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Student Involvement

There are numerous opportunities for students to get involved. If students say they are bored, they may need to take more initiative to engage in the variety of events and organizations on campus. An Involvement Fair will be held in the Jackson Campus Center on Feb. 19 for students to learn about different campus organizations. […]

Financial Aid Renewal

It is now time to work on renewing your student’s financial aid for 2009-10. For assistance, go to Renewal. Priority will be given to those with complete and accurate information submitted by April 15. Parents are welcome to call the Financial Aid Office at (507) 933.7527 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Job and Internship Search Workshops

Spring Internship Registration Deadline — Feb. 13 Minnesota Private College Job and Internship Fair — Feb. 17 and 18 Gustavus Internship Fair — March 4 Gustavus Health Professions Fair – March 18 For more information on career and internship services, go to Career Center.

Internships

More than half of Gustavus students undertake an internship at some point in their Gustavus career, during either the school year or the summer. This is an opportunity for students to explore career interests. Some take internships for credit, some are paid, some are full-time, and some are part-time in addition to other classes. An […]

Study Abroad

More than 50 percent of Gustavus students study off-campus before graduating. The deadline for applying to study abroad for next fall, spring or academic year is March 1. For information to help students decide if this is the right choice for them, to determine financial and academic impacts, and to review program choices, go to […]

Getting A Job

The Career Center provides numerous resources for job searching, but it is ultimately up to each student to actively determine his or her future. It is never too early for students to be thinking about their futures or careers. First-year students and sophomores should already be writing resumes. Internships and career mentors are helpful for […]

Important Dates/Events

Spring Semester Classes begin — February 9 Housing contracts due to Residential Life for all returning students — February 16 Late Registration Deadline for classes — February 20 Off-campus housing selection — February 17-19 4-person housing selection — March 10-12 “Building Bridges” Conference — March 14 For more information on additional college events, go to […]

Announcing Shine * A Royal Affair

Shine * A Royal Affair will be held on Saturday, Nov. 14, at the Minneapolis Convention Center. A Royal Affair is the biennial benefit gala of Gustavus Library Associates that supports Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library on the campus of Gustavus Adolphus College. Shine * A Royal Affair promises the usual elegant dining and spectacular live […]

Building Bridges Conference March 14

Mark your calendars on March 14, 2009, for the 14th annual Building Bridges Conference, “Liberation through Education.” The conference will put a spotlight on educational inequality in the United States and abroad. Erin Gruwell, the real-life hero portrayed in the 2007 film Freedom Writers, and Maria Reyes, one of Ms. Gruwell’s first students and an […]

Commission Gustavus 150 Update

There has been a focused energy around Commission Gustavus 150 since it was launched in October 2008. The eight Task Forces are moving through a process to formulate recommendations for action and funding, which will be prioritized by the Board of Trustees in August. President Ohle is also traveling the country holding 16 National Summit […]