Archive for March, 2020

Daily Update: March 31, 2020

Online course delivery continues. Employees continue to work from home with limited exceptions.

Daily Update: March 30, 2020

First day of online course delivery. Gustavus Health Service launched a new telehealth platform for students (learn more:

Daily Update: March 28-29, 2020

Minnesota’s “Stay at Home” order went into effect at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, March 27 and runs through Friday, April 10. Only essential on-campus employees will be present on campus to support remaining students. Online course delivery begins on Monday, March 30.

Daily Update: March 27, 2020

Students and parents received an email with Student Account and refund information. Health Service announced a new telehealth service that will begin on Monday, March 30. Residential Life is in contact with on-campus students regarding long-term move-out plans. Online course delivery begins on Monday, March 30.

Student Accounts and Refunds

TO: Gustavus Students FROM: President Bergman SUBJECT: Important Information Regarding Student Accounts DATE: March 27, 2020 Dear Gusties, Thank you for your continued engagement, patience, and goodwill as all of us in the Gustavus community navigate these uncertain times. As you prepare to begin online classes on Monday, I know that questions about student accounts […]

Daily Update: March 26, 2020

Employees continue to transition to work-from-home practices in preparation for Minnesota’s “Stay at Home” order, which goes into effect March 27 at 11:59 p.m. Approximately 75 students remain on campus and are being supported with essential services and limited on-campus staff.

Message to Students

Dear Students, As you have likely heard, the Governor has issued a “Stay at Home” order beginning on Friday, March 27, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. and extending until Friday, April 10 at 5 p.m. For us on campus, that means that additional employees will move to remote work and Lund Center will close to all […]

Gustavus Operations Under Minnesota’s Stay at Home Order

TO: The Gustavus Community FROM: President Bergman SUBJECT: Gustavus Operations Under Minnesota’s Stay at Home Order DATE: March 25, 2020 My thoughts are with all of you as we continue to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. In the past two weeks, even while things changed from day to day, I saw our community step up […]

Daily Update: March 25, 2020

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz announced a “Stay at Home” order that will be in effect from 11:59 p.m. on Friday, March 27 through 5 p.m. on Friday, April 10. President Bergman sent a message to the Gustavus community (linked below). Additional information was also communicated to students (linked below), faculty, and staff.

Daily Update: March 24, 2020

Gustavus Technology Services (GTS) continues to support faculty and staff in transitioning to online teaching and work-from-home and has posted a blog on the GTS website with more information. The Academic Support Center has developed a primer for students adjusting to online courses and will be distributing it in the coming days. Limited on-campus operations […]