Archive for May, 2020

Daily Update: May 30-31, 2020

Saturday’s virtual celebration of the Class of 2020 is now archived and available to view online at COVID-19 Response Leadership and Action teams will continue their planning this week.

Daily Update: May 29, 2020

Members of the Gustavus community and Gustie friends and family are invited to join the Class of 2020 for a virtual graduation celebration on Saturday, May 2, at 2 p.m. central. Prelude music featuring recordings of Gustavus music ensembles will begin at 1 p.m. Visit to participate.

Daily Update: May 28, 2020

The Nobel Conference will primarily take place online this October, President Bergman announced in a message to Gustavus students, faculty, and staff. See the full release here.

Daily Update: May 27, 2020

Preparations are underway for Saturday’s virtual celebration for #Gusties20 seniors. Tune in at 2 p.m. central at

Daily Update: May 26, 2020

Today marks the end of final exams, and with it, the end of the 2019-2020 academic year. President Bergman emailed students and parents with reflections on the last 10 weeks and thoughts looking forward.

Reflecting and Looking Ahead | Student Message from President Bergman

TO: Gustavus Students FROM: President Bergman SUBJECT: Reflecting and Looking Ahead DATE: May 26, 2020 You did it, Gusties! Today officially marks the last day of final exams, and with it, the completion of our academic year. It is my sincerest hope that when you reflect on this semester in the years to come, you […]

Daily Update: May 25, 2020

Final exams conclude tomorrow. The COVID-19 Response Leadership and Action Teams are beginning the work of developing strategies and plans for fall semester.

Daily Update: May 23-24, 2020

Final exams continue. The COVID-19 Response Action Teams are being formed and will begin work planning for fall operations in the coming days.

Daily Update: May 22, 2020

It’s time for final exams. Think of all you’ve overcome in the last 10 weeks. Take a breath. Finish strong. You can do it, Gusties!

Daily Update: May 21, 2020

President Bergman announced a phased return-to-work plan for Gustavus faculty and staff. The final exam period starts tomorrow and runs through Tuesday, May 26.