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Group Visits

Each year, St. Thomas welcomes groups from a diverse range of high schools, charter schools and community-based organizations to our St. Paul campus. These group visits consist of a 30-minute admissions presentation and an hour-long campus tour.

Our Policy

We do our best to accommodate as many groups of high school students as possible, but group visits will not be accommodated:

  • Mondays, Fridays and weekends
  • During admission events 
  • The week of midterms
  • The week of finals
  • The months of April and May
  • During university breaks and holidays
  • At our Minneapolis campus

Group visit requests will be reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis. We are able to accommodate one group visit per week.

Please bring one adult chaperone for every 10 students. It is the responsibility of each chaperone to monitor the behavior of their students. Improper student conduct can result in a group losing future visit privileges.

The university does not pay for group transportation or meals. For those groups willing to pay for meals, we can assist you in making on-campus meal arrangements.

Requests for student groups younger than ninth grade should be directed to the St. Thomas Volunteer Center. They can be reached at community@stthomas.edu or (651) 962-5262.

Sample Itinerary

You will have the opportunity to select your requested appointments and choose between a morning or afternoon visit when you complete the registration form. Please note that tour and presentation times are fixed and cannot be adjusted.

Morning Visit
10:00 a.m. Campus Tour*
11:00 a.m. Admissions Presentation*
11:30 a.m. Optional appointment with Student Diversity and Inclusion Services
11:30 a.m. or 12:00 p.m. Optional Lunch in the Cafeteria
*Required with every group visit

Afternoon Visit
1:00 p.m. Optional Lunch in the Cafeteria
2:00 p.m. Campus Tour*
3:00 p.m. Admissions Presentation*
3:30 p.m. Optional appointment with Student Diversity and Inclusion Services
*Required with every group visit

Request a Group Visit

Please make your requests by clicking the "Register" links below.
Once the request is complete, an admissions representative will contact you with more information.