Gustavus Fly In Program

Thank you for your interest in Gustavus Adolphus College and our Fly In Program.

We want you to visit Gustavus!  It’s the best way to make your college choice. Our overnight coordinators match you with a host who will show you around campus, introduce you to other Gusties, bring you to activities, and allow you to participate in regular campus life (this may include a late-night run to the caf for pizza or Ben & Jerry's). Come see for yourself!


In order to be an eligible participant, you:

  • Must be a high school senior
  • Live more than 400 miles from St. Peter, Minnesota
  • Submit all parts of our Application for Admission before or along with,
  • Completed Fly-In Program application (below) and
  • Be approved by our office for the program.
  • Complete and submit all applications/forms at least 3 WEEKS PRIOR to intended visit date


Visit times:

  • Overnight visits are available Sunday through Thursday nights from October through April.
  • Overnight visits are arranged around our college calendar. We may be unable to accommodate a request due to breaks, holidays, finals, or other busy times.
  • A typical visit includes afternoon arrival, evening overnight, and day encompassing appointments, classes, etc.
  • Minimum visit length is one night stay with one full day of events. Maximum visit length is two night stay with two days.

Use this form to apply for the program.  If we're not able to assist you and you can still afford to travel to St. Peter, you are very welcome to visit any time!