Tucked away in the basement of the O'Shaughnessy-Frey Library you’ll find a very humble group. A group of technical heroes of sorts, who very well may have held the university together back in March 2020. Two years and thousands of Zoom calls later, the team behind STELAR is finally getting a chance to catch their… The post 'Pandemic Superstars': STELAR Ushers Campus Into New Era of Blended Learning appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.
Communications on COVID-19
The information below provides links to previous official communications regarding the university's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please note that some previous communications have been removed due to outdated information.
- September 1, 2022: COVID Update - Back to School
- August 11, 2022: COVID-19 Protocols at St. Thomas this fall
- July 11, 2022: Fall Semester COVID-19 Protocols
- June 21, 2022: Change in Vaccine Requirements for International Travelers
- May 19, 2022: St. Thomas to Drop Indoor Face Covering Requirement
- Dec. 16, 2021: Update Regarding Vaccine Travel Policy
- Dec. 2, 2021: COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement Extends to 2022-23
- Aug. 2, 2021: Update on Vaccine Requirements
St. Thomas is following Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), World Health Organization (WHO), and Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) guidelines on screening and response protocols along with other measures to protect the health and well-being of our campus community.
The St. Thomas Community Responds to COVID-19
Thanks to strong COVID-19 vaccination rates, a declining number of infections on campus and changes to city ordinances, St. Thomas is lifting its face covering requirement in many spaces, effective Saturday, Feb. 26, at 1 p.m. Face coverings will still be required in: Classrooms and labs St. Thomas shuttle The Center for Well-Being The University… The post St. Thomas Updates Face Covering Requirements appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.
St. Thomas will require face coverings in indoor public spaces when others are present, beginning Monday, Aug. 23. The recent surge of the COVID-19 delta variant in Minnesota unfortunately means campus life cannot be quite as normal as hoped at St. Thomas. The university's campuswide vaccination rate continues rising – 83% as of Aug. 19… The post St. Thomas Updates COVID-19 Protocols for Fall appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.
"The Church authoritatively is teaching that it's morally permissible to get the vaccine." St. Thomas’ recently announced COVID-19 vaccine requirement has helped drive up the university’s vaccination rate among students, faculty and staff; as of this week, more than 80% of the community has received at least one dose. With assistance of the Office for Mission,… The post Tommie Experts: Father Collins on the Catholic Church’s Pro-Vaccine Stance appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.
In the News: ‘We need to mandate the vaccine’ - Sister Mary Haddad, head of Catholic Health Association, is ready for bold action
Sister Mary Haddad, RSM, a member of the St. Thomas Board of Trustees, and the CEO-President of the Catholic Health Association, was interviewed by the Jesuit magazine, America, about the COVID-19 vaccinations and the rise of the delta variant. She told the publication: “I do believe that we need to mandate the vaccine.” That is a personal,… The post In the News: ‘We need to mandate the vaccine’ - Sister Mary Haddad, head of Catholic Health Association, is ready for bold action appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.