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Homecoming and Family Weekend

Oct. 9-11, 2020

We are excited to re-imagine Homecoming and Family Weekend with you as we go virtual, bringing a fun and unique lineup of events. Tommies everywhere are welcome to take part!

These virtual opportunities include spirit contests, opportunities to hear from leading faculty and staff, our virtual 5k, DIY Craft Contest, Family Bingo, and more. So, mark your calendar and plan to celebrate Homecoming from your home and Family Weekend as a family, no matter where you are.

We also encourage you to visit the Family Weekend and student Homecoming websites for more virtual fun!!

Virtual Purple on the Plaza

Every other year during Homecoming, clubs and organizations across campus featured their work, events, and Tommie Pride during Purple on the Plaza, with tables spread across the lower quad that alumni could visit in person.  This year we're featuring them virtually in the options listed below. Check out how you can get involved with student and alumni organizations, no matter how far you are from campus.
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Virtual Tours

Experience campus from home with our virtual tours and visits:

North Campus – New Dorms and Iversen Center for Faith.
360 Degree Tour of the Lower Quad and Minneapolis.
Admissions tour with student ambassadors.
Download the Explore St. Thomas app on your phone for a virtual tour, right in your hand.

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DIY Craft Campus Scene

Build your favorite place on campus at home! Alumni will have a week to create campus scenes using items found in their home. Please email a photo of your campus scene to alumni@stthomas.edu by noon on Friday, October 9. The following day, on Homecoming, we will post the photos on Facebook and have people vote for their favorite. The three submissions with the most votes will win a Tommie swag kit.

three women pose with Tommie the mascot during reunion weekend

Find Alumni

Re-connect with classmates from wherever you are this year. Whether you're looking to make a personal or professional connection, access the Alumni Directory, St. Thomas Connect, or one of our alumni groups to find alumni year-round.

Find Alumni