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Gustie Parents Facebook page!

Interested in another way to get updates and to engage with other Gustie parents? Check out our “Gustie Parents” Facebook page! The “Gustie Parents” Facebook page is designed for parents and family members of Gustavus students to stay in touch with the college and each other! Ask questions, discuss topics, get advice and share your stories. […]

Christmas in Christ Chapel tickets on sale now!

Visions of Divine Mystery November 30, December 1 and 2  The theme for the 2018 program,“Visions of Divine Mystery,” weaves a compelling tapestry of music, dance, spoken word, and the visual arts to proclaim the great wonder and timeless relevance of the incarnation as revealed to us through angels and prophets. Tickets go on sale […]

First 100 Days!

Staff members in the Dean of Students office invite parents of first-year students to review the 2018-2019 “Your First 100 Days” calendar.  This publication represents a compilation of events and activities for a student’s first 100 days at Gustavus. Each item has been selected to provide first-year students with the opportunity to make connections and […]

Family Weekend 2018

Family Weekend is a tradition at Gustavus and is quickly approaching!  We have many fun activities planned for the weekend of October 12-14 including a coffee hour with everyone’s favorite local caffeine spots, the Arboretum Fall Festival, family-friendly comedian Eric O-Shea,  and a performance from Gustavus’s own LineUs Improv Comedy Troupe.  With so much to do, we are sure everyone […]

Room Draw (Housing Assignments) For 2018-2019

Gustavus calls its housing assignment process “Room Draw” and preparations are underway! If your Gustie has questions or needs help, refer them as follows: Read “The Basics of Room Draw & FAQ” section of the Residential Life website! Check out the Room Draw timeline for important reminders and dates. Submit your Housing Contract (via WebAdvisor – will be available […]

Residence Halls Closed for Spring Break

The halls are closed during Spring break. Students who are not able to leave campus for the break due to distance from home may be housed on campus with permission from the Residential Life Office. Information about and applications for break housing can be found online. Applications are due to the Residential Life office by […]

Student Leader Applications

February is the month when most significant leadership groups at the College recruit new members. Check out the following websites for more information and please encourage your student to apply to whatever looks most interesting to them!   Collegiate Fellow (CF) selection, Residential Life (due 2/19) Gustie Greeter Orientation Leaders, Campus Activities (due 2/17) Peer Assistants (PA), Peer […]

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 […]