Annual Events

Fall Leadership Institute

The Fall Leadership Institute (FLI) is a three-day conference opportunity for students in clubs and organizations, student affairs student staff members and students interested in personal leadership development and the building of leadership skills related to their positions. 2015 FLI

Fall Welcome

The University of St. Thomas is excited to welcome all of our new and returning students to campus in the fall. To start off the new year attend the University’s Opening Celebrations and other events planned for the opening week and throughout the month of September. Fall Welcome

Talking Circles

Talking Circles is a unique three-day retreat for first year students who are committed to making positive change within the immediate community and see themselves as change agents for the university. 2015 Talking Circles

Student Leadership Selection

Student leader employment opportunities are available each year through this leadership application and selection process for the Department of Campus Life, Residence Life, Dean of Students, International Student Services, and Multicultural Student Services. 2015-16 Student Leadership Selection


TOMMIE TRANSFERmation is a six-week program designed for transfer students beginning their St. Thomas experience during the Spring Semester. The program creates an environment where students can deepen their understanding of our campus culture while creating relationships with fellow transfer students and program facilitators.

For more information about TOMMIE TRANSFERmation for Spring 2015, click here.

Gender Matters

Gender Matters is a six-week summit for students interested in exploring the role gender plays in leadership. This experience creates a space where students can think critically about gender and gender-based oppression and develop meaningful strategies for overcoming these challenges.

Spring Leadership Night

Spring Leadership Night is a celebration of student leadership at the University of St. Thomas. It provides student leaders that were selected for the following academic year, the opportunity to meet and network with fellow UST students, listen to a national keynote speaker, enjoy a wonderful dinner and prepare for their roles in the coming year. 2014 SLN

The Tommies

The Tommies: A Leadership Recognition Ceremony is a celebration of the St. Thomas community that recognizes student leadership on the UST campus and the significant contributions made by students, staff and faculty. The Tommies