Entries tagged with ‘CO19student’

July Student Information Forum Recordings

Links to recordings of incoming and returning student forums.

Gustavus Announces Fall Semester Calendar Change

Classes will begin one week early on September 2 and the College will transition to online course delivery after Thanksgiving.

Update: June 4, 2020

TO: The Gustavus Community FROM: President Bergman SUBJECT: Gustavus COVID-19 Response Update DATE: June 4, 2020 As we begin the summer, our COVID-19 Response Leadership and Action teams are hard at work preparing strategies and plans to have students safely living and learning on campus this fall. The membership of our 12 COVID-19 Response Action […]

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 […]

Gustavus COVID-19 Response Leadership Team

TO: The Gustavus Community FROM: President Bergman SUBJECT: Gustavus COVID-19 Response Leadership Team DATE: May 19, 2020 Over the course of the last two months, even as we experienced great change and ongoing uncertainty, I have seen the best of the Gustavus community. Despite its challenges, our transition to online learning has provided opportunity for […]

Important Announcement Regarding Summer Activities

TO: The Gustavus Community FROM: President Bergman SUBJECT: Important Announcement Regarding Summer Activities DATE: May 5, 2020 Eight weeks ago our community was asked, almost overnight, to face a new reality. Our vision statement called us to boldly act on this great challenge of our time. Teaching and learning has taken place exclusively online instead […]

Spring Semester Updates and Resources

TO: Gustavus Students FROM: President Bergman SUBJECT: Updates and Resources DATE: May 1, 2020 Dear Gusties, We have made it to May! The class tulip meadow is blossoming in the Linnaeus Arboretum and the crabapple trees outside Old Main promise to bloom shortly. With three weeks of online learning remaining, I know this is a […]

Planning for Fall Semester | Course Schedule Modifications

TO: The Gustavus Community FROM: President Bergman SUBJECT: Planning for Fall Semester DATE: Thursday, April 23, 2020 I write today with a brief update on the College’s planning for fall semester. After considering the modeling for COVID-19 spread in Minnesota and having a productive conversation with the Minnesota Department of Health earlier this week, the […]

Update on Room and Board Credits/Refunds

TO: Gustavus Students FROM: President Bergman SUBJECT: Update on Room and Board Credits/Refunds DATE: April 17, 2020 We are coming to the close of another week of online teaching and learning. I hope that you are adjusting well, and I encourage you to be actively engaged in academics while also taking time for your mental […]

Gustavus COVID-19 Self-Reporting Form

Dear Gustavus students, faculty, and staff, With the extension of the Minnesota Governor’s Stay at Home Order and with models predicting the likely peak for COVID-19 spread to be well into the summer months, Gustavus has created a form for all students and employees who choose to notify the College in the event that they […]