Parents

Academic Information

Information on school breaks, advisors, graduation requirements, and resources to help students succeed.

Handbook for Families

The 2013 Family Handbook attempts to answer questions parents may have about Gustavus and gathers this information in one booklet.

Your First 100 Days: Survival Guide for New Gusties

This calendar for 2012-13 represents a compilation of events and activities for a student's first 100 days at Gustavus. Each item has been selected to provide them with the opportunity to make connections and develop skills that will help your student experience the five core values of Gustavus - Excellence, Community, Justice, Service, and Faith.

What Happens Now?

A guide for parents of Gustavus students.

Campus Living

Information on housing, ways for students to get involved, and college policies.

The College Rhythm

Month by month information on typical issues, concerns, stresses, and stages of development often experienced by college students.

Conversation Starters

Topics and information for talking with your student.

Gustavus Lingo and Department Descriptions

GPA, CF, and caf—definitions of many common Gustavus terms and a quick guide to office responsibilities.

High School to College

Information about the differences and how to make it a smoother transition for both you and your child.

Life after Gustavus

Information on writing resumes, looking for internships, jobs, applying to graduate school, and the connections among former Gustavus students.