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With the new COVID variants, health experts are asking college students to reconsider travel plans. Here are some dos and don’ts for Spring Break to share and discuss with your student(s).
Is your student feeling overwhelmed? EmpowerU is an online course to help find balance, cope with daily challenges, and regain motivation and resilience. Learn more about this program and available support.
We will soon reach the one-year milestone of virtual and (safe) in-person learning. Thank you to all parents and family for your added support this past year. Read updates about midterm exams, summer & fall registration, and tutoring to share with your student(s).
Dining Hours Over Spring Break
Encourage your student to plan ahead for meals during spring and Easter break. Dining Services will have modified hours beginning Friday, March 26 through Monday, April 5. Your student can get more information on the dining services page on the one.stthomas.edu website.
With midterms fast approaching, read about 5 great study tips to share with your student(s).
Information and resources are available to help student loan borrowers and families navigate the options available during the COVID-19 national emergency.
2021 Graduation and Commencement
Details regarding commencement 2021 ceremonies are not yet available. As soon as we have the guidance and data to determine how to safely celebrate our graduates, ceremony details will be posted on the Commencement 2021 website.
Learn more about the on-campus housing self-selection process, preparing residence hall rooms for spring break, and summer housing options.
The Student-Tenant Education Program (STEP) helps students learn hard and soft skills for living in the neighborhoods around campus. This class is designed to provide students with fundamental resources and knowledge about living off campus.
Learn about London Business Semester information sessions and important J-Term 2022 study abroad dates to share with your student(s).
Morgan Ronsen, Ashoka U Changemaking Fellow and co-founder of Tommie’s Closet, shares how students are leading the way on campus with their innovative sustainability efforts and how your student can get involved.
Highlights of upcoming career workshops, career fairs and alumni panel events are shared to help your student(s) learn, discern, and move ahead in their career planning.
St. Thomas is a First-Gen Forward Institute
The University of St. Thomas has been recognized as an institution of higher education that demonstrates a commitment to improving experiences and advancing outcomes of first-generation college students. If your student is a First-Generation college student, encourage them to explore programming available to them.