Information Desk

The Information Desk staff is here to welcome you to campus, provide on-campus directions, approve posters for the Campus Center, answer questions about Gustavus and community events and resources, and more!

Ticket Sales

  • Tickets are sold at the Information Desk for many campus events such as plays and concerts. If you are a Gustavus student, faculty, or staff, please have your Gustavus ID present to receive a ticket. Or, visit to order tickets online. All Gustavus students and employees MUST create an account on the Gustavus Tickets website to receive free or reduced-priced tickets. To create a profile, click on the yellow Log In/Register button in the upper right corner of the page. From there, select General Public, click on the Register tab, and enter your Gustavus email address and a password of your choice. Once you have entered the login credentials that you would like to use, click on the "Students/Faculty/Staff? Click here." link to finish creating your profile. This will validate your affiliation as a Gustavus student, faculty, or staff member. 
  • The Information Desk also sells tickets for events sponsored by the Campus Activities Board.

Game and Equipment Rentals

To reserve the photo booth, karaoke machine, popcorn machine, bingo, yard games, board games, and more, please submit your requests online through this form or stop into the Campus Activities Office. Requests for equipment rentals are preferred at least 72 hours in advance to ensure availability. Once your request has been received, you will receive a confirmation email if the items and/or equipment are available and to verify pick-up and drop-off times. Students must have a Gustavus ID to check out any games, equipment, or supplies.

The following items and equipment are available to request and reserve:

  • Karaoke Machine
  • Photo Booth (requires a CAO employee to staff)
  • Bingo set
  • Popcorn machine (reservable to recognized student organizations and Student Life offices only)
  • Board and card games: see the full list of games on the form
  • Outdoor Games: Giant Jenga (2), Giant Checkers (1), Bean Bags (2), Bocce Ball (5), Spikeball (3), Kuub (2), 9-Square-in-the-air (1)
  • Art Supplies: markers, crayons, colored pencils, scissors, rulers, etc.
  • ID Card Scanners
  • Wheelchair (1)
  • Plexiglass Table Screens (2)
  • Large Sandwich Boards (3)

Poster Approvals

The Information Desk employees approve all posters in the Jackson Campus Center. There are several on-campus bulletin boards and three (3) community boards. Eight (8) posters are allowed to be posted in the Campus Center and must be stamped and approved, we also ask to keep one (1) poster for our records. For more information on posting policies, visit this page on the Campus Activities website. Please stop at the Information Desk or reach out to if you have any questions. 

Area Resources

The following resources are available at the Information Desk:

  • Campus maps
  • Informational pamphlets
  • Campus contacts for departments, faculty, and staff