Students talk with producers during a Twin Cities Public Television (TPT).

Campus Highlights

At St. Thomas you don't need to go far no matter what you're after … Grab an after-hours snack. Track down transportation. Get social. Find an outlet for your creativity. Commune with nature. It's all right here on campus.

A hamburger with cheese, tomatoes, bacon, lettuce and other ingredients from the build your own burger bar at The Binz cafeteria.

Dining Services

Many of our dining areas specialize in fresh, sustainable ingredients. Our pizzas are legendary, try our signature sandwiches, customize a stir-fry or chow down on our made-to-order burgers.
Students, faculty and staff sing carols during the annual Christmas tree and creche lighting.

Anderson Student Center

ASC is our main gathering spot. It has multiple eateries, a coffee shop, even a bowling alley. It’s also home to Tommie Central, your resource for everything from transportation, to meeting rooms, to camping equipment.

On-Campus Exercise and Recreation Facilities

Swimmers warm up.

Anderson Athletic and Recreation Complex

Whether you swim, lift, dribble or run, there's always something that makes your heart race at the Anderson Athletic and Recreation Complex.

Anderson Athletic and Recreation Complex
A basketball sits on the court.

McCarthy Gym

Serving our south campus, McCarthy Gym features courts for basketball, volleyball, pickleball and racquetball to name a few activities, plus cardio trainers and weights.

McCarthy Gym
Drawing of the atrium of the future Schoenecker Center

Schoenecker Center

This state-of-the-art complex will house 3 academic areas (arts, engineering and sciences) and include a newsroom, science and engineering labs, a 250-seat choral rehearsal and performance space, an instrumental rehearsal space and storage, a café and community spaces.

Student operates a 3d printer


Our unique create[space] is filled with tools that inspire and enable your creativity, with 3D printers, vinyl cutters, sewing machines, Legos and more. It's located in Anderson Student Center.
A book store student employee reads in the St. Thomas bookstore.

Campus Stores

The campus Bookstore carries more than books. You’ll find clothes, cards, snacks and electronic accessories. Check out the Tommie Shop in Anderson Student Center, too. It’s fully stocked with Tommie gear.

Art and Places of Devotion and Discovery

Artwork made of wood, mesh, burlap, found objects and paint. It was donated to St. Thomas by the artist.

Art at St. Thomas

The University of St. Thomas is home to the American Museum of Asmat Art (AMAA@UST for short).The AMAA@UST has one of the largest collection of Asmat art in the country, with more than 2,900 objects. Additionally, there are numerous permanent art collections and rotating galleries.

Art Collections
Greenhouse manager waters plants in the John R. Roach Center for the Liberal Arts' Greenhouse.

Greenhouses and Gardens

The Biology Department maintains two greenhouses on the St. Paul campus. One is used for instruction and research. The other greenhouse provides interior space for a tropical room, an arid room and a room featuring non-vascular plants, carnivorous plants and epiphytes.

Greenhouses and Gardens
Two physics students pose for a portrait in the University of St. Thomas Observatory.

Physics Department Observatory

The University of St. Thomas Physics Department Observatory exists to facilitate an understanding of and appreciation for the process of modern scientific investigation and how critical thinking uncovers nature’s mysteries.

Physics Department Observatory
Stained glass in Sitzmann Hall's Albertus Magnus Chapel.

Albertus Magnus Chapel - Sitzmann Hall

If you are looking for a place to worship, visit the Albertus Magnus Chapel. This chapel incorporates stained glass windows of four saints: Augustine, John the Baptist, Joan of Arc, and Louis, King of France from a closed parish outside of Boston.

Albertus Magnus Chapel
A student boards the St. Thomas shuttle bus.

Getting Around

Bike, bus, scoot or drive. You’ll find a variety of transportation on campus when you want to get to the Twin Cities or go between campuses.