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December 2021

Academic Counseling Can Help!

Final exams are right around the corner! Tell your student not to fret over finals…Academic Counseling can help. Learn about updates to share with your student(s).  

a student studying. - Academic Counseling

Considerations For a Healthy & Happy Holiday

When coming together with friends and family this holiday season, remember COVID-19 safety is all about layers (just like the winter)– the more layers you can do the better. 

a sign that reads Vaccinated, Boosted, Tested, Protected. - Considerations For a Healthy & Happy Holiday

Dining Services Updates for Finals Week, Winter Break, & J-term

Share Dining Services updates on hours, meal plans, and more for finals week, winter break, and J-term with your student.

rice noodles and veggies. - Dining Services Updates for Finals Week, Winter Break, & J-term

Parking & Transportation Updates for Winter Break, J-Term, & Spring Semester

Learn about parking and bus passes. Help your student be prepared.

the Minneapolis campus parking ramp. - Parking & Transportation Updates for Winter Break, J-Term, & Spring Semester

COVID-19 Emergency Relief for Federal Student Loans Ends

Federal loan repayment begins soon. Learn more about changes that may affect your student's federal loans.

currency. - COVID-19 Emergency Relief for Federal Student Loans Ends

Residence Life Updates

Remind your student of the residence hall expectations for preparing for Winter Break and J-term. The housing re-application and selection process for 2022-23 is underway. 

Students engaging in conversation in a residence hall lounge. - Residence Life Updates

Off-Campus Students: Ensure a Safe Winter Break

Student houses and duplexes in the neighborhood can be targets for thieves over university breaks. Help your student ensure that their off-campus home stays safe.

a sign that reads Stay Safe. - Off-Campus Students: Ensure a Safe Winter Break

Study Abroad with Abroad at Home

Join our second annual Abroad at Home this January. Intercultural learning experiences are a great way to begin exploring study abroad opportunities with your Tommie.

students on a study abroad excursion to a waterfall in Costa Rica. - Study Abroad with Your Tommie with Abroad at Home

Career News

Read about upcoming career fairs and tips about how students can use holiday break time to search for summer internships and continue their career discernment process.

Career Development logo. - Career News

Donate to the Summit League Food Fight!

Tommies have the chance to support their community and compete with other schools in the Summit League to see who can give the most to their local food shelf.  

volunteers restocking shelves in a food pantry. - Donate to the Summit League Food Fight!