Class Resources

Reunion Weekend, June 3-5, 2022

Reunion Weekend is an activity-filled, coffee-fueled, and laughter-rich celebration. Whether you choose to participate in only class-specific programming, or you elect to get a taste of everything that's offered, we encourage you to make the weekend your own! 

Reunion Weekend 2022 General Schedule

From Alumni College lectures from our distinguished faculty, to jogging with your pals in the 5K Arboretum Fun Run, touring the local winery or kicking back while you roast a s'more over the campfire, there are plenty of ways to celebrate at Reunion Weekend.

Check out a sneak peak of some of the opportunities in store for you at Reunion Weekend or look at the General Reunion 2022 Schedule for more details.

Run, Jump, Play!
Off-campus Fun
Wellness workshops
Alumni College lectures
Arboretum tours
Astronomy and star-gazing session
5K Fun Run in the Arb
Pick up basketball games
All-class kickball tournament
Hiking in the Arb
Utilize new amenities in Lund Center expansion
Chankaska Winery Tour
Mankato Brewery Tour
Shuttles to downtown St. Peter
Block Party Community Concert
 

Reunion 2022 Classes

Click on your class year below to find out what your class has planned thus far and other resources. 

Class of 2017 Classes of 1996 Class of 1972
Class of 2012 Class of 1992 Classes of 1970 / 1971
Classes 2010 / 2011 Class of 1987 Class of 1967 and beyond!
Class of 2007 Class of 1982  
Class of 2002 Classes of 1980  
Class of 1997 Class of 1977  
 
COVID-19 Mitigation Policy for Guests of Reunion Weekend:
At Gustavus, we are committed to the health and safety of all students, staff, and guests of the College. In accordance with the guidance from the Gustavus COVID Response team and the CDC, we will not require proof of vaccination or a negative test to attend Reunion Weekend. We are currently at COVID Level 1 on the Gustavus campus.

Here is what the COVID Leadership team recommends for Reunion Weekend Guests:
Off-campus/overnight visitors

  • Strongly encourage everyone to remain up to date on their COVID vaccine
  • All overnight guests are encouraged to bring a COVID rapid test and a mask to be used if they develop symptoms
  • If an overnight youth visitor develops symptoms, they should start wearing a mask, call home to determine if they want them to do a rapid test

If the COVID levels rise signficantly on campus, we will revise our requirements. Please watch for communications from the Office of Alumni and Parent Engagement for updates. 


Class Resources

Class of 2017

We look forward to celebrating the 5th anniversary of your graduation from Gustavus! Please find information below about your class specific plans. 

Complete your Reunion Questionnaire!

Email your class officers

Class of 2017 Facebook group

Reunion Weekend Class Gatherings:

  • Friday June 3rd Class gathering (6 - 8 p.m.): Build your own grilled kabobs and refreshments at Johnson Family Courtyard
  • Saturday June 4th Class lunch class gathering (11 a.m. - 1 p.m.): Go through the all-you-can-eat buffet lunch in the Gustavus Cafeteria
  • Saturday June 4th Class dinner gathering (6 - 8 p.m.): Complimentary dinner at El Agave, cash bar available


Class of 2012

We look forward to celebrating the 10th anniversary your graduation from Gustavus! Please find information below about your class specific plans. 

Link to 10 Year Reunion Questionnaire

Email your class officers

Class of 2012 Facebook page

Reunion Weekend Class Gatherings:

  • UPDATED | Friday June 3rd, Class reception (8 - 10 p.m.): Enjoy snacks and refreshments in the newly renovated Co-Ed lobby and play yard games in the courtyard
  • Saturday June 4th, Class lunch gathering (11 a.m. - 1 p.m.): Go through the all-you-can-eat buffet lunch in the Gustavus Cafeteria
  • Saturday June 4th, Class dinner gathering (6 - 8 p.m.): Class dinner at Minnesota Wing King restaurant in St. Peter


Class of 2010 & 2011

Although we could not celebrate in-person during your true reunion year, we look forward to celebrating the 10th anniversary of your graduation from Gustavus! Please find information below about your class specific plans. 

Committee Members: Please refer questions to your class officers or the 2012 reunion planning committee.

Class of 2010 Facebook page

Class of 2011 Facebook page

Reunion Weekend Class Gatherings:

  • Friday June 3rd, Class Gathering (8 - 10 p.m.): Late night snacks and BYOB while you spend time with friends in the newly renovated Co-Ed lobby and play yard games in the courtyard
  • Saturday June 4th, Class lunch gathering (11 a.m. - 1 p.m.): Go through the all-you-can-eat buffet lunch in the Gustavus Cafeteria
  • Saturday June 4th, Class dinner gathering (6 - 8 p.m.): Class dinner at Minnesota Wing King restaurant in St. Peter


Class of 2007

We look forward to celebrating the 15th anniversary of your graduation from Gustavus! Please find information below about your class specific plans. 

Complete your Reunion Questionnaire!

