Archive for August, 2016

Dates and Deadlines: The Next 60 Days

September 2: First year student move-in day; September 2 – 5: New Student Orientation; September 4: Transfer student move-in day; September 4 – 5: Transfer Student Orientation; September 5: Returning student move-in day; September 6: Classes begin; September 13: Involvement Fair, Eckman Mall; September 13: Reading in Common speaker Jamelle Bouie visits; September 19: Registration […]

FAQs about on-campus living

Now that the realities of preparing and shopping for living on campus are hitting you, you’re sure to think of a number of questions.  Fortunately the Residential Life office has a great website with lots of valuable information: Room layout and dimension information (for every specific first year room on campus!) Rental information for bed […]

Parking Permit Information

Students who wish to park a vehicle on campus must obtain a student parking permit by registering their motor vehicle with the Department of Campus Safety. The student parking permit fee for 2016-2017 is $260.  Pro-rated, one semester rates are also available. Online vehicle and bike registration is available through August 21. Students will need their email […]

Student Health Insurance Reminder

Gustavus students are required to carry health insurance. All full-time students are automatically enrolled into a comprehensive health insurance plan. In order to decline coverage, students must complete an online waiver verifying other health insurance coverage. The waiver is available online until September 2, 2016. Detailed primary insurance information is needed to complete the waiver. […]

Required Harm Reduction Course for New Students

Please check with your incoming student to see if he/she has completed the mandatory online course called Think About It by Campus Clarity.  All new students (including athletes and other early arrival students) are required to complete the course by August 31st.  An email was sent to each student’s Gustavus email account on August 1st, […]

Parent Move-in Day Dinner Tickets

Parents of first year students: come as you are after a physically and emotionally draining move-in day (September 2) to enjoy a relaxed meal and entertaining program with other family members who are going through the same thing! This Parent Dinner is scheduled from 5 – 7 p.m. in the Heritage Banquet Room on the […]

Fall semester billing information

A reminder from the student accounts office: fall semester payments are due on August 31.  Fee statements were mailed to the billing address of all students on record in late July for fall semester.  After the initial semester billing, all monthly statements will be delivered electronically through WebAdvisor. Students will receive an email each time […]

Honoring a Parent’s Transition

Following are some resources that moms and dads might feel are especially meaningful this month.  Every year at this time we think about the process of you sending your child to Gustavus, and the myriad of emotions that are a part of that process.  Honor and take care of yourself and your own needs during this […]

Join Other Gustie Parents on Facebook

Continue the conversation, post questions, get advice, and receive more timely updates by joining the “Gustie Parents” Facebook page.  No worries, we don’t flood the site with posts and you won’t be overwhelmed on your news feed.  Just another way to stay in touch!

The Great Gustie Get Together!

Gustavus will again have a booth at the Minnesota State Fair in the Education Building. The booth will have friendly faces, information, and those popular Gustie Grams. Wear your Gustavus apparel to the fair to show off your Gustie pride! The fair runs August 25 – September 5, so stop by and see us.