Parent & Family Newsletter
Sign up here to receive the monthly Parent & Family Newsletter in your inbox.
Parent & Family Handbook
The Parent and Family Handbook contains helpful information for families such as conversation starters with their student, support services offered by St. Thomas, and topics such as mental health, alcohol, relationships, and college culture. The handbook is available in Hmong, Somali, and Spanish.
The university is requiring all students, faculty and staff to have the Covid-19 vaccine before returning to campus this fall. The Center for Well-Being website has important information to help students and families prepare for the fall.
Enourage your student to reserve their textbooks and course materials online or stop by the Campus Bookstore to purchase what they need for their fall courses.
Dining Services shares what is new on the menu, important dates, meal plan details, students employment opportunities in dining services, and registered dietitian services.
Help your student prepare for fall semester by assisting them with plans for parking (vehicles and bikes) and public transportation for resident and commuter students.
As St. Thomas prioritizes sustainability and student health, families increasingly are discovering that mass transit and bicycles are cheaper, more effective options than a car.
Move-In 2021 is quickly approaching and we have been busy preparing the halls for the arrival of students. Students should refer to the move-in and check-in instructions that were emailed to their St. Thomas email address.
Student jobs are posted on the Human Resources website. Students can apply for any posted position, but should keep in mind their skills, interests, and availability. Encourage your student to view and apply for an on-campus job today.
As the 2021-2022 academic year begins we are back on campus with in-person programming. Heritage Month celebrations begin with Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month.
The Center for the Common Good (CCG) is sponsoring a Community Partner & Volunteer Fair. Encourage your student to get involved in our local communities.
Help create joyful memories for new St. Thomas international students. Learn more about how local families can join the Friendship Family Program to support these students.
Read about important changes in the Career Development Center.
Did your new Tommie earn college credit (PSEO, College in the Schools, or AP/IB) whilie in high school? Enourage your student to make sure those transcripts have been sent to St. Thomas.
Read about sending mail, packages, and flowers to your student.
Read a welcome for families of first-year students from Fr. Lawrence Blake, Chaplain and Director of Campus Ministry.
Want to stay up to date on the latest University news? The Newsroom offers stories about what is happening on campus.
Encourage your off-campus student to check out the amenities in the new Off-Campus Student Life lounge space and learn more about programing for students living off campus.
It’s never too early for your student to start planning for study abroad. Read on for more information about study abroad resources, J-Term programs, and scholarships available to first-year Tommies.
Do you enjoy learning? The Selim Center for Lifelong Learning engages adult learners in high-quality educational opportunities that promote growth in mind, body, and spirit.