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StThomasPARENT Newsletter


The University of St. Thomas welcomes family and friends to join graduating seniors for a weekend of festivities including the March Through the Arches, the Commencement Mass and the President’s Reception. Details on all commencement-related celebrations are found in this article. 

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Preparing for Move-Out

As you are planning for picking up your student from campus, move out should occur within 24 hours of their last final or by 8 p.m. on Friday, May 24. Please remind your students that Residence Life and Facilities Management value sustainability and encouraging sustainable living practices by providing donation areas for collecting various items. If your student is staying on campus for the summer, please have them refer to the instructions in their email regarding moving to summer housing. 

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Communication to Parents During A Campus Emergency

Learn how to stay up-to-date in the event of a campus emergency. 

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Campus Store May News

Graduation cap, gown, and tassels can be picked up at the Campus Store through Friday, May 24, during store hours.  Please note, you should not iron or apply direct heat to the gowns.  

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Financial Aid: Still Time to Submit the 2019-20 FAFSA

There is still time to complete the 2019-20 FAFSA. Please remember to use 2017 tax information when completing it.

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Join the Friendship Family Program for Fall 2019!

Learn about the Office of International Students & Scholars Friendship Family program with an invitation to apply as a host family. 

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Career Corner

Encourage your student to use the summer to move their career planning forward and be prepared for the fall semester.  Read a couple of hot tips in this Career Corner.

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Tips for Living Off Campus

If your student will be moving off campus June 1, allow the offices of Off-Campus Student Life (OCSL) and Neighborhood Relations to be the resources that they (and you) may need.

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