Archive for February, 2013

College Rhythm in February

February is the beginning of spring semester. Many students are optimistic about a new start and enjoy reuniting with friends who were away for January Term or fall. Later in the month, students may feel sad or depressed due to the winter weather or as the academic work starts to accumulate. In the spring, sophomores […]

Dates and Deadlines: The Next 60 Days

February 22:  Late Registration Deadline March 9: Building Bridges Conference March 23: President’s Ball March 29 – April 7:  Easter Recess and Spring Break April 3:  Midterm grades due April 11:  Grad Finale for seniors April 15 – 25:  Fall 2013 Registration April 19:  Women in Leadership Conference in the Twin Cities (parents and public […]

2013-2014 Financial Aid Renewal Process

In January you and your student received information regarding the 2013-2014 Financial Aid renewal application process. 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 account instructing them to go to […]

Room Draw 2013

Below you will find a brief excerpt from the Residential Life web page. Talk to your student and remind them to start reviewing the details for the Room Draw process (formerly known as housing selection). Further details will follow as we get closer to the time for Room Draw. Step by Step Guide to Room […]

Off-Campus Living Permission

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

Career Development

  184 Gusties have registered to attend the MN Private Colleges Job and Internship Fair on February 20 and 21 at the Minneapolis Convention Center, 208 employers are expected to attend seeking candidates for internships and career positions. Summer is coming fast!  Camp Fair was February 12, Internship Fair is March 6 and Health Professions […]

Student Leadership Opportunities

February is the month when most significant leadership groups at the College recruit new members. Check out the following websites for more information and please encourage your student to apply to whatever looks most interesting! Collegiate Fellow (CF) selection, Residential Life (due 2/22) “Gustie Greeter” Orientation Leaders, Student Activities (due 2/25) Peer Assistants (PA), Alcohol […]

American Swedish Institute Forum with Current and Emeritus Gustavus Professors

As your students spend hours in classes and studying you can have the opportunity to learn something new from our Gustavus professors in Minneapolis. Check out the American Swedish Institute Forum’s in March, April and May as they feature lectures by current and emeritus professors. The ASI Forum on March 27 will feature Roland Thorstensson, […]

U.S. Civil War Study Tour

Experience Antietam, Gettysburg and Washington D.C. with Gustavus Alumnus and Pulitzer Prize-winning Civil War Historian Dr. James McPherson ’58 from October 20 to 26, 2013. Dr. McPherson’s vast and insightful knowledge will bring to life all the drama of events at Antietam and Gettysburg. With unquestionable authority and skillful narrative, he will explain the momentous issues […]