Archive for July, 2014

New Student Orientation 2014

The Gustavus Orientation program is August 29 – September 1 and is focused on helping new students with the transition to Gustavus and establishing a sense of belonging in this community. Visit the orientation website for more information and a complete schedule of events for both incoming first year students as well as transfer students.

Parent Dinner & Orientation on Move-in Day (Advanced Tickets Required)

Parents of first year students: come as you are after a physically and emotionally draining move-in day (August 29) to enjoy a relaxed meal and entertaining program with other family members who are going through the same things! This Parent Dinner & Orientation is scheduled from 5 – 7 p.m. in the Heritage Banquet Room […]

Important Information about Student Health Insurance

A bright orange postcard was recently sent home with important information about student health insurance.  Major points are: Students will AUTOMATICALLY be enrolled in student health insurance for the 2014-2015 school year. Every student will see a charge of $1699 on their student account.  If you do not want this student health insurance, you must […]

Dates & Deadlines: The Next 60 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 Common […]

Rebecca M. Bergman Begins Tenure as 17th President of Gustavus

On Tuesday, July 1, Rebecca M. Bergman officially began her duties as the 17th President of Gustavus Adolphus College. The College’s Board of Trustees announced in late February that Bergman would replace Jack Ohle, who retired after serving as President since July 2008. Bergman is the first woman in the 152-year history of the College to […]

Tuition Refund Insurance option

When talking about college with your student, the conversation almost always turns to money. From tuition to back to school shopping to textbooks and more, there are many costs associated with attending college. For many families, college tuition is one of the largest investments they will make, however, many overlook the need to protect that […]