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October 2021

Flu Shot Clinics

The Center for Well-Being is hosting flu shot clinics for students, faculty, and staff. A convenient option for your busy student.

a sign that reads "I got my flu shot". - Flu Shot Clinics

2022-23 FAFSA Available

Read about what is needed to complete the 2022-23 FAFSA.

hands typing on a laptop. - 2022-23 FAFSA Available

COVID-19 Updates

We encourage you to continue to check the University’s COVID-19 web page for updates related to vaccine exemptions and mask requirements. 
the John Ireland statue wearing a face covering. - COVID-19 Updates

Academic Counseling Updates

Mid-term tips, registration for Spring Term, and declaring a major are areas where the Academic Counseling team can support your student.

trees with autumn leaves on campus. - Academic Counseling

Resilience and Wellness Coaching

Health Promotion, Resilience, and Violence Prevention in the Center for Well-Being is now offering Wellness Coaching. 

flowers peeking through the snow. - Resilience and Wellness Coaching

You’re in the City: Ride the Bus!

Living in an urban environment and using the bus or train are new experiences for many of our students. “Experiential” Metro Transit trips are here to help!

Metro Transit bus and bus stop. - OCSL

Residence Life Updates

Read more about First-Year Experience courses, helping your student navigate roommate issues, and the 2022-2023 housing options available for current students.

students gathering in a residence hall playing a game. - Residence Life Updates

Tommie Catholic

Tommie Catholic is a lively community of students who authentically embrace their Catholic faith. Weekly events are planned by students, for students. Encourage your student to check us out Tuesday evenings from 8-9 p.m. in the Iversen Center for Faith. 

logo for Tommie Catholic. - Tommie Catholic

Campus Store Fall News

Check out offerings from the Campus Stores, from textbooks and supplies as well as online ordering of care packages and visits with therapy pets.

therapy dog with a bandana. - Campus Store Fall News

National Coming Out Day and Week

Learn how St. Thomas celebrated National Coming Out Day and Week in support of our LGBTQ+ students.

a Pride flag. - National Coming Out Day and Week

Scholarships for Your Student's Business Idea

Your student could win up to $15,000 in scholarships! Encourage your budding entrepreneur to compete in the 2021 Fowler Business Concept Challenge which is open to all students.

scholarship recipients with donor and University President Julie Sullivan. - Fowler Business Challenge

Career News

Read about upcoming Career Workshops and the Government/Nonprofit Career Fair.

logo for the Career Development Center. - Career News