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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 […]

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 5:00 […]

2018-19 Financial Aid

Following are the instructions for the 2018-2019 Financial Aid renewal application process.  More explanatory information is available on-line at gustavus.edu/financialaid or you may contact the Financial Aid Office.  If your student is graduating, please disregard this post. Renewal process for awards with merit scholarships: Gustavus Academic and Merit Scholarship aid will be automatically renewed based on […]

Endowed Scholarship Thank-You Notes

Remind your Gustie to Say Thanks! If your student was the recipient of an endowed or named scholarship, please encourage them to say thank you by filling out the Thank You online form. The thank yous will go to the alumni, parents, and friends who have established and support scholarships here at Gustavus. It is […]

January 2019 Study Away Information

Is your son or daughter looking to study away on a short-term program, with choices in all parts of the world? January Interim 2019 may be the perfect time! Check out initial information for January 2019 study away courses at  https://gustavus.studioabroad.com and click on January Interim Programs. Participation in a January Interim study away program can […]

Gustie Lingo

Do you ever find yourself confused by terms or acronyms that your student uses when talking about campus? Do they keep talking about buying “P-ball” tickets?  If they asked you to meet them at “3-flags” or “the rock” would you know what they mean? If not, you can find out more about these three staples of student […]