Entries tagged with ‘New Student Orientation’

New Student Orientation

The Gustavus Orientation program is September 4 – 7 and is focused on helping new students with the transition to Gustavus and establishing a sense of belonging in this community. Visit the orientation website for more information and a complete schedule of events for both incoming first year students as well as transfer students.

Welcoming the Class of 2014!

The Class of 2014 moved to campus on Friday, Sept. 3. More than 605 new first-year students and over 40 transfer students were welcomed by President Ohle at convocation, and they completed orientation on Sept. 6. This year’s theme was “I am a Gustie!” Tuesday, Sept. 7, marks the first day of classes and President […]

Reading In Common Author Visit: Jamie Ford

The Reading-in-Common program, designed to give new students a taste of college academic life, is now in its 11th year. This year’s book is Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford, which explores the age-old conflicts between father and son set against the beauty and sadness of what happened to Japanese […]

Deadline to buy Orientation Parent Dinner tickets Friday 8/27

Friday, August 27 is the last day to buy tickets for the Parent and Family dinner on move in day.  The dinner and program will run from 5 – 7 p.m. on Friday, September 3 in Alumni Hall.  Cost is $10 per ticket; your new Gustavus student will not be joining you for dinner.  Come […]

2010 Guide for New Gusties – First 100 Days

Staff members in the Office of Residential Life invite parents of first-year students to review “Your First 100 Days.”  This calendar 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 develop skills that […]

2010 New Student Orientation at Gustavus

The Gustavus Orientation program is September 3-6 and is focused on helping new students with the transition to Gustavus and establishing a sense of belonging in this community. Visit the orientation website for more information.

2010-2011 Gustavus Student Vehicle and Bike Registration

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 2010-2011 is $210. Online vehicle and bike registration is available through August 30.  Students will need their email user name and password, along […]

Lofted Beds in Gustavus Residence Halls

If your student is planning to put lofts in their residence hall, you can either build your own or rent metal lofts from a vendor.  If you are interested in renting a loft you can contact the company directly.  The loft company will be present during move in days for receiving your loft. If you […]

Important Dates and Events at Gustavus

Gustavus booth at the Minnesota State Fair – August 26-September 6 Waiver of health insurance premium due (Waiver form available online) – August 31 Fall tuition/fees due – August 31 First-Year students move in – September 3 New student orientation – September 3-6 Transfer student move-in – September 5 Returning student move-in – September 6 […]

Gustavus Orientation Dinner for Parents of New Students

Friday, September 3 (new student move-in day) 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Alumni Hall $10 per person Come as you are after a physically and emotionally demanding day.  Enjoy a relaxed meal and entertaining program with other family members who are going through the same things!  Meet some key staff who will assist in your family’s […]