Entries tagged with ‘parents’

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Gustie Lingo

Do you ever find yourself confused by terms or acronyms that your student uses when talking about campus? Did they have great stories to share from “P-ball,” held last weekend?  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 […]

Travel With Gustavus – Exploring Luther’s Reformation

Journey on an educational tour focused on Luther’s Reformation with prominent Lutheran scholar, Gustavus professor emeritus of Religion Rev. Dr. Darrell Jodock.   Travel to Germany and Poland from October 4 – 16, 2014 to learn about the life and teachings of Martin Luther, along with the ongoing significance of his theology.   The trip […]

Travel with Gustavus – Exploring Luther’s Reformation and the Nazi Holocaust

Journey on an educational tour of Germany and Poland with Gustavus professor emeritus of Religion Rev. Dr. Darrell Jodock from October 4 to 16, 2014.    The first focus of the trip is on the life and teachings of Martin Luther, along with the ongoing significance of his theology. The second focus is on the tragedy of the Nazi […]

Parents of Graduating Seniors

A request from the Financial Aid Office: Graduating seniors who have taken out a Federal Direct Stafford Loan any year while in attendance at Gustavus are required by law to complete exit counseling prior to leaving Gustavus.  We have been in contact with those students to complete this on-line exit interview.  As of May 2nd, […]

Parent Access to Web Advisor

  WebAdvisor is being updated to allow students the ability to grant parents and/or others access to some information on WebAdvisor.  Starting January 3, 2013, students will be able to grant parents access to their student account, financial aid awards and other select areas on WebAdvisor.  Students can pick which areas on WebAdvisor parents can […]

Book of the Month

March’s featured book is The Happiest Kid on Campus: A Parent’s Guide to the Very Best College Experience (for You and Your Child) by Harlan Cohen, the author of the #1 Bestselling going-to-college book The Naked Roommate.  The back cover describes the book as “a witty and wise guide to everything you need to know […]

Mankato Gustavus Picnic May 31

Come enjoy the beautiful Minnesota weather and join other Gusties at a family potluck picnic.  Alumni, parents, friends, current students, and the incoming Class of 2015 are all invited.  It will be a good time to reconnect with some Gusties from your area, and have a chance to hear some updates about the College and […]

Gustavus’ Career Center Gears Students Up for Summer

Summer is rapidly approaching and students are moving into hyperdrive to get all of their work done, finish up their sports and volunteering, and pack in a few more social activities before that mythical final bell rings in May.  The Career Center is here for any last-minute student needs, right up until the last day […]

Student Health Insurance May End Sooner Than You Think

Student health care insurance covered under parental policies often end as early as the day before graduation and for those on Gustavus’s plan, our student health insurance ends on August 14, 2011.  The Alumni Association offers health insurance to fill the needs of many students who will be without coverage after graduation.  Most products are […]

The Gustavus 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 […]