Dean of Students

Scholarships and Awards

Each spring semester, the Dean of Students coordinates a variety of awards, scholarships and recognition of individuals and organizations that do good work.  Please help us by identifying Gustavus students, staff and  organizations that are deserving of the following awards. Bunn-Swenson Scholarship Established as a memorial to students Holly Bunn and Greg Swenson, this scholarship […]

Junior award opportunity

Annually Glamour Magazine recognizes the exceptional achievements and academic excellence of female college juniors from across the country through their “Top Ten College Women” competition. Who can apply? Any Gustavus woman who is currently a full-time junior (third year of undergraduate study) is eligible. How will I be evaluated? A panel of judges will evaluate […]

No additional Seasonal Flu Clinics this year for Students

Gustavus Student Health Service conducted a seasonal flu clinic for students earlier this month, and many students took advantage of this service.  However, due to the demand on manufacturers for other influenza vaccines, Health Service will not be receiving any more seasonal flu vaccine. Health Service has approximately 30 doses remaining that will be given […]


Stocco named to Interim Dean of Students position

Jeffrey L. Stocco, career center director at Gustavus Adolphus College since 1990, has been appointed Interim Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students, effective July 1. “I extend my congratulations to Mr. Stocco as he steps into this important leadership role for the College,” said President Jack R. Ohle. “I look forward to […]

Paul Magnuson Student Leadership and Service Award

The Paul Magnuson Student Leadership and Service Award was established in 1991 to recognize leadership and service contributions made by current Gustavus Students. Nominations are currently being sought for student-planned events, programs, or individual expressions of leadership by students during the 2008-2009 academic year. Nomination forms for the Magnuson Award are available at the Dean […]

Traveling over spring break?

TO: Students FROM: Hank Toutain, Dean of Students Gusties, if you’re traveling in or out of the country during spring break, please take note of the following safety tips: * The U.S. State Department has issued alerts for travel to Mexico during spring break. This information can be found at: The travel alert issued […]

Spring Semester Reminders

TO: Off-Campus Students FROM:  Hank Toutain, Dean of Students Welcome to Spring Semester! Seniors, best wishes for a great final semester. The end is near, and we look forward to celebrating with you soon at Commencement. If you are a Junior and are planning to live on campus during the 2009-2010 academic year, please contact […]

Weather advisory

The U.S. Weather Service has issued a Wind Chill Advisory until midnight Saturday, January 24th.

Clif/Luna Bar recall

As you may be aware from various news media, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is in the midst of an investigation into the source of a recent salmonella outbreak.

A message from Dr. Hank Toutain regarding a student incident

To the Gustavus Community: I write to inform you that at approximately 3:30 a.m. this morning a first-year Gustavus student was found lying in the snow off campus, at the south end of St. Peter. Emergency personnel arrived on scene and the student was transported to an area hospital and is undergoing treatment for cold-related […]