St. Thomas Resources

Identification Cards

Students must obtain a University of St. Thomas identification card to use all facilities on campus (i.e libraries, practice rooms, laundry, pool). The Card Office is located on second floor of Murray-Herrick Campus Center.  Summer hours are 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday. There is no charge to get an ID card. For more information call (651) 962-6069.

The Libraries

St. Thomas is home to four libraries. The O'Shaughnessy-Frey Library Center on the main campus, John Ireland Memorial Library on the St. Paul "south" campus, and the Charles J. Keffer Library on the Minneapolis campus. The new School of Law library has room for 250,000 books and 250,000 volumes on microform. Library users have access to hundreds of electronic databases and online resources, including electronic collections of books, newspapers, and journals. CLICnet,the libraries' online catalog, is searchable via the Internet. It serves as the catalog of the holdings of the St. Thomas libraries as well as the collections of an eight-library consortium in the Twin Cities, with a combined collection of 2 million volumes. 

Music Resource Center & Curriculum Lab

Brady Educational Center, where the majority of Master of Arts in Music Education courses are held, houses the Music Resource Center (room 103), which contains musical scores, recordings, videos, and reference materials. A special Music Education Resource Room is located in Loras Hall (room 104), home of Graduate Programs in Music Education.


In general, parking permits are not required during summer term, provided you are not parking overnight. Students staying on campus in the residence halls/apartments must park in the resident lots only. Seminary guests may park in Lot P but will need to obtain a parking permit from the front desk at the Seminary. There is no parking available in St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity lots. You can find more information at Campus Parking Information. If you are staying on campus for an extended period of time, it is highly recommended you register your car with Public Safety and Parking Services. For assistance or general questions call (651) 962-5100.

Post Office

St. Thomas has a full service post office. It is located in the lower level of Murray-Herrick Campus Center on north campus. Mail services include receiving, processing, and delivery of USPS, Federal Express, UPS, and internal mail.


The safety of all members of the campus community is of vital concern to the University of St. Thomas. The Campus Security Act Report includes campus crime statistics for the most recent three year period and a broad range of institutional policies concerning campus security. These policies pertain to alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault and more. You can obtain a copy of this report by contacting the Department of Public Safety, Investigations Division at (651) 962-5100 or by visiting their Web site at

Service Center

The Service Center provides copying, printing, high-speed scanning, layout/design, bindery, mailing, and courier services to the University of St. Thomas.


Computers are available for your use in all campus libraries, the McNeely lab (second floor McNeely Hall) and Koch Commons.  For help and support you can contact Information and Resource Technology (IRT), or call the Tech Desk at (651) 962-6230; on campus.