Event Planning Services‌

The University of St. Thomas is a one-stop shopping campus for planning your next event. Based on your program’s needs, Conferences & Events Services will work with you and your vendors to ensure everything is in place for things to run smoothly. We handle the logistics so you’re free to focus on program content.

Whether your group is large or small, we strive to make your experience at St. Thomas the very best it can be.

Our services include:

  • On-site Event Management
  • Event Logistics
  • Space Selection
  • Event Execution
  • Liaison to Catering Services
  • Coordination of audio and video needs
  • Coordination of security (if needed)
  • Venue set up/tear down
  • Parking accommodations
  • Overnight accommodations

Why hold your event at St. Thomas?

For starters, our campuses have a variety of beautiful and unique venues to choose from. As you might expect from the largest private university in Minnesota, St. Thomas has many options to fit the needs of your event. From ballrooms to classrooms, performance halls to gymnasiums, chapels to multipurpose facilities. You can choose traditional, modern, small or spacious.

Next, you’re in the expert hands of the St. Thomas event managers. After they assist in selecting the ideal setting, they will help tailor all the details to meet your needs and create the perfect event.

St. Thomas offers just about every resource, amenity, and service you could need:

  • state-of-the-art electronics and A/V equipment (at no additional charge!)
  • free high-speed internet access
  • exceptional in-house catering from award-winning chefs
  • on-campus print center that serves both St. Paul and Minneapolis campuses

Your guests can rest easy with on-campus accommodations in summer months. From June to August, the University’s residential facilities are available to groups holding multi-day events. With two new residence halls currently under construction, additional campus accommodations will be ready for summer 2021.

Finally, there is the University itself, an exciting destination with a beautiful campus along historic Summit Avenue in St. Paul, as well a convenient campus in the heart of downtown Minneapolis. Either campus is easily accessible via public transportation or car.