SAS Curriculum

Student-athletes face unique challenges due to demands from practice and travel schedules, coaches, and team commitments. The Student Athlete Services (SAS) curriculum is tailored to address these concerns and prepare student-athletes so that they can reach their full potential and succeed in the classroom, within their sport, and for life after Gustavus.

First Year Student-Athletes

Eligibility Sessions:

  • Student-Athlete Code of Conduct
  • Hazing Education
  • College Alcohol Policy
  • NCAA Banned Substances and Drug Testing
  • Title IX Policy and Training

First Year Mentor Program

  • Accountability, Commitment and Decision Making
  • Priority Management and Balance
  • Resourcefulness and Communication
  • Creating Social Connections
  • Campus Involvement

Life of a Gustie Athlete Educational Session

  • Balancing academics and athletics
  • Making informed and educated choices regarding health issues
  • Transition from high school to college athletics
  • Social Media Tips
  • Building Relationships

Sophomore Student-Athletes

Eligibility Sessions:

  • Student Athlete Code of Conduct
  • Hazing Education
  • College Alcohol Policy
  • NCAA Banned Substances and Drug Testing
  • Title IX Policies and Training

Bystander Training

  • Raise Awareness of helping behaviors
  • Increase motivation to help
  • Develop skills and confidence when responding to problems or concerns

Student-Athlete Leadershiop Opportunities

  • SAVE
  • SAAC

Junior and Senior Student-Athletes

Eligibility Sessions:

  • Student Athlete Code of Conduct
  • Hazing Education
  • College Alcohol Policy
  • NCAA Banned Substances and Drug Testing
  • Title IX Policies and Training

Team Mentor Training

  • Modeling appropriate behavior
  • Establishing open and honest communication
  • Ease transition for first-year athletes

Student-Athlete Leadershiop Opportunities

  • SAVE
  • SAAC

Career Development and Exploration

  • Alumni Mentoring Program