Archive for January, 2016

College Rhythm in January

Many students are away from campus for student-teaching, studying abroad, or internships. This may create a sense of loss for students remaining on campus. There is satisfaction and/or disappointment with first-semester grades. Students may feel loneliness for relationships at home or relief to be back at school. Because students take one class during January, some […]

Dates and Deadlines: The Next 60 Days

January 4: January term begins Early January: Financial aid information sent to returning students via e-mail January 29: January term ends January 30– February 7: Touring and Activity Period (residence halls remain open) February 8: Spring semester begins March 1:  Deadline for registration for Study Away programs 2016-17 March 5:  Building Bridges Conference For more information: 2015 […]

College Calendar Change for Spring 2016

  Please note that Spring Break/Easter Recess for the 2015-2016 Academic Year will take place from Friday, March 25 through Sunday, April 3. Classes will resume on Monday, April 4.  On-campus housing will re-open at 12pm on Sunday, April 3.  This is a change from our originally published calendar so please double check any Spring Break […]

2016-2017 Financial Aid Renewal

This month you and your student received (or will receive) information regarding the Financial Aid renewal application process for 2016 – 2017. Detailed explanatory information as well as contact information for questions is available on the Financial Aid web site. Just a reminder–award letters are not mailed to current students. An email will be sent to students […]

Resource for Job and Internship Seekers

The MN Private Colleges Job and Internship Fair will be held this year on Wednesday & Thursday, February 17 & 18, 2016. To get an idea about the fair before going, visit the fair website or watch this video. Note that this fair differs from other job and internship fairs in that candidates can contact employers prior to […]

Partial Parking Permits

Students will need to have a parking permit for J-term and/or spring semester if they plan on having a car on campus. Parking permits are available in the Campus Safety office. A parking permit is required for students and staff to park on campus.  Always assume that parking is enforced. Visitor parking is closed to students […]

Parent Access to WebAdvisor

As a reminder, WebAdvisor does allow students the ability to grant parents and/or others access to some information on the electronic platform.  Students can grant parents access to their student account, financial aid awards and other select areas on WebAdvisor.  Students can pick which areas on WebAdvisor parents can view.  Access can only be granted […]

John K. Coyle, Olympian and Innovation Expert at Gustavus

The Wellbeing Initiative and the Dean of Students Office invites you to a special talk by innovation expert and Olympian John K. Coyle as part of an enriching January Term experience. We are delighted to share an opportunity with you about applying design principles to your life to achieve greater success. See the attached flier […]