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September 2020

Urgent Care Counseling Services

Virtual Urgent Care Counseling from Counseling and Psychological Services.

person in a virtual session - Urgent Care Counseling Services

COVID-19 Information Line

COVID-19 Information Line - a phone line for clear and concise COVID-19 information. 

COVID-19 Information Line 651-962-6133. - COVID-19 Information Line

Important Financial Aid Dates

The financial aid office will review students financial aid awards based on their enrollment on the 10th day of classes. Some financial aid funds have differing credit level requirements.

important dates - Financial Aid- 10th day of class

Campus Life and Activities

Campus Life offers a significant number of opportunities for your student to engage on campus, meet and connect with other students, and explore new interests and involvement opportunities. Learn more about Tommie Link, STAR, and the upcoming Student Club and Organization Activity Fair.

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Residence Life Updates

Residents in our Living Learning Communities started the academic year with a virtual welcome. More events have been planned to allow students to continue to connect throughout the semester. 
RA's in front of campus building - Residence Life Updates

Sign Up for COVID Yard Signs

We all need reminders to Cover-Distance-Wash. That’s why St. Thomas is providing yard signs to students who live off campus so they can remind others – and remember themselves – that personal habits make a difference these days in public safety.

John Ireland statue wearing a face covering. - Off-Campus Student Life

Campus Stores Reminders

Read about the fall book return deadlines and how you can send a care package to your student.

Halloween Care Package - Campus Stores Reminders

Campus Ministry Updates

Prayer and worship, retreat, and opportunities to work for the Common Good through service and social justice offered through Campus Ministry.

St. Thomas Aquinas chapel. - Campus Ministry Updates

Office of Study Abroad Upcoming Events & Deadlines

The Office of Study Abroad will be hosting a Virtual Study Abroad Fair and information sessions for the Fall 2021 Rome Empower Program. Deadlines for Spring 2021 study abroad programs and scholarships are approaching.

students in a foreign country. - Office of Study Abroad

Career Corner

The Career Development Center maintains services and programs while adapting delivery methods with events beginning in September. Employers are already planning for Summer 2021 – read details to share with your student to connect with employers.

Career Development Center logo. - Career Corner

A Vision for the Future

Read the recent Star Tribune article that highlights why St. Thomas’ move to Division-I is about more than athletics – it’s part of a years-long transformation for the entire university.

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Scholarships for your student's business idea

The St. Thomas Fowler Business Concept Challenge awards more than $60,000 in scholarships each year. All your student needs to do is come up with a business or service idea that solves a problem, and submit a five-page paper about it. Your student could be well on their way to one of many scholarships!

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iLED Program and Open Applications for Fall 2020

Student Diversity and Inclusion Services (SDIS) offers the iLED program to train students to build on their cultural competence and intercultural development. Applications are open until September 28, 2020.

logo of ILED program. - iLED Program and Open Applications for Fall 2020