying for Graduation

A reminder from the Registrar’s Office: check with your senior student to make sure he/she has applied for graduation. The deadline was October 1.  Toward the end of fall semester, there were still over 200 seniors who had not yet turned in their paperwork.  If you have a senior, make sure to ask! If your […]

Resource for Job and Internship Seekers

The MN Private Colleges Job and Internship Fair will be held this year on Wednesday & Thursday, February 20 & 21, 2013. To get an idea about the fair before going, visit the fair website or watch this video. Note that this fair differs from other job and internship fairs in that candidates can contact […]

Travel with Gustavus to Central Europe

Experience Central Europe with distinguished Gustavus professor emeritus of history Dr. Tom Emmert from September 10 to 21, 2013.  The journey is focused around three showpiece cities of Central Europe: Prague, Vienna, and Budapest.  This 12-day Gustavus study tour combines learning, exploring, leisure, lecture, food, and arts.  Initial registration requested by February 1, 2013.  For […]

Partial Year Parking Permits

Students will need to have a parking permit for J-term and/or spring semester if they plan on having a car on campus. Parking permits are available in the Campus Safety office. A parking permit is required for students and staff to park on campus.  Always assume that parking is enforced. Visitor parking is closed to […]