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November 2020

Don't Bring COVID Home for Thanksgiving

Remind your student to get tested before returning home for Thanksgiving. A two-day COVID saliva testing event will be held on campus November 18 & 19.

Center for Well-Being propting COVID-19 tests. - CWB

Planning for Thanksgiving Break: Meal Service

Learn more about the hours for on-campus dining over the Thanksgiving break, and options for those who are staying on campus for the holiday.

person serving noodles. - Dining Services

Academic Counseling: Important Dates

November has arrived and with it comes Mid-term grades, Spring/J-term Registration and Thanksgiving Break.  It’s a busy time for all Tommies!

student in a library. - Academic Counseling

Residence Life Updates

On-campus housing applications for the 2021-22 school year open the week after Thanksgiving. Make sure to connect with your student soon and discuss housing plans and options for next year. 

student posing in front of the Residence Life office. - Residence Life Updates

Renter 101

Living in a residence hall has many benefits. If your student is considering living off campus next year encourage them to attend Renter 101 where they can learn about leases, landlords, and see if renting is right for them.

renter 101 logo. - Renter 101

Looking Ahead to Summer Research

Late fall is the ideal time for St. Thomas students to take their first steps towards collaborative research with faculty. Urge your student to explore resources and make connections today.

UROP logo. - UROP

Global Online Program & Study Abroad Information Sessions

Encourage your student to look into Global Online programs or attend an information session to learn more about the Rome Empower Program and other study abroad opportunities.

students in an international setting. - Study Abroad

Career Corner

Read about a new resource to help students with their resumes, and about tips to move students forward with their internship/job search.

Career Center logo. - CAREER CORNER

Homecoming Sweatshirts Available

A limited number of Homecoming sweatshirts are now available for parents and family members to purchase through University Tickets.  Order yours today!

a homecoming sweatshirt. - Homecoming Sweatshirts