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December 2020 

Don't Bring COVID Home

Don't Bring Covid Home for the Holidays. Encourage your student to get a Covid-19 test before they head home for break.

the Center for Well-Being COVID-19 promotion. - Center for Well Being

Academic Counseling Support for Final Exams

Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going. Encourage your Tommie to reach out to Academic Counseling to find support opportunities as we count down the days until final exams.

five pencils. - Academic Counseling

Residence Life Updates

Housing applications for 2021-2022 are now open for current students. As we end the Fall semester, students have been provided detailed information about housing during winter break and J-term and how to prepare their residence hall room if they are moving home over break

students interacting with proper social distancing and face coverings. - Residence Life Updates

Textbook Rental Return and Buybacks

Campus Stores provides information about how students should return their rental textbooks and/or participate in book buyback.  December 21 is the deadline for your student to return fall term rental textbooks.
a stack of textbooks. - Textbook Rental Return and Buybacks

J-Term Food Service

Learn the benefits of a J-Term meal plan and the options offered for J-term 2021. All students are eligible to purchase a food plan, whether or not they live on campus.

strawberries on a platter. - Dining Services

Study Abroad Opportunities Available in J-Term and Summer 2021

The Office of Study Abroad will be offering virtual intercultural learning experiences throughout January! Parents, family, and loved ones are invited to join in on the fun. Applications for the Summer 2021 Theology 100 in Rome are open.

students walking in Rome. - Study Abroad

SDIS Announces the J-Term Book Club

The Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion Services (SDIS) announces the January 2021 Book Club.  As we examine issues of race, access to medical care, and systemic inequities, we will be reading Dr. Damon Tweedy’s book on his experiences related to racial justice and the field of medicine.

book cover of J-term book club book. - SDIS Announces J-Term Book Club

Nationally Ranked Entrepreneurship Program

St. Thomas is the only Minnesota school to make this year's Princeton Review list of top undergraduate entrepreneurship programs. The Schulze School of Entrepreneurship is placed among the nation's top three Catholic universities and colleges for students studying entrepreneurship!

business students posing on campus. - Nationally Ranked Entrepreneurship Program

Neighborhood Home Safety Over Break

Help neighborhood students protect their property with these easy tips. (Hint: Most involve communication with neighbors!)

aerial view of campus. - Neighborhood Relations

Career Services News

Learn about pre-registration for the February Minnesota Private Colleges' Virtual Job & Internship Fair and how your student can make productive use of the upcoming holiday break and J-term.

Career Services logo. - CAREER CORNER

Annual Tree Lighting

The tree lighting celebration, a beloved annual tradition which kicks off the beginning of holidays at St. Thomas, turned virtual this year. Watch the virtual Tree Lighting Ceremony and view more pictures in the Newsroom.

a lighted tree. - Annual Tree Lightning

Virtual Urgent Care Counseling

Virtual Urgent Care counseling from Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at the Center for Well-Being is now available for students.  Encourage your student to learn more about all services offered through CAPS.

urgent care counseling logo. - Virtual Urgent Care Counseling