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Conference & Event Services

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Exceptional events are the specialty of the Conferences & Event Services team at the University of St. Thomas. Being a college campus allows a lot of versatility when it comes to events, and we have a long history of hosting group events such as conferences, retreats, banquets, seminars and camps. Our varied and full-service venues - located on campuses in St. Paul and Minneapolis — will meet your event's needs and make it a memorable experience. Our venues offer convenient amenities, top-notch catering, and attentive staff to provide everything you need. Events at St. Thomas are customizable and flexible to accommodate events of all kinds, and our friendly and experienced Conference & Event Services staff will guide you every step of the way.

We are open and booking events for 2022 and beyond! Rest assured, safety is a top priority as we plan all events on our campuses. Our staff is trained and prepared for any complication related to the COVID-19 pandemic. We can’t wait to help your event become a reality!

Start Planning Your St. Thomas Event Today

Contact an event coordinator today to start planning the perfect event

Event Highlights

Shaquille O'Neal high fiving St. Thomas fans Special Olympics Participants at a Race Minnesota Antiquarian Book Fair in the Recreation Center at UST Camp Masala members photo

NABC Celebrity Crunch Classic

St Thomas played host to a celebrity basketball game featuring Shaquille O’Neal and Charles Barkley as coaches during the last NCAA Men’s Final Four.

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MN Special Olympics Summer Games

The MN Special Olympics hosts their summer games at our state-of-the-art athletic facilties.

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Minnesota Antiquarian Book Fair

At the Minnesota Antiquarian Book Fair, you’ll find a variety of books printed during several different eras of history from over 40 international vendors.

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Camp Masala

For almost 20 years, Camp Masala has celebrated South Asian heritage with workshops, entertainment and food during their annual camp at the University of St. Thomas.

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Where Classic Meets Modern

St. Paul 

Host your event at the idyllic St. Paul campus, and experience first-hand how we effortlessly blend technology and tradition.
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Where Location Meets Innovation

Minneapolis 

Experience all the great things downtown Minneapolis has to offer while taking advantage of our flexible event spaces.
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Exceptional Service

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  • Print Shop

    Conveniently print out any materials your group may need at our campus print shop. We can even deliver your papers right to the location of your event for no extra cost.

    Public Safety

    Utilize St. Thomas’ Public Safety officers to help your day run smoothly and safely.

    Parking

    With multiple parking lots all over campus, your guests will always find a space to park.

    Print Shop

    Print Shop

    Conveniently print out any materials your group may need at our campus print shop. We can even deliver your papers right to the location of your event for no extra cost.

    Public Safety

    Public Safety

    Utilize St. Thomas’ Public Safety officers to help your day run smoothly and safely.

    Parking

    Parking

    With multiple parking lots all over campus, your guests will always find a space to park.
    A platter of delicious appetizers

    Catered Convenience

    Whether it is a meal on the go, casual meeting or a fine dining plated experience, our Catering department will take care of everything to fulfill your needs. 

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    Creating a space for everyone

    Flexible Event Spaces

    With multiple event locations to choose from, you’ll be able to book the perfect place for you and your guests.

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    The space for your big day

    Weddings

    In addition to two chapels for wedding ceremonies, a variety of reception venues are available. We have venues for small or large weddings, and recently opened a new reception space with bride and groom suites that are connected to our St. Paul Campus chapel.