Students walking past Anderson Student Center

Departments and Offices

Anderson Student Center

The Anderson Student Center (ASC) is a premier, LEED Gold, community gathering space for students, faculty, staff, and alumni. The award-winning 225,000 square foot space offers an exceptional co-curricular environment that includes meeting rooms, food venues, recreational and reception areas, a student leadership center, and the fabulous Woulfe Alumni Hall.

Campus Life

Through collaboration and the development of inclusive and meaningful engagement opportunities, the Department of Campus Life is committed to enhancing the student experience beyond the classroom. We encourage students to be creative thinkers that engage in our world. We support student learning through events and workshops in the create[space].

Career Development Center

The Career Development Center helps students and alumni launch and explore careers in a way that makes sense for them. Career exploration is supported by connections with employers and alumni, integration of career conversations and curriculum across the university, and opportunities for continuous learning and upskilling.

Center for Student Achievement

The Center for Student Achievement intentionally integrates resources to empower students as they navigate academic and professional goals. The center is a collaboration of Academic Affairs and Student Affairs at the University of St. Thomas.

Center for Well-Being

The Center for Well-Being provides compassionate care, expertise, education, and resources to help members of our community thrive in and out of the classroom. The Center provides a full array of health, mental health, and well-being services in an integrated model.

Club Sports

Club Sports are student-led organizations that compete against other colleges and universities across the country in their respective sport. With over 15 club sports, there is something for everyone. Don't see what you like, contact the department about starting a new club sport!

Counseling and Psychological Services

Supporting the University of St. Thomas mission, Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) promotes the mental health, interpersonal relationships, and academic performance of St. Thomas students. We contribute to a healthy campus learning environment by providing psychological services to all who work, train and study at the university.

Dean of Students

The Dean of Students Office cultivates the retention, growth and success of students. The staff educates and empowers students regarding their rights and responsibilities as members of the St. Thomas and surrounding community.

First-Year Experience

The First-Year Experience is designed to give students a foundational experience that will help them succeed at St. Thomas and give them a sense of belonging and community during their first year. The First-Year Experience consists of a course called Foundations for College Success and a learning community. To fulfill the learning community requirement, students must participate in either a Living Learning Community (LLC) or a Theme-Based Learning community (TBLC).

Health Promotion, Resilience and Violence Prevention

Health Promotion is dedicated to assisting students in developing healthy lifestyle choices and promoting behaviors that result in enhanced wellbeing. Health Promotion embraces the concept of wellness in developing the whole person by offering programs, resources, and educational material on health promotion and illness prevention.

Health Services

St. Thomas Health Services is the second largest comprehensive post-secondary health care center in the state. The purpose of Health Services is to provide high quality, cost effective, convenient, safe medical care and health education to ensure a healthy community.

Paul and Sarah Karon Veterans Resource Center

The Karon Veterans Resource Center provides student veterans with a central location to field their questions and support their success at St. Thomas. They offer veterans the resources they need to succeed academically and the career support they need to thrive after their time at St. Thomas.

Off-Campus Student Life

Off-Campus Student Life is dedicated to students by providing hospitality, information, programs, resources, and services to all students with an emphasis on commuters.

Orientation and Registration

Orientation and Registration welcomes new undergraduate students and their families to the St. Thomas community and provides them with information and support to ease their transition to college.

Parent and Family Resources

The University of St. Thomas values the opportunity to work with students and their families throughout their entire university experience. The campus goal is to create a partnership that enhances our students' success.

Residence Life

Housing over 2,500 students, the Department of Residence Life creates vibrant communities in our residence halls, apartments, and houses on the St. Paul campus. Ninety percent of our first-year students chose to live on campus.

Student Diversity and Inclusion Services

Student Diversity and Inclusion Services (SDIS) enhances the climate for diversity on campus through programs and initiatives aimed at undergraduate students. The work of SDIS is based on four pillars: education, leadership, advocacy, and community. The primary objective is to ensure the retention, graduation, and satisfaction rates of students of color are equitable to their peers.