Archive for October, 2013

The College Rhythm in October

Following are some typical experiences and emotions for students during October:  The academic course load is in full gear; roommate problems begin to arise; students question: “Do I fit in here?”; first tests/papers returned; midterm exams; love relationships from home remain strong; seniors are starting the job interview or graduate school process; and positive or […]

Dates and Deadlines: The Next 60 Days

October 19-22:  Fall Reading Break (residence halls remain open) October 23:  Mid-term grades posted November 4-7:  January Interim Experience (IEX) course registration November 8:  Fall Semester course withdrawal deadline November 10-21:  Spring Semester class registration November 27-December 1:  Thanksgiving Recess (residence halls closed) December 1:  Halls re-open from Thanksgiving Recess at noon   For more […]

Family Weekend 2013

Family Weekend is a tradition at Gustavus and it is quickly approaching!  We have lots of fun activities planned for THIS weekend: October 11-13 including trivia night, bingo, a scavenger hunt, a murder mystery dinner, and workshops on how you can support your student.  Show your support of the Golden Gusties at the soccer and […]

First Year Class (’17) Demographics

  Over 640 new students were welcomed to campus on Friday, August 30 by Gustie Greeters (pictured here) and the entire campus community.  Orientation ran August 30 – September 2, with the formal start of the academic year beginning on Tuesday, September 3. Here are some facts and figures regarding the Class of 2017: Average […]

Academic Success for Students

October is a busy academic time for students.  As assignments and tests pile up, so does the stress level.  Gustavus provides many resources to help students succeed, including personal meetings with academic advisers, tips for studying, and a writing center for assistance with all types of College level writing from lab reports to research to […]

Student Accounts & Billing

  As posted in the billing inserts for July and also on-line on the Gustavus Web Page, there is a change to how statements will be sent to students. Fee statements will be mailed to the billing address of all students on record in late July for fall semester and late December for spring semester. […]

Christmas in Christ Chapel Tickets

Christmas in Christ Chapel, the annual celebration of the Christmas holiday involving the Gustavus Choir, Choir of Christ Chapel, Lucia Singers, Symphony Orchestra, Brass Choir, dancers, and readers, will take place December 6 – 8, 2013.  This year’s theme is “Holy Wisdom, Holy Word.” Christmas in Christ Chapel worship service and buffet tickets are available […]

Transportation to the MSP Airport & Twin Cities from Gustavus

Many parents and students inquire about transportation services to the Minneapolis/St. Paul Metropolitan area and the MSP Airport. Students interested in traveling from St. Peter to the Minneapolis/St. Paul airport can do so by using Land to Air.  Students do not need to be flying to use Land to Air services and once at the […]

A Royal Affair

Gustavus Library Associates invites you to join fellow parents, friends, family, and alumni to celebrate A Royal Affair on Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Bloomington, MN. This evening of merriment, wonderful food, creative auctions, music, and dancing raises funds for the Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library at Gustavus. […]