Family Weekend

Join us to celebrate all things St. Thomas for our annual Homecoming-Family Weekend, October 5-7, 2018. Enjoy many family-friendly events throughout the weekend! We can't wait to welcome you back on campus. The weekend schedule is coming soon!

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Welcome from President Sullivan

Join President Julie Sullivan as she welcomes students, families, alumni, staff and faculty to Homeocming/Family Weekend 2018, LET PUPLE REIGN!

Pres. Sullivan - Welcome President Sullivan

Homecoming-Family Weekend Speaker

COMMON - An Academy Award-winning actor and musician, Common continues to break down barriers with a multitude of critically acclaimed, diverse roles and continued success at the box office.

He was recently seen on the big screen in the Oscar nominated film, Selma, a film centered around the civil rights marches that changed America. He won a 2015 Academy Award, alongside John Legend, for “Best Original Song In A Motion Picture” for ‘Glory’ from the motion picture Selma.


COMMON - Speaker

Family Weekend Take Over

Join us for music, food, and family activities! 

We will have Javier Colon an American singer-songwriter and musician on stage in Scooters, along with Walking Tacos. Incredibles 2 movie playing on the Lower Level, Caricatures and Dessert Extravaganza in Dorsey Way - 2nd level, Inside Yard Games and Photo Booth in Dorsey Way - 2nd level, Bowling in Lower Level Bowling Alley, and Electronic and Table Games in '85 Lower Level .

Family Weekend Take Over the Anderson - Family Weekend Take Over the Anderson

Rooftop Tommies Under the Stars!

Please join us at the University of St. Thomas Observatory on the upper deck of the Anderson Parking Facility. This event will include a short presentation on an exciting astronomy topic, a tour of our state of the art observatory, viewings through our fleet of portable telescopes, conversations with staff and students, a movie on the big screen, popcorn, and hot chocolate.

Rooftop Tommies Under the Stars! - RoofTopTommies

Pulitzer Proud

Pulitzer Prize-winner Art Cullen ‘80 will read from his new book “Storm Lake: A Chronicle of Change, Resilience, and Hope from a Heartland Newspaper

Pulitzer Proud - Pulitzer Proud

Self Care is Changemaking at St. Thomas

College can be challenging and finding ways to relax is sometimes hard for college students. Join us for a wellness experience that allows you to connect with your inner self and help your students to learn about self-care.



Self-care is Changemaking at St. Thomas - Self Care is Changemaking at St. Thomas

Flu Shot Clinic

It takes only minutes to protect yourself and those around you from getting the flu. When adequate numbers of our community becomes immunized against influenza we function like a firewall protecting even those who are not immunized against influenza.

Sponsored by Health Services


Flu Shot Clinic - Flu Shot Clinic


Time to get energized with Purple on the Plaza, located on John P. Monahan Plaza outside the student center. Come experience a great showcase of St. Thomas student clubs and organizations, campus initiatives and community pride.

Purple on the Plaza - Purple On The Plaza

Tommies Together Volunteer Event

St. Thomas' commitment to the common good inspires many students, faculty, staff and alumni to volunteer in their local communities. In fact, each year St. Thomas students volunteer nearly 80,000 hours! The Center for the Common Good would like to provide your whole family the opportunity to do a service project putting together care kits for local Twin City shelters.

Tommie Together Volunteer Event - PeopleServingPeople