Archive for August, 2017

Dates and Deadlines: The Next 60 Days

September 1: First year student move-in day; September 1 – 4: New Student Orientation; September 3: Transfer student move-in day; September 3 – 4: Transfer Student Orientation; September 4: Returning student move-in day; September 5: Classes begin; September 12: Involvement Fair, Eckman Mall; September 19: Registration deadline; September 23: Homecoming; October 3 – 4: Nobel […]

Parent Dinner tickets for Move-in Day

Parents of first year students: come as you are after a physically and emotionally draining move-in day (September 1) to enjoy a relaxed meal and entertaining program with other family members who are going through the same thing! The Parent Dinner is scheduled from 5 – 7 p.m. in the Heritage Banquet Room on the […]

Required Harm Reduction Course for New Students

Please check with your incoming student to see if they have 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 4th […]

Student Health Insurance Reminder

All students are required to carry health insurance. All students MUST choose to either ‘Waive’ or ‘Enroll’ in this plan by SEPTEMBER 18, 2017. Students who have not taken action to waive or enroll will be automatically enrolled on Sept 18th. Detailed primary insurance information is needed to complete the waiver.  It takes less than […]

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 2017-2018 is $270.  Pro-rated, one semester rates are also available. Registration for student parking permits is online through August 18. Students should visit the Campus […]

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 […]

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 […]

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!

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 […]

The Great Gustie Get Together at the Great Minnesota 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 24 – September 4, so stop by and see us.