McNeely Hall's exterior

Take a virtual tour of our campus.




  • To be a "True Tommie" you must be kissed under the arches at midnight
  • Symbolize the student-mentor relationship of Albert Magnus and Thomas Aquinas, for whom the buildings are named

Summit Ave. Classroom Building

  • Home to the School of Social Work – joint program with St. Catherine University
  • ELS Language Center programs also take place in this building

McNeely Hall

  • Home to the Opus College of Business
  • Opus College of Business earned AACSB accreditation in January 2011
  • Business is the largest major with 13 concentrations
  • Each classroom in McNeely contains more than $50,000 worth of technology which is on a loan program through the Best Buy Corporation.

Sitzmann Hall

  • Home to the Catholic Studies program
  • St. Thomas has the first and the largest Catholic Studies program in the country (est. 1993)
  • New classroom and gathering space was added in 2009

John Roach Center for the Liberal Arts

  • Psychology, theology, philosophy, English, geography, history, and the political science departments are housed in this building.
  • The English Writing Center and psychology and geography labs are free resources for students to use.
  • Formerly, Albert Magnus Hall, it was remodeled and renamed in 2000.
  • Features a lecture hall which seats up to 200 people.

O'Shaughnessy-Frey Library Center

  • Main computer lab has around 150 computers for students to use. Each semester all students are allocated 400 sheets of paper on which to print from campus printers.
  • Info Commons includes reference assistance, computer assistance and checkout for laptops, LCD projectors and video cameras.
  • Houses the largest print collections, 40,000 journals and more than 90,000 books electronically.
  • CLICnet system links eight college libraries in which you can reserve books with your UST ID.

O'Shaughnessy Educational Center

  • Home to the communication-journalism, economics and foreign language departments.
  • Academic Counseling and Enhancement Services offices are found here.
  • The TV studio, KUST internet radio and Tommie Media online newspaper labs have all new digital equipment and offer a hands-on experience with media studies technology and equipment.

Anderson Student Center

The campus gathering space for students, faculty, staff, alumni and neighbors.


Looking for a cool place to hang out? Scooter's offers food, coffee bar, pool tables, video games, big screen TVs, darts and a concert stage. Live bands play regularly without a cover charge.

Grand Staircase

The only way to make a grand entrance is to have a grand staircase. From our stairs you can see all the Tommie pride and activity throughout the student center.


Need a quick meal? T's has you covered with everything from veggie wraps to burgers.

Tommie Central

This is our central location for everything St. Thomas. At Tommie Central you can get concert and sporting event tickets, check out games for '85, find out what is going on at UST and even reserve your bowling lanes.

The View

Our new cafeteria is called "The View" and once you visit, you will know why. Grab a great made to order meal and enjoy the view from the second floor.

Tommie Shop

Here is where you can get all your St. Thomas apparel. You can't make it through a Tuesday without some purple Tommie gear - we call it Tommie Tuesday for a reason!


Challenge your friends to any number of fun games including air hockey, ping pong, Mario Kart, or hockey.

The Loft

Grab a mocha, latte, cup of joe or any other quick pick-me-up that suits you. Just make sure you do not look over the railing if heights bother you!

Post Office

  • Full service Post Office with stamps, mailers, overnight mail, FedEx, and faxing available.
  • Each student receives a Post Office box where they can get mail as well as packages

Chapel of St. Thomas Aquinas

  • Designed by E.L. Masqueray who designed the St. Paul Cathedral and the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis
  • Renovated in spring 2008
  • Daily mass is offered, as well as two masses on Sunday. All students are welcome.
  • St. Thomas is a Catholic institution with around 52% of the student body being Catholic.

Palmer Field

  • Home to football, track, cross country and Ultimate Frisbee
  • All athletic events are free with UST ID
  • St. Thomas is a Division III school and is a part of the MIAC conference

Anderson Athletic and Recreation Complex

The home of Tommie varsity, intramural and informal recreational sports

Weight Room

  • The size of almost two basketball courts
  • 60+ pieces of equipment including 10 power stations for training
  • Secured facility

Field House

  • 200-meter track – regulation size for NCAA indoor track and field meets
  • Four drop-down nets for conversion to basketball, volleyball and tennis courts

Schoenecker Arena

  • 2,000 seat arena, center hung scoreboard, 10-foot by 16-foot video display panel
  • Chair back seating, second floor deck and a third floor club level

Aquatic Center

  • Designed to be a "wicked fast" pool according to Coach Hodgson
  • One of the fastest 25-yard racing pools in this part of the country

Summit Ave. Bus Stop

  • St. Thomas has a shuttle bus that runs between the St. Paul campus and the Minneapolis campus every 20 minutes. It's free for students to use, and it's a great way to explore downtown!
  • There is also a shuttle bus that runs between the ACTC schools – Macalester, Hamline, Augsburg, and St. Kate's

Frey Science and Engineering Center and O'Shaughnessy Science Hall

  • More than 90 instructional and research labs
  • All students take three math/science courses including one lab course
  • There are many opportunities for research alongside faculty
  • All lab classes are capped at 20 students. This provides a more personalized learning experience.

Brady Educational Center

  • The music department is housed in this building – classrooms, a performance auditorium and practice rooms.
  • Concert, Women's and Liturgical choirs; Symphonic band, Wind Ensemble and Chamber Singers all satisfy the fine arts requirement; free after four consecutive semesters
  • Freshmen who are in ensembles receive a free 1/2 lesson each week.

On-Campus Security

  • There are blue light emergency buttons and cameras covering most of the campus grounds.
  • Public Safety works 24 hours – seven days a week
  • Offers an escort service within a six block radius of campus