Archive for April, 2015

College Rhythm in April

There is much excitement with the arrival of spring at Gustavus.  The students are very busy with research projects, athletic competitions, concerts, recitals, lectures, and job searches.  The time from spring break to the end of the semester creates a wide range of emotion.  The end of the semester brings looming pressures.  Seniors realize the […]

Dates and Deadlines: The Next 60 Days

April 9:  Grad Finale for seniors April 21 – 30: Registration for fall semester 2015 April 25: Course withdrawal deadline April 29:  MAYDAY! Conference  The War Within: Can the Soldier Be At Peace? May 1: Celebration of Creative Inquiry May 2:  Honors Day May 3:  Night of Distinction May 20:  Last day of spring classes […]

Majors/Minors Fair

If your Gustavus student is still thinking undecided about a specific course of study, encourage them to attend the Majors/Minors Fair on Tuesday, April 7, from 3 – 6 p.m. in the Heritage Banquet Room. STUDENTS:  Ready to declare a major? Trying to decide between a few different majors? Looking to pick up a minor? […]

Honors Day 2015

Honors Day 2015 will be held on Saturday, May 2.  Honors Day is a celebration of student academic achievement and parents are encouraged to join their student on campus.  The schedule for the day is as follows: 9:30 a.m., Coffee Reception, Johns Courtyard/Courtyard Cafe 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Books in Bloom Exhibition, Folke Bernadotte […]

2016 January Interim Information

Gustavus 2016 January-Interim programs and cost estimates are NOW available! Students recently received an e-mail containing a document with descriptions of each of the courses offered by Gustavus, WITH cost estimate ranges, in addition to non-Gustavus sponsored January Term courses through UMAIE and HECUA. Information can also be located online at under the January […]

MAYDAY! 2015

  “The War Within: Can the Soldier Be at Peace?” is the theme of Gustavus Adolphus College’s 35th annual MAYDAY!. The schedule includes a keynote speaker, presentation, and panel focused on the challenges veterans face while reintegrating into society upon returning from combat. This full-day conference, which is open to the public at no charge, is […]

Grad Finale 2015

Parents of seniors, ask your student if he/she is planning to attend “Grad Finale” on April 9th in the Campus Center Banquet Rooms. This one-stop shop provides an opportunity for your student to pick up a cap and gown, order announcements and class ring, check in with Career Development, pick up tickets for Commencement and Baccalaureate, […]

Scholarship Appreciation

Encourage your Gustie to Show Appreciation for Scholarships Throughout the years, donors have invested millions of dollars in providing scholarships for Gustavus students because they want to help current Gusties achieve their dreams. Now is the time for students to thank them for their generosity. Those who have been awarded scholarships with living contacts received […]

Commencement Weekend Information

A webpage has been created with all of the information necessary to prepare for a successful and memorable commencement weekend at Gustavus.  Click here for information on tickets, times, lodging, parking, special needs assistance, FAQs, and more.  Congratulations Class of 2015!