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Gustavus Adolphus College Student Life

Gustavus Adolphus College is on a 340-acre campus in a small town setting in St. Peter, Minnesota, not far from Minneapolis-St. Paul. There are many activities and organizations for Gustavus Adolphus College students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Gustavus Adolphus College also has fraternities and sororities.

Gustavus Adolphus College has a thriving Proclaim. In fact, more students participate in Proclaim than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Gustavus Adolphus College include Big Partner/Little Partner, Study Buddies, I am...We are and Pound Pals.

Gustavus Adolphus College students' favorite campus traditions are Nobel Conference, Christmas in Christ Chapel and Mayday.

Does Gustavus Adolphus College offer student housing?

Gustavus Adolphus College offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

The majority of Gustavus Adolphus College students live on campus. In 2021, 87% of undergrads at Gustavus Adolphus College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 13% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Gustavus Adolphus College. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Gustavus Adolphus College offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Safety at Gustavus Adolphus College

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Gustavus Adolphus College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Gustavus Adolphus College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Gustavus Adolphus College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to Gustavus Adolphus College

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Gustavus Adolphus College, take U.S. Highway 169 to St. Peter, MN. If you need to fly, book your flight to Mankato Regional airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Minnesota you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Gustavus Adolphus College's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

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Gustavus Adolphus College Campus Services

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