Student Services

The Student Services webpage provides you with a list of resources you may need during your time at St. Thomas. On this page, you will find links to services throughout the University from ID cards to summer housing and mail services to parking. 

‌Summer Housing

On-campus housing is available for students who complete a housing request form in advance.  All housing costs are based on one per person/per night price. Housing will be based on availability on the date your request is received. 2020 Housing Request form

Check In/Check Out

Once you arrive on the UST campus, you will pick up your keys at the Koch Commons front desk.  The Koch Commons desk is open daily (including weekends) from 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Please plan your travel arrangements accordingly. If you need to make arrangements for times outside of these, you can do so by contacting the Graduate Music department at THREE weeks prior to your arrival.

When you are departing from the UST campus, you must drop your keys off at the Koch Commons Desk. You must do this by 10 p.m. on the night of your check out or you will be charged for each additional night that you have the keys in your possession. 

Here is the link to a campus map


The 2020 Graduate Programs in Music Education summer student rate for a shared apartment is $54 per person per night.  This rate includes linens.

Maintenance Issues

For any maintenance or custodial problems with the room or building in which you are staying, please put in a request for service by calling the Office of Residence Life at extension (651) 962-6475 from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. If there is an emergency requiring immediate assistance, e.g. flood, loss of electrical power, fire, theft, assault or attempted assault, personal crisis or injury, contact the Public Safety Office at (651) 962-5100.

Cleaning and Housekeeping

Each resident is expected to complement the efforts of university personnel by maintaining cleanliness in both public and private areas of the residence halls and throughout campus.  Lounges, common restrooms, and laundry rooms are cleaned by the housekeeping staff. Resident cooperation in keeping these areas as neat as possible is expected and appreciated. Vacuums are available to check out at the front desks of the residence halls. Linen is provided every week for all guests who stay five nights or longer.

The Tommie Card is the official multi-purpose identification card of the University of St. Thomas.  All registered students, faculty, and staff are eligible to obtain a Tommie Card, which is utilized throughout campus (and beyond!). For more information visit the Card Office website.

Computers are available for your use in all campus libraries, the McNeely lab (second floor McNeely Hall) and Koch Commons.  For help and support you can contact Information Technology Services (ITS), or call the Tech Desk at (651) 962-6230; on campus.

St. Thomas has a full service post office. It is located in the lower level of Murray-Herrick Campus Center on north campus. Mail services include receiving, processing, and delivery of USPS, Federal Express, UPS, and internal mail.

In general, parking permits are not required during summer term, provided you are not parking overnight. Students staying on campus in the residence halls/apartments must park in the resident lots only.Seminary guests may park in Lot P but will need to obtain a parking permit from the front desk at the Seminary.

You can find more information at Campus Parking Information. If you are staying on campus for an extended period of time, it is highly recommended you register your car with Public Safety and Parking Services. For assistance or general questions call (651) 962-5100.

Public Safety offices on both the Minneapolis and St. Paul campuses.  Please feel free to contact Public Safety if you require any assistance while on campus.


  • Minneapolis: 252 School of Law, Skyway Level, Monday-Friday, 8 am – 4 pm.
  • St. Paul: First floor of Morrison Hall next to Lot B.  Use the north entrance door, open 24/7

Phone Numbers:

  • Emergencies:                651-962-5555
  • Non-Emergency:             651-962-5100
Emergency Notification System

Participation in the UST Emergency Notification System requires students, staff and faculty to register their cell phone numbers. This system will only be used by the university's Department of Public Safety and only in the most extreme cases involving the safety of the university community.

You are encouraged to register your cell phone in the event of a campus emergency. We advise you to become familiar with University policies and procedures particularly as they relate to your safety while on campus.

The Service Center provides copying, printing, high-speed scanning, layout/design, bindery, mailing, and courier services to the University of St. Thomas.