Archive for March, 2013

College Rhythm in March

Housing selection starts.  Students feel the pressure of mid-term exams.  Many students start to think of summer employment and seniors continue to work on plans for post-graduation. Some students are concerned with winter weight gain and are making plans for spring break. In the spring, sophomores begin to declare majors; students should start looking for […]

Dates and Deadlines: The Next 60 Days

March 23: President’s Ball March 28: Final Exams for half semester courses March 31: Deposit due to be eligible for room draw March 29 – April 7: Easter Recess/Spring Break April:  Room Draw process April 3: Midterm Grades April 26: Course withdrawal deadline April 15 – 25: Registration for fall semester 2013 May 2:  MAYDAY […]

Senior Experience Website

In February, Gustavus officially launched a new centralized website devoted entirely to the communication of senior specific resources and services. In consultation with students, staff, and administrators it was concluded that seniors at Gustavus are in little need of more programming around their important year in transition. Rather, the greatest need was for a unified […]

January 2014 Study Away Information

Is your son or daughter looking to study away for a short term, with choices in all parts of the world?  January Interim 2014 may be the perfect time!  Check out out initial information for January 2014 off-campus courses at: and click on January Interim Programs.  Cost ranges will be available soon.  Start speaking with […]

Gustie Lingo

Do you ever find yourself confused by terms or acronyms that your student uses when talking about campus? Will they be attending “P-ball” this weekend?  If they asked you to meet them at “3-flags” or “the rock” would you know what they mean? If not, you can find out more about these three staples of […]

Lindau Symposium lecture: “Gross National Happiness”

On Thursday, April 18  at 7 p.m. in Alumni Hall at Gustavus, Dr. Arthur Brooks is the keynote speaker for this year’s Lindau Symposium.  What makes Americans happy?  What’s the impact of work, giving, and family on happiness?  What government policies and programs would bolster happiness?  Dr. Brooks is an expert on public policy and […]