Archive for March, 2020

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Daily Update: March 23, 2020

Limited on-campus operations continue. All students remaining on campus must have approval from the Dean of Students office.

Daily Update: March 21-22, 2020

Students who have not received permission to remain on campus should no longer be in residence halls or other academic/service buildings. The College continues to closely monitor developments in Minnesota and at the national level. Additional communication to students remaining on campus, employees, and the Gustavus community will be sent via email as the situation […]

Daily Update: March 20, 2020

Additional communication was sent to students (and forwarded to parents) about the possibility of a “shelter in place” order that may be issued by government authorities in the coming days. The President’s Cabinet held a virtual meeting with the Gustavus Board of Trustees to discuss the College’s response to COVID-19 and plans moving forward.

Additional Information for Students

Dear Students, State governments across the country are considering issuing orders to “shelter in place.” Shelter in place would likely mean that all non-essential travel is locked down and people are ordered to stay in their homes or at their place of residence. There is a growing possibility that Minnesota and/or the federal government will […]

Daily Update: March 19, 2020

Frequently Asked Questions have been updated. Additional information for students has been sent by email and posted below. The College continues to plan for the transition to online course delivery. Building and service hours may be adjusted in the coming days.

Additional Information For Students

Dear Students, I recognize that this is a time of uncertainty for you, as it is for the entire nation and beyond. We are working diligently to get answers to your questions and address your concerns related to your life as a Gustie. I’m writing to all of you today in hopes that I can […]

Daily Update: March 18, 2020

The first two cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Nicollet County. Additional information was sent to parents, alumni, and staff employees via email. A prominent link to information for students and parents has been added to the COVID-19 webpage. Questions can be directed to the Gustavus COVID-19 hotline at 507-933-6449.

Message To Parents

TO: Gustavus Parents FROM: President Rebecca Bergman SUBJECT: Gustavus COVID-19 Update for Parents DATE: March 18, 2020 Gustie Parents, Last night, we made the difficult decision to extend our period of online learning through the end of spring semester. This is a challenging time for all of us at Gustavus and across the world as […]

Message To Students

TO: Gustavus Students FROM: JoNes VanHecke, Vice President for Student Life SUBJECT: New Information following President’s Announcement DATE: March 17, 2020 Dear Students, I am writing to provide you with additional information related to President Bergman’s announcement earlier today that Gustavus will be moving to online learning for the remainder of the spring semester. I’m […]

Daily Update: March 17, 2020

Gustavus has extended the suspension of in-person classes through the remainder of the academic year. All course instruction will be online from March 30 until the end of spring semester. See the community update below for more information.