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May 2020

Celebrate 2020 Graduates

Special plans to celebrate our graduates have been created since we aren’t able to gather this May for our traditional commencement ceremonies. Read more about Senior Days 2020 and the celebration video.

students in cap and gowns. - Commencement

Academic Counseling Updates, Deadlines, and Strategies

May brings an end to spring semester.  We have updates, deadlines and strategies to help your student succeed!

Final Exam Week Information sign. - Academic Counseling

After Hours Urgent/Crisis Counseling Services Begins May 4

If your St. Thomas student needs urgent counseling services after hours or if you are concerned about your student and would like to consult with a counselor, Counseling and Psychological Services can provide brief confidential phone counseling outside of business hours (evenings, weekends, and/or university holidays).

After Hours Urgent Counseling Service 651-962-6750, Option 4 or 855-526-7678. - After Hours Urgent/Crisis Counseling Services Begins May 4th

Career Corner

The Career Development Center provides links for you to share leads about internships or jobs, and to their blog site. Encourage your student to save the date of Septmeber 25 for the Fall 2020 Corporate Recruiting Fair.

career corner - Career Corner

Doing Good with CCG: Digital Community Building

We’ve asked you to be the helper during these times.  Read about what the Center for the Common Good (CCG) has been doing to help students connect with their communities in new and unique ways.

student distributing bags of food. - Doing Good with CCG: Digital Community Building

J-Term 2021 Study Abroad & Online Resources

The Office of Study Abroad is accepting applications for J-Term 2021 programs. Please encourage your student to continue to use our online resources and reach out to our office with any questions.

student wrapped in a St. Thomas flag - J-Term 2021 Study Abroad & Online Resources

Welcome to the Neighborhood!

Living in the neighborhoods that surround our St. Paul campus asks Tommies to use skills of collaboration, community-building, and communication. Off-Campus Student Life is here with information and resources for your off-campus Tommie.

aerial view of the University of St. Thomas St. Paul Campus. - Neighborhood Relations

Don’t miss the Student Opportunity Center

Now is a great time for your student to register for the Student Opportunity Center (SOC). Free with a stthomas.edu email, the SOC helps students find and track advanced undergraduate learning experiences like research, conferences, and more.

Student Opportunity Center logo - Research Opportunities

Residence Life Updates

If your student is looking for on-campus housing for the summer or fall, space is still available! Whether your student is currently living on campus or will be living on campus this summer or fall Residence Life staff is available as a resource for them

new first year residence hall. - Residence Life Updates

Join us for the SDIS Zoom Room!

The staff of the Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion Services (SDIS) is available every day during virtual Zoom Room office hours. We welcome students and parents to check in with us if they have questions, want more information on our programming, or just want to visit with us.

SDIS Zoom Room advertisement - Join us for the SDIS Zoom Room!

Summer Financial Aid Information and Application

The Summer Financial Aid Application is available to complete now. Encourage your student to make sure they are fully enrolled for all summer classes they wish to take by June 2. 

Apply Now for Financial Aid sign - Summer Financial Aid Information and Application

Textbook Rental Return Update

Rental texbooks can be returned by mail or deposited in the on campus dropbox. Encourage your student to explore these safe and no contact textbook return options. 

a stack of textbooks. - Textbook Rental Return Update