Archive for June, 2014

Commencement 2014

Rain forced Gustavus Adolphus College commencement exercises indoors on Sunday, June 1, but that didn’t dampen the mood on campus as 553 seniors received their degrees inside Lund Arena. Seniors Victoria Clark and Valentina Muraleedharan delivered this year’s commencement address. Clark, a native of St. James, Minn., graduated with a degree in English. Muraleedharan, a native […]

Health Insurance Change – IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  All students are REQUIRED to carry health care insurance. New this year, Gustavus offers a comprehensive student health insurance plan. All full-time students are automatically enrolled into the plan. In order to decline this coverage, students must complete an on-line waiver verifying other health insurance coverage. The waiver will be available from July 10th […]

Dates & Deadlines: The Next 90 Days

Late July:  Housing and roommate information is sent to first year students August 29:  First year student move-in day August 29 – September 1: New Student Orientation August 31:  Transfer student move-in day August 31 – September 1:  Transfer Student Orientation September 1:  Returning student move-in day September 2:  Classes begin September 10:  Reading in […]

Tips for navigating your student’s summer at home

  You’re a few weeks into summer vacation, and you may find yourself pulling your hair out while you re-negotiate EVERYTHING with your Gustie.  Here are a few articles which might be helpful…if for nothing else, so you know you aren’t alone! When College Students Come Home for the Summer from The other nine […]

Summer Reading in Common

  Looking for a good summer read?  This year, we have two suggestions!  Each summer, incoming Gustavus students are asked to read a “Reading in Common” book that will be discussed during New Student Orientation and, for some students, during their First Term Seminar course.  Many members of the Gustavus community including faculty, staff, and […]

Will I Have Access to My Student’s Grades?

  Gustavus encourages parents to discuss mutual expectations with regard to academic achievement – including how and when grades will be discussed and shared – with their students. Students can easily go into WebAdvisor and grant their parent(s) access to certain parts of their student record including their grades.  If you haven’t yet talked with […]