Archive for March, 2015

College Rhythm in March

Housing selection starts.  Students feel the pressure of mid-term exams.  Many students start to think of summer employment and seniors continue to work on plans for post-graduation. Some students are concerned with winter weight gain and are making plans for spring break. In the spring, sophomores begin to declare majors; students should start looking for […]

Dates and Deadlines: The Next 60 Days

March 11: Off-campus living applications due for 2014 – 2015 March 14: President’s Ball at Verizon Wireless Center, Mankato, MN March 27: Final Exams for half semester courses March 31: Deposit due to be eligible for room draw March 28 – April 6: Spring Break/Easter Recess April:  Room Draw process (see Residential Life website for more information) […]

January 2016 Study Away Information

Is your son or daughter looking to study away for a short term, with choices in all parts of the world?  January Interim 2016 may be the perfect time!  Check out out Initial information for January 2016 off-campus courses at: and click on January Interim Programs.  Cost ranges will be available before Spring Break.  Applications […]

Gustie Lingo

Do you ever find yourself confused by terms or acronyms that your student uses when talking about campus? do they keep talking about buying “P-ball,” tickets?  If they asked you to meet them at “3-flags” or “the rock” would you know what they mean? If not, you can find out more about these three staples of student […]

Gustavus Wellbeing in March

Our March wellbeing offerings are guaranteed to put a spring in your child’s step!Sleep Education and Advocacy Did you know March 2-8 is National Sleep Awareness Week? Check out more information from the latest issue of Student Health 101 about how your student can enjoy better sleep! think sleep deserves much more attention than a single week—it’s the third leading factor to […]

Res Halls Closing for Spring Break

The halls are closed during Spring break. Students who are not able to leave campus for the break due to distance from home may be housed on campus with permission from the Residential Life Office.  Information about and applications for break housing can be found online. Applications are due to the Residential Life office by […]

Awards and Scholarships

Your student learns, serves, and leads along side some amazing Gustie peers.  Make sure they are recognized for their efforts!  Encourage your student to nominate themselves or someone else today for awards and scholarships: Magnuson Award for Leadership and Service Ovanlig Award for raising campus awareness of LGBT issues St. Ansgar senior recognition for scholarship, leadership, […]