Archive for November, 2014

College Rhythm in November

Staying healthy can be a challenge for college students, especially during November. The first round of colds and flu hitting campus, the emotional stress of mid-term exams/grades, and irregular sleep and eating schedules all converge. Student schedules are full with academic and extra-curricular activities, including many exams and papers that will be due before Thanksgiving. […]

Dates and Deadlines: The Next 60 Days

November 9-20: Spring Semester class registration November 26-30:  Thanksgiving Recess November 26:  9:00 am Residence halls close for the break November 30: 12:00 noon Residence halls re-open from Thanksgiving Recess December 5-7 :  Christmas in Christ Chapel: “Tender Rose, Starry Night” December 12:  Last day of classes December 13: Reading Day December 15-18:  Final Exams December 19: […]

Midterm Grades

Midterm grades were posted on WebAdvisor on October 22. These grades are viewable by your student. You should speak with your student about whether or not he or she is willing to share them with you. Midterm grades are a way for your student to have a general understanding of where they are in each […]

Choosing Classes

November is the time students select classes for January Term and Spring Semester.  Students prepare in advance for their meetings with their advisors by reviewing their degree audits which show them their progress toward their degrees, major and general education requirements yet to be met, and total number of courses completed so far.  This review […]

Travel Plans for the End of the Semester

Before you schedule flights or make vacation plans for College breaks, please make sure your student knows details regarding class expectations, final exam schedules, residence hall closing information, transportation, and travel time to the Minneapolis/St. Paul airport.  To allow students to travel, Gustavus does not hold classes the Wednesday before Thanksgiving. Residence halls are closed […]

Residential Halls Closing

The halls are closed during the Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Spring Break periods. Students who are not able to leave campus for the breaks due to the distance to their homes (more than 350 miles) may be housed in the on-campus hostel with permission from the Residential Life Office. Students will need to apply to stay […]

2013-2014 Yearbooks For Sale

2013-2014 Gustavus Yearbooks are available for $49 (+$3 for shipping if mailing is desired). Students will be able to purchase them with cash or check outside of the Marketplace on the following dates: November 17th, 12:30-1:30pm November 19th, 1:00-2:00pm November 21st, 12:00-1:30pm They can also be purchased in the Dean of Students Office (by charging to the […]

Mental Health Wellness Fair 2014

  The 3nd Annual Mental Health Wellness Fair for the entire St. Peter community will be held on Tuesday, November 18, 6-8 p.m. at the St. Peter Community Center. Learn about mental health and wellness services in the St. Peter and surrounding community, view presentations on stress reduction, body image and attachment issues, and take […]