Archive for September, 2014

The College Rhythm in September

Excitement; first year students test new found freedom; frequent calls and visits home; homesickness; anxiety about roommates, adjustment to professors and classes; how to get involved on campus/while some get over involved; need to balance social and academic schedules; pledging and recruitment period for fraternities and sororities (sophomores and up). May face troubles with budgeting and […]

Dates and Deadlines: The Next 60 Days

September 15:  Registration deadline October 3:  Inauguration festivities for President Rebecca M. Bergman October 4:  Homecoming October 7 – 8:  Nobel Conference 50: Where Does Science Go From Here? October 10 – 12:  Family Weekend October 17:  Final exams for half semester courses October 18-21:  Fall Break (residence halls remain open) October 22:  Midterm grades […]

Family Weekend 2014

Family Weekend is a tradition at Gustavus and it is quickly approaching!  We have lots of fun activities planned for the weekend of October 10-12 including trivia night, bingo, a treasure hunt, a murder mystery dinner, and workshops on how you can support your student.  Show your support of the Gusties at the soccer game and musical […]

Gustie Parents on Facebook

Get connected with fellow Gustie Parents on the new Gustie Parents Facebook Page! The page is designed for parents and family members of Gustavus students to stay in touch with the College. Ask each other questions, discuss topics, get advice and share your stories.

Fraternity/Sorority Pledging

The pledge period for the Gustavus Greek system occurs in September and October. There are six fraternities and six sororities on campus, four of which are national affiliates. The Greek tradition at Gustavus dates back more than 100 years. Students and advisers have worked hard during this past year to develop the pledge period and activities […]

Nobel Conference 50: Preview

Gustavus Adolphus College will host a special event previewing Nobel Conference 50 on Sunday October 5, 2014 at the Omnitheatre at the Science Museum of Minnesota (120 W Kellogg Blvd, St Paul, MN 55102) starting at 7:30 p.m. Come hear Nobel Conference 50 speaker and 1996 Nobel prize winner Sir Harold Kroto, PhD give his […]

Flu Shots on Campus

There will flu shot clinics held on campus on Tuesday, September 23 and Wednesday, October 1, in the Heritage Banquet Room from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. These clinics are available for current students and employees. Payment Methods: Billing Insurance Bring your insurance card or a copy of the front and back to allow for […]

Guide for New Gusties – First 100 Days

Staff members in the Office of Residential Life invite parents of first-year students to review the 2014-2015 “Your First 100 Days” calendar.  This publication represents a compilation of events and activities for a student’s first 100 days at Gustavus. Each item has been selected to provide first-year students with the opportunity to make connections and […]

Move-in Day Family Photos

If you are trying to find the family photo taken at the Gustavus sign on first year move-in day, check out the Gustavus Flickr account.  All photos taken that day have been updated and are available for your viewing and uploading.  Enjoy!

Promoting a Healthy and Safe Culture of Involvement

As the fall semester gets underway, Gusties will have the chance to get involved on campus.  Whether it be a student organization, athletic team or fine arts program, participation in these organizations represents a great opportunity for students to explore new interests, connect with peers and develop leadership skills.  Gustavus is committed to maintaining an […]