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Academic Counseling December Update

Please take a moment to read the following important dates and deadlines from the Academic Counseling department. 

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Is your student registered for J-term?

With J-term courses beginning soon, it is a good idea to check with your student to see if they are registered. J-term is optional but does come with an additional charge. The Financial Aid Office can help advise on funding options.

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Campus Store December Happenings

Finals are upon us and soon students will be returning rented textbooks and selling books back to the bookstore. It is a busy time and the Campus Store is here to help.

 

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CAREER CENTER

Information about two major career events coming in January and February, plus hot tips about using January Term wisely to move the internship/job search forward!

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Center for Student Achievement - Supporting First-Year Students

Nearly half of our first-year students completed the Tommie Check-In survey in late October. The Center for Student Achievement has developed programming based on student responses.

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Health Services Holiday Closures

Health Services will be closed from December 22 through January 1, the office will be open for service on January 2, 2019.

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Save the Date!

We want to make sure that juniors and seniors are aware that commencement will fall on Memorial Day weekend in 2019 and 2020.

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Has your Student Completed their Math Requirement?

Parents should check in with their student about whether they have completed their math requirement. Tutoring services are available for those who are having trouble placing into the math class they need. 

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Thanksgiving Program Success

This year the Office of International Students & Scholars (OISS) continued its Thanksgiving program, matching international students with local families for the holiday. The Thanksgiving program provides a unique opportunity for local families to welcome a student into their home and to participate in an intercultural exchange opportunity.

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Free U.S. Passports for St. Thomas Students

First time passport holders can apply for a free U.S. passport through the CIEE Passport Caravan. Deadline to apply is February 18, 2019.

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Travel Preparation and Travel Clinic Information

Important information for parents of students with plans to travel outside the United States during the January Term or Spring Semester.

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Student Affairs Events