Archive for April, 2013

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 and Deadlines: The next 60 Days

April 15 – 25: Registration for fall semester 2012 April 19 Women in Leadership Conference April 26: Course withdrawal deadline May 2:  MAYDAY! Conference May 3: Celebration of Creative Inquiry May 4:  Honors Day May 22:  Last day of spring classes May 23:  Reading Day May 23 – 28:  Final examinations May 28 – 31:  Senior […]


Forty years after Roe v. Wade, Americans continue to debate the complexities of the decision and its legacy. Rather than simply argue the pros and cons, this year’s MAYDAY! Conference, through a series of 21 speaker-led teaching units, will explore the religious, ethical, legal, medical, historical, and social issues related to that monumental decision. This […]

Honors Day 2013

Information was recently mailed regarding Honors Day 2013, to be held on Saturday, May 4.  Honors Day is a celebration of student academic achievement and parents are encouraged to join their student on campus.  The schedule for the day is as follows: 9:30 a.m., Coffee Reception, Johns Courtyard/Courtyard Cafe 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Books […]

Lindau Symposium

On Thursday, April 18, 2013 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 economics who has published […]

Grad Finale

Parents of seniors, ask your student if he/she attended the Grad Finale on April 11th. This one-stop shop provided 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, and make their […]

Appreciation for Scholarships

Encourage your Gustie to Show Appreciation for Scholarships Throughout the years, donors have invested millions of dollars in providing scholarships for Gustavus students because they want to help current Gusties achieve their dreams. Now is the time for students to thank them for their generosity. Those who have been awarded scholarships with living contacts received […]

Final chance to order a yearbook

Orders will be accepted for copies of the 2013 Gustavian yearbook until April 22. The book will cover the 2012-2013 academic year and graduate portraits of the Class of 2013.  Graduate photos can be submitted electronically to by April 22. Orders can be made online.  We encourage you to communicate your order with your […]