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Pre-Register for 2018 Graduation Photos

During the Commencement ceremony, staff from Grad Images will be taking a photo of each graduating senior as they cross the stage and receive their diploma.  These photos are then available for purchase direct from Grad Images.  Family members may pre-register so they receive an e-mail when the photos are ready to download and order.  […]

Summer with Your Gustie

Most students and parents find it to be an interesting transition if your college student is returning to live at home this summer.  Students are accustomed to different freedoms while at college and many families have also adjusted to a routine without their college student.  Talk with your student about expectations, both yours and theirs.  […]

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 & Deadlines: The Next 60 Days

April 11:  Grad Finale for seniors from 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. April 16-26: Registration for fall semester 2018 April 27: Course withdrawal deadline May 2:  MAYDAY! Conference Mighty Be Our Powers: Gender, Justice and Peacebuilding May 4: Celebration of Creative Inquiry May 4-6:  Honors Weekend May 23:  Last day of spring classes May 24:  Reading Day May 25-29:  […]

2018 Grad Finale

Parents of seniors, remind your student to stop by “Grad Finale” on Wednesday, April 11th in the Heritage Banquet Room between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m.. This one-stop shop provides 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 […]

MAYDAY! 2018 Conference

The annual MAYDAY! Peace Conference was established at Gustavus in 1981. It occurs on the last Wednesday in April or the first Wednesday in May each year. Classes are suspended or shortened so that students and faculty may attend the events. The conference is free and open to the public, although visitors are asked to […]

Honors Weekend 2018

Please join the College in supporting our best and brightest during Honors Weekend 2018, held May 4 – 6.  Many events will be happening throughout the weekend.  A sampling of events includes Honors Day Convocation (formal awards presentation), Celebration of Creative inquiry (student research presentations and poster displays), fine and visual arts performances and displays, […]

Commencement Weekend Information

A detailed website has been developed 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.

College Rhythm in March

Housing selection starts.  Students feel the pressure of mid-term exams.  Many students start to think of summer employment and seniors continue to work on plans for post-graduation. Some students are concerned with winter weight gain and are making plans for spring break. In the spring, sophomores begin to declare majors; students should start looking for […]

Dates & Deadlines: The Next 60 Days

March 29: Final Exams for half semester courses March 31: Deposit due to be eligible for room draw March 30 – April 8: Halls closed for spring break and Easter Recess April 4: Midterm Grades April 11:  Grad Finale for Seniors April 16-26: Registration for fall semester 2018 April 19 and 22: Room Draw (see Residential Life website for more […]