Parents & Family

COVID-19 Information

updates and information related to covid-19 and the college

Academic Information

新大发体育官网information on school breaks, advisors, graduation requirements, and resources to help students succeed.

Parents of New Gusties

a packet of information is traditionally given to families at the in-person gustie gear up! in mid-june. in absence of that event in 2020, we've linked those documents here for your convenience.

  • Information about accessing Student Accounts and Parent Access to Grades and Financial Statements via WebAdvisor.
  • Information about Health-Related Concerns, including important details about health insurance requirements.
  • An important conversation guide called "Parents, You're Not Done Yet" for discussions with your student about substance use at college, including suggested harm-reduction strategies.
  • A checklist of "conversation starters" related to several aspects of your student's life at college, including finances, time management, communication with parents, values, etc.

Your First 100 Days: Survival Guide for New Gusties

This calendar (updated each September) 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.

Campus Living

新大发体育官网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

新大发体育官网topics and information for talking with your student.

Gustavus Lingo and Department Descriptions

GPA, CF, and caf新大发体育官网—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.