Archive for April, 2016

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 13:  Grad Finale for seniors April 11-21: Registration for fall semester 2016 April 22: Course withdrawal deadline April 27:  MAYDAY! Conference Divestment & Reinvestment: Making Money Count May 6: Celebration of Creative Inquiry May 7:  Honors Day May 8:  Night of Distinction May 18:  Last day of spring classes May 19:  Reading Day May 20 […]

2016 Grad Finale

Parents of seniors, ask your student if he/she attended “Grad Finale” on April 13th in the Campus Center Banquet Rooms. This one-stop shop provided 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, check out the […]

MAYDAY! 2016

Divestment & Reinvestment: Making Money Count is the theme of Gustavus Adolphus College’s 36th annual MAYDAY!. Through a diversity of speakers with a wide range of perspectives, the conference will examine past divestment initiatives and current strategies, investigate the impact of power structures, and explore the complexity and commitments surrounding the ongoing debates. This conference […]

Honors Weekend 2016 Schedule

A mailing will go to students and families soon with information about Honors Weekend 2016.  Here’s a sneak peek at the schedule, for your planning purposes: Saturday, May 7 9:30 a.m.        Coffee Reception                                                 Johns Courtyard (weather permitting) 10:30 a.m.        Honors Convocation                                                                                       Christ Chapel Celebration service and recognition of honored students 11:30 a.m.        Communication Studies Honors […]

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 2016!

January 2017 Study Away

Gustavus 2017 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 […]

Lecture in Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies

  From Rosa Parks to Sandra Bland: Does the Arc of Struggle Bend Towards Justice for Black Women? Kimberlé Crenshaw will present the 2016 Moe Lecture in Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies titled, “From Rosa Parks to Sandra Bland: Does the Arc of Struggle Bend Towards Justice for Black Women?” on Friday April 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Alumni Hall. […]

2016 Out of Scandinavia Artist-in Residence

Out of Scandinavia with Sofia Jannok Sofia Jannok, a twice-Grammy-nominated Sami artist, singer, songwriter, and agitator for indigenous rights and environmental justice from Arctic Sweden is the 2016 Out of Scandinavia Artist-in-Resident. She will perform on Thursday, May 5 at 7 p.m. is a concert in the Linnaeus Arboretum at Gustavus and Friday, May 6 she is […]