Honors Weekend

a celebration of excellence

Honors Weekend is a special occasion at Gustavus Adolphus College.  It is an opportunity for the College to showcase student accomplishments and talents. 

This is a time to see the results of the long hours students dedicate to studying, practicing, meeting, researching, and working.    

Families of Gustavus students and the entire campus community are encouraged to attend events during the weekend to support and celebrate the hard work of Gustavus students.


Friday, May 4, 2018 

Time Event 
2:30-4:30
Sigma Xi Research Symposium and Reception for science majors
Location: Nobel Hall of Science
 5-7 p.m
Celebration of Creative Inquiry 
Student research presentations and poster displays as a campus-wide forum to publicly share the creative inquiry of student.research and scholarship across all disciplines.
Location: Charles Jackson Campus Center Banquet Rooms
7:30 p.m.
Adolphus Jazz Ensemble, and Gustavus Jazz Lab Band Concert
Location: Jussi Björling Recital Hall
Event live streamed and archived

Saturday, May 5, 2018 

Time Event

8:30 a.m.

Phi Beta Kappa Breakfast
For student honorees and their family
Location: Three Crowns Banquet Room

10:30 – 11:30 a.m

Honors Convocation
A celebratory service and recognition of honored students for academic achievements.
Location: Christ Chapel
Event will be live streamed and archived

11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Convocation Reception and Celebration of Creative Inquiry Showcase 
For students, families, faculty, and staff
Location: Anderson Hall
11:45 a.m.
Nursing Department Pinning Ceremony
Location: Alumni Hall
11:45 a.m.
Classics Department and Philosophy Department Reception
Location: Old Main First Floor
Noon
Communication Studies Honors Reception 
Location: Torrey Atrium, Beck Hall
1:30 p.m. 
Senior Honors Recital
Location: Jussi Björling Recital Hall
Event live streamed and archived

1:30 – 3 p.m.
Political Science Research Symposium
Location: Old Main Second Floor
2 - 5 p.m.
Scandinavian Studies Colloquium 
Location: Humanities Resource Center, Confer Hall
3:30 p.m.
Choral Music Showcase
Location: Christ Chapel
Event live streamed and archived

4 – 6 p.m.
Senior Art Majors Exhibition Opening Reception
Location: Hillstrom Museum of Art
5 p.m.
Sigma Pi Sigma Induction for the Physics Department 
Location: Lind Interpretive Center
 4:30 p.m
Guild of St. Lucia Reception
Location: Three Crowns Room

Sunday, May 6, 2018

Time Event
10:30 a.m.  Worship Service of Holy Communion
Location: Christ Chapel
 1:30 p.m.  Gustavus Philharmonic Orchestra Concert
Location: Jussi Björling Recital Hall
Event live streamed and archived

7 p.m. 

Night of Distinction (students only)
Presentation of leadership, service, and achievement honors.
Location: Alumni Hall