Archive for December, 2014

The College Rhythm in December

In December the campus is focused on celebrating the holiday season and finishing the semester. The first week of December brings together more than 300 musicians and 6,000 guests for Christmas in Christ Chapel performances. During this time there is also stress over preparations for finals and final papers, excitement and anxiety regarding going home […]

Dates and Deadlines: The Next 60 Days

December 12:  Last day of classes December 13: Reading Day December 15 – 18:  Final Exams December 19: 9:00 am residence halls close for semester break Early January: Financial aid information sent to returning students January 4: 12:00 noon residence halls re-open from semester break January 5 – 30:  January Term (IEX) classes January 31- […]

Residence Halls Closed During Christmas Break

The halls are closed during Christmas break according to the following schedule: Halls close for semester break at 9 a.m. on Friday, December 19 Halls re-open at 12 noon on Sunday, January 4 Each student is required to depart for the break within 24 hours of the completion of their last final or by 9 […]

Christmas break parking

PLEASE REMIND YOUR STUDENT: All vehicles remaining on campus over Christmas break must be parked in the gravel lot next to the music building (Bjorling lot). The break parking area is marked with signs, which state “Break Parking”. Any vehicle not moved to the Bjorling lot will be subject to towing at the owner’s expense. […]

Holiday Survival Guide for College Students and Parents

Is this your child’s first long break home since arriving at Gustavus?  Have you thought about things like household chores, curfews, use of the car, and family time?  Check out this article from U.S. News and World Report Education writer Kelci Lynn Lucier. Are you a seasoned parent with advice to share?  How did you work past […]