Your Next Steps



You've paid your enrollment deposit? Congratulations! Be sure to share the excitement on social media using #FutureGustie and join the Gustavus Class of 2023 Facebook Group.

Now for your next steps. An Enrollment Timeline is mailed to students shortly after they pay their enrollment deposit. It lists each important mailing and email that you will receive from Gustavus over the spring and summer. (Hint: It arrives with a magnet. Post it on your fridge and follow along!)

Activate Your Account

Step 1: Activate your Gustavus User Account
In order to request housing, register for classes, and take care of other important details, you must first activate your Gustavus User Account. You received an email from Gustavus Technology Services (GTS) the day after we received your enrollment deposit with your activation instructions.

Step 2: Start the Enrollment Checklist
Once you activate your Gustavus User Account, go to the Enrollment Checklist. You will use the Enrollment Checklist to request housing, choose a class registration date, and keep track of other important details prior to arriving at Gustavus.

Class Registration

Our Center for Academic Resources and Enhancement (CARE) coordinates a wonderful new student registration program known as Gustie Gear-Up! Incoming students will attend one of these one-day events on June 19, 20, or 21, 2019. Visit their New Student Registration page for information regarding Gustie Gear Up! registration, alternate dates, placement exams, and more. Questions? Contact CARE at 507 933 7227 or


Our Residential Life office is here to help you make a successful transition to living on campus. Visit their Incoming/New Student Housing page and be sure to submit your housing preference form by June 3. Questions? Contact Anthony Bettendorf in Residential Life at 507 933 7529 or


Now that you're a Gustie, it's vital that you successfully start using your Gustavus Email and WebAdvisor accounts.

  • Gustavus Email: Students are sent instructions regarding their Gustavus email accounts by Gustavus Technology Services (GTS) the day after they pay their enrollment deposit. Questions? Contact the GTS Helpline at 507 933 6111 or
  • WebAdvisor: Gusties use WebAdvisor to review financial aid information, register for classes, view grades, and more. Your WebAdvisor log in instructions were mailed in your Gustavus Financial Aid Award. Questions? Contact the GTS Helpline at 507 933 6111 or
Financial Aid

Our Financial Aid Office is here to assist with your questions about scholarships, student loans, student accountsstudent employment, and more. The financial aid staff will also be available in person each day during Gustie Gear-Up! to answer questions from students and families. Questions? Contact Financial Aid at 507 933 7527 or


The Gustavus Book Mark is your source for Gustavus textbooks, gear and supplies. The Book Mark is also where you can purchase the 2019 Reading in Common book. Questions? Contact the Book Mark at 507 933 7587 or

Health Service

The Gustavus Health Service is here to promote and provide quality health care and education, while enhancing healthy lifestyles. They ask new students to complete the online Student Health History form. Questions? Contact Health Service at 507 933 7630 or


Our Campus Activities Office organizes a fantastic four-day New Student Orientation program each fall. First year Move-In Day is Friday, August 30, 2019. Transfer Move-In Day is Sunday, September 1, 2019. Classes begin on Monday, September 3, 2019Questions? Contact Andrea Junso in the Campus Activities Office at 507 933 7598 or

Enrollment Forms

All deposited students are mailed the Enrollment Timeline shortly after they pay their enrollment deposit. Need an extra copy of any of the mailings or forms? Find them on the 2019 Enrollment Forms page.

That's it! The Gustavus Admission staff has enjoyed working with you as you have explored Gustavus. We wish you all the best during your time here!