February Parent & Family Newsletter
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COVID-19 Campus Guidelines Update
Sunday, Feb. 14, marked the end of our two-week “quiet period” to start the semester, and we accordingly began to loosen some restrictions. Stay up to date on the latest communications on COVID-19.
While we are anxiously awaiting our turn for the COVID vaccine we must not let our guard down on COVID prevention. Share these reminders with your student to help mitigate the spread of the virus in our community.
We have good reminders for your student(s) as they dive into spring semester. Encourage them to use the resources available to them.
The Center for Student Achievement (CSA) website on One St. Thomas has a wealth of information for your student. Encourage your student to check out the new Chat feature to get their questions answered quickly!
Housing applications are due on March 7 by 11:59pm. Only students who complete the free application will be able to participate in the housing self-selection process. Additional benefits for returning students are included in this month's update.
Has your student deferred important primary care appointments? It’s time to make an appointment at the Center for Well-Being. We offer telehealth and in-person primary care appointments.
The Student-Tenant Education Program (STEP) helps students learn to live in the urban, family-oriented neighborhoods around campus. Parents welcome, too!
This spring there will be a variety of both virtual and in-person events as permitted. Please continue to encourage your student to explore Tommie Link to explore activities and clubs.
Learn about new study abroad and global online program offerings for your Tommie.
The Career Development Center has many ways for students to connect with employers to learn about internship & career opportunities. Many recruiting events are happening this spring.
Katrina Riba, Student Co-Director of the Tutor-Mentor Program, profiles longtime Tutor-Mentor Amy Lippman. Read further to learn more about the program and how your student might get involved!
Many services offer free preparation and tax advice for those filing returns for 2020. Sites are available across Minnesota and the country now.