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April 2021

COVID Vaccine Event- On Campus

The University of St. Thomas' Center for Well-Being is hosting a COVID vaccine event for students, faculty, and staff on April 23, 24, & 26 (dose 1) and May 14, 15, & 17 (dose 2).  

sign that reads COVID Vaccine on Campus with a image of a medical syringe. - COVID Vaccine Event

Academic Counseling Updates

We can see the light at the end of the tunnel, but now is not the time to slack off. Encourage your student(s) to buckle down and finish strong this semester.


a student studying. - Academic Counseling

Commencement 2021

Cue the Pomp and Circumstance! We are excited for the return of in-person commencement ceremonies! While our celebrations are modified this year due to the ongoing pandemic, our goal is to provide commencement ceremonies that will safely celebrate and honor this special milestone for our graduates.

Tommie the mascot wearing graduation cap and gown. - Commencement 2021

The BIG Event

Students, staff, faculty, and alumni are all invited to participate in this city-wide day of volunteering.

logo of The BIG Event. - CCG

Financial Aid Deadlines Approaching

The Spring 2021 Financial Aid processing deadline is May 7. The Summer Financial Aid Application is now open for students interested in financial aid opportunities for summer session.

fingers pointing to a laptop screen. - Financial Aid

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Everyday hundreds of Americans are affected by sexual violence. Share public awareness events with your student.

logo of Sexual Assault Awareness Mont with teal ribbon. - CWB- Sexual Assault Awareness

Residence Life Updates

As students prepare to move out in May, here are some helpful tips to share with them. Space is available for students looking for summer or 2021-22 housing.

students involved in an activity on campus. - Residence Life Updates

Graduation Regalia & Textbook Returns

Grad Fest will get your graduate ready for Commencement. Remind your student(s) of the textbook buyback dates.

Grad Fest logo. - Campus Stores
Upcoming Events

Registration is Open for Summer Session

Anyone can take Summer Session undergraduate classes at St. Thomas for 50% off the regular cost of tuition. Summer can be a great time to catch up or get ahead. Explore course offerings in more than 35 different subject areas with many courses available online. Register today!

Anderson Student Center quad area filled with students. - Registration is Open for Summer Session

What Does ‘Multimodal’ Really Mean?

Bike-Walk-Roll Day on April 22 will teach Tommies how to navigate the city without a car: good for them, great for the environment.

a city road bike lane. - Off-Campus Student Life

Career Development Center News

The Career Development Center is undergoing big updates over the summer. Read about suggested summer activities and resources for your student and preview Fall 2021 offerings.

the Career Development Center logo. - Career Development

J-Term 2022 Study Abroad Program Updates

Learn more about J-Term 2022 study abroad opportunities available to your student and program deadlines.

an old European building. - Study Abroad

Selim Center for Lifelong Learning

Learn more about program offerings designed for adults through the Selim Center for Lifelong Learning. Programming encourages learners to grow in mind, body, and spirit.




the quad space on the University of St. Thomas campus. - Selim Center for Lifelong Learning