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Student Life

Study it, join it, live it … just experience it!

Learning and living happen together for Tommies. We offer an incredibly diverse variety of classroom experiences and extracurricular activities, as well proximity to one of the most progressive metropolitan areas in the U.S. You’ll have the opportunity to build relationships with faculty, staff and mentors. You’ll make connections and experience St. Thomas through student clubs, research labs, intramural and club sports, residence hall events, and on-campus jobs. When you’re ready to explore further, see the Twin Cities. There you’ll enjoy a legendary fine arts community, fantastic choices in cuisine, a vibrant nightlife and music scene, great shopping, the beautiful outdoors, and much more.

Student government members march in the homecoming parade.

Get Involved

Learning is at the heart of your college education, but there is a lot more to life at St. Thomas. One hundred forty student clubs are waiting for you join them. There’s a walkable neighborhood lined with cafes, shops and thousands of people waiting to meet you.
University of St. Thomas Arches in spring.

Living on Campus

When you’re starting out, campus living is the best way to become part of the St. Thomas community. It’s easy to get to know people when they live right down the hall. And you can always find a partner for concerts, games, activities and meals.
A University of St. Thomas student works out in the weight room.

Campus Highlights

Check out our food venues, the entertainment, shops, state-of-the-art sports facilities or indulge your creative side in our innovative Create Space center. There’s a lot within easy reach.
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Student Resources

Dedicated resources enhance your education by providing places for you to connect, advocate or get support in ways that make a difference to you – and where you can make a difference.
Students Services and Centers
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Campus Ministry

St. Thomas was founded in the Catholic intellectual tradition and welcomes students of all faiths. We encourage students to explore and grow in their faith and honor their diverse religious traditions.
Campus Ministry
Student washes carrots at the Stewardship Garden on South Campus in St. Paul.

Commitment to Sustainability

At St. Thomas, caring for the planet is in our DNA. Our sustainability programs run through our residence halls, dining halls, service center, bookstore and classroom curricula.
Sustainability at St. Thomas
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Career Services

As you move forward on your career pathway, we are here to help. We provide individualized career development services and resources to help you with internships, mentoring, job leads, resumes and interviews.
Career Services