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5 College FAQs from UST Parents


Every year, we are excited to see the new students arrive on campus! We know UST is a great choice for them, but we also know it’s important for the families to make that decision together. As a staff person, it’s exciting to welcome