Gustavus Alumni Association

Gustie for Life

The Alumni Association

The Alumni Association is the collective body of Gustavus graduates and former students, counting nearly 29,000 members. Each alumnus/a is a lifetime member of the Association due to their time on “the Hill” and is encouraged to be a Gustie for Life - connected with the College, its mission, and its legacy. Read more about the history of the Alumni Association.

Alumni Board of Directors

Leaders in Strategic Planning and Implementation

The Alumni Board of Directors is the strategic planning group who serves on behalf of the Alumni Association and its members to advise and support the central mission of Gustavus - preparing students through a liberal arts undergraduate education for lives of leadership and service in society. The Board’s Strategic Committees include: Communication, Recognition, Philanthropy, and Programming.

Current Alumni Board Members 

Class Officers

Ambassadors Connecting Classmates with One Another and the College

Class Officers are one of the College’s greatest assets to alumni engagement for building class identity, alumni networking, and college affinity. Each class officer is a necessary ally for the continual efforts of supporting and advancing Gustavus and its central mission - preparing students for lives of leadership and service in society. Each class has five officer roles: President, Vice President/Events Chair, Communications Chair, Philanthropy Chair, and Recruitment Chair.

Class Officer Roster | Class Officer Toolkit

Chapter Officers

Ambassadors Connecting Gusties by Geographical Area with One Another and the College

Chapter officers are central to the the Association’s work of deepening affinity for Gustavus and engaging alumni across the globe. Each chapter officer is an important ally in supporting alumni networking and social connections both nationally and internationally, and also serves as a liaison for connecting work of the campus community with the local area (admission, advancement, student travel, etc.). Successful chapters have an active and engaged committee that organizes events regularly and maintains consistent contact with the College.

Learn More - Read the Chapter Officer Guide | Chapter Listing

Gustavus Young Alumni Steering Committee

Strategic Engagement for Gusties in their First Decade after Graduation

Gustavus Young Alumni may be the most important constituency in the growth of the Association. Young alumni comprise those who have graduated within the last ten years. Through Gustavus Young Alumni, the Association engages our most recent graduates through professional, social, educational and community-service events.

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Student Class Officers

Ambassadors Building a Culture of Engagement Among Classmates

Student Class Officers are the primary connection between the Association and current students, working to cultivate class identity, raise awareness of philanthropy and prepare students to be Gusties for Life. Student Class Officers also work with the Advancement team on the Senior Class Legacy.