Email your class officers

Class of 2007 Facebook page

Reunion Weekend Class Gatherings:

  • Friday June 3rd, Class Gathering (8 - 10 p.m.): S'mores and refreshments at Pittman Hall bonfire pit
  • Saturday June 4th, Class Lunch (11 a.m. - 1 p.m.): Go through the all-you-can-eat buffet lunch in the Gustavus Cafeteria
  • Saturday June 4th, Class Dinner (6 - 8 p.m.): Patrick's on Third


Class of 2002

We look forward to celebrating the 20th anniversary of your graduation from Gustavus! Please find information below about your class specific plans. 

Complete your Reunion Questionnaire!

Email your class officers

Class of 2002 Facebook page

Reunion Weekend Class Gatherings:

  • Friday June 3rd, Class Gathering (8 - 10 p.m.): S'mores and refreshments at Pittman Hall bonfire pit
  • Saturday June 4th, Class Lunch (11 a.m. - 1 p.m.): Go through the all-you-can-eat buffet lunch in the Gustavus Cafeteria
  • Saturday June 4th, Class Dinner (6 - 8 p.m.): Grilling at the Gustavus Interpretive Center


Class of 1997

We look forward to celebrating the 25th anniversary of your graduation from Gustavus! Please find information below about your class specific plans. 

Complete your 25 Year Reunion Questionnaire

Email your class officers

Class of 1997 Facebook page

Reunion Weekend Class Gatherings:

  • Friday June 3rd, Class Gathering (8 - 10 p.m.): Class reception at Patrick's on Third, live music by Hey Day! and Kerns and the Hemispheres, featuring John Kerns '96 and other Gusties.
  • Saturday June 4th, Class Lunch (11 a.m. - 1 p.m.): Go through the all-you-can-eat buffet lunch in the Gustavus Cafeteria
  • Saturday June 4th, Class Dinner (6 - 8 p.m.): Along with the class of 1996, gather at Chankaska Winery for dinner and refreshments


Class of 1996

Although we could not celebrate in-person during your true reunion year, we look forward to celebrating the 25th anniversary of your graduation from Gustavus! Please find information below about your class specific plans. 

Committee Members: Please refer questions to your class officers or the 1997 reunion planning committee.

Class of 1996 Facebook page

Reunion Weekend Class Gatherings:

  • Friday June 3rd, Class Gathering (8 - 10 p.m.): Class reception at Patrick's on Third, live music by Hey Day! and Kerns and the Hemispheres, featuring John Kerns '96 and other Gusties.
  • Saturday June 4th, Class Lunch (11 a.m. - 1 p.m.): Go through the all-you-can-eat buffet lunch in the Gustavus Cafeteria
  • Saturday June 4th, Class Dinner (6 - 8 p.m.): Along with the class of 1997, gather at Chankaska Winery for dinner and refreshments


Class of 1992

We look forward to celebrating the 30th anniversary of your graduation from Gustavus! Please find information below about your class specific plans. 

Complete your Reunion Questionnaire!

Email your class officers

Class of 1992 Facebook page

Reunion Weekend Class Gatherings:

  • Friday June 3rd, Class Gathering (8 - 10 p.m.): Class reception at Chankaska Winery in St. Peter
  • Saturday June 4th, Class Lunch (11 a.m. - 1 p.m.): Grill out at Johns Family Courtyard on campus
  • Saturday June 4th, Class Dinner (6 - 8 p.m.): Dinner at Niesen's Sports Bar and Grill (formerly Whiskey River)


Class of 1987

We look forward to celebrating the 35th anniversary of your graduation from Gustavus! Please find information below about your class specific plans. 

Complete your Reunion Questionnaire!

Email your class officers

Class of 1987 Facebook page

Reunion Weekend Class Gatherings:

  • Friday June 3rd, Class Gathering (8 - 10 p.m.): Class reception at The Flame Bar and Grill
  • Saturday June 4th, Class Lunch (11 a.m. - 1 p.m.): Go through the all-you-can-eat buffet lunch in the Gustavus Cafeteria
  • Saturday June 4th, Class Dinner (6 - 8 p.m.): Dinner at Niesen's Sports Bar and Grill (formerly Whiskey River)


Class of 1982

We look forward to celebrating the 40th anniversary of your graduation from Gustavus! Please find information below about your class specific plans. 

Complete your Reunion Questionnaire!

Email your class officers

Class of 1982 Facebook page

Reunion Weekend Class Gatherings:

  • Friday June 3rd, Class Gathering (8 - 10 p.m.): Refreshments and snacks in the 1977 Class tent, joined by the class of 1977 and 1980
  • Saturday June 4th, Class Lunch (11 a.m. - 1 p.m.): Go through the all-you-can-eat buffet lunch in the Gustavus Cafeteria
  • Saturday June 4th, Class Dinner (6 - 8 p.m.): Third Street Tavern


Class of 1980

Although we could not celebrate in person during your true reunion year, we look forward to celebrating the 40th anniversary of your graduation from Gustavus! Please find information below about your class specific plans. 

Class of 1980 Facebook Page

Reunion Weekend Class Gatherings:

  • Friday June 3rd, Class Gathering (8 - 10 p.m.): Refreshments and snacks in the 1977 Class tent, joined by the class of 1977 and 1982
  • Saturday June 4th, Class Lunch (11 a.m. - 1 p.m.): Go through the all-you-can-eat buffet lunch in the Gustavus Cafeteria
  • Saturday June 4th, Class Dinner (6 - 8 p.m.): Patrick's on Third

Class of 1977

We look forward to celebrating the 45th anniversary of your graduation from Gustavus! Please find information below about your class specific plans. 

Reunion committee members: Charlie Larson, David Linnes-Bagley, Laurie Linnes-Bagley, Leo Litwin, Dave "Ole" Olson, Rad Royer

Complete your Reunion Questionnaire!

Email your class officers

Class of 1977 Facebook page

Reunion Weekend Class Gatherings:

  • Friday June 3rd, Class Gathering (8 - 10 p.m.): Refreshments and snacks in 1977 Class tent, joined by the class of 1980 and 1982
  • Saturday June 4th, Class Lunch (11 a.m. - 1 p.m.): Lunch at Shoreland Country Club
  • Saturday June 4th, Class Dinner (6 - 8 p.m.): BBQ at the 1977 Class tent

Class of 1972

We look forward to celebrating the 50th anniversary of your graduation from Gustavus! Please find information below about your class specific plans. 

Complete your 50 Year Reunion Questionnaire

Email your class officers

Class of 1972 Facebook Page

Reunion Weekend Class Gatherings:

  • Memorial Service: Christ Chapel at 2 p.m. on Friday June 3rd
  • Friday June 3rd, Class Gathering (8 - 10 p.m.): Alumni Hall reception and dance (music provided by City Mouse band) with Class of 1970, 1971, and 1972
  • Saturday June 4th, Class Lunch (11 a.m. - 1 p.m.): Buffet lunch at STEAMery lobby and patio area, located at the south end of Nobel Hall of Science
  • Saturday June 4th, Class Dinner (6 - 8 p.m.): Formal, plated dinner in Alumni Hall

Class of 1970 & 1971

Although we could not celebrate in person during your true reunion year, we look forward to celebrating the 50th anniversary of your graduation from Gustavus! Please find information below about your class specific plans. 

Class of 1970 Facebook Page

Class of 1971 Facebook Page

Reunion Weekend Class Gatherings:

  • Friday June 3rd, (10 a.m.): Class of 1970 Memorial Service in Christ Chapel
  • Friday June 3rd, Class Gathering (8 - 10 p.m.): Alumni Hall reception and dance (music provided by City Mouse band) with Class of 1970, 1971, and 1972
  • Saturday June 4th, Class Lunch (11 a.m. - 1 p.m.): Buffet lunch in Campus Center banquet room in Jackson Campus Center
  • Saturday June 4th (1:30 p.m.): Class of 1971 Memorial Service in Christ Chapel
  • Saturday June 4th, Class Dinner (6 - 8 p.m.): Buffet dinner in Campus Center banquet room in Jackson Campus Center

Class of 1967

We look forward to celebrating the 55th anniversary of your graduation from Gustavus! Please find information below about your class specific plans. 

Complete your Reunion Questionnaire!

Email your class officers

Class of 1967 Facebook Page

Reunion Weekend Class Gatherings:

  • Memorial Service: Christ Chapel at 3:15 p.m. on Friday June 3rd
  • Friday June 3rd, Class Gathering (8 - 10 p.m.): Class reception in International Center lounge
  • Saturday June 4th, Dave Spilseth '67 Alumni College (9 - 10 a.m.): Kensington Runestone in Beck Hall Classroom 
  • Saturday June 4th, Class Lunch (11 a.m. - 1 p.m.): Buffet lunch in Campus Center banquet room in Jackson Campus Center
  • Saturday June 4th, Class Dinner (6 - 8 p.m.): Buffet dinner in Campus Center banquet room in Jackson Campus Center


Class of 1966

Although we could not celebrate in person during your true reunion year, we look forward to celebrating the 55th anniversary of your graduation from Gustavus! Please find information below about your class specific plans. 

Email your class officers

Class of 1966 Facebook Page

The 1966 Reunion Committee has chosen to host the 1966 class gathering on Saturday, June 4th, as they invite you to attend lunch and social time with your classmates! However, you are welcome to attend any other events during Reunion Weekend. 

Saturday, June 4th, 2022 @ Interpretive Center, Gustavus Arboretum

  • 11:30 a.m. -- Social hour
  • 12:30 p.m. -- Lunch with program
  • 2 p.m. -- Dessert and fellowship
  • 4 p.m. -- Class reception adjourns

Class of 1962

We look forward to celebrating the 60th anniversary of your graduation from Gustavus! Please find information below about your class specific plans. 

Complete your Reunion Questionnaire!

Email your class officers

Reunion Weekend Class Gatherings:

  • Memorial Service: Christ Chapel at 7:45 p.m. on Friday June 3rd
  • Friday June 3rd, Class Gathering (8 - 10 p.m.): Class reception at Chankaska Winery, Barrel Room
  • Saturday June 4th, Class Lunch (11 a.m. - 1 p.m.): Buffet lunch in Campus Center banquet room
  • Saturday June 4th, Class Dinner (6 - 8 p.m.): Buffet dinner in Campus Center banquet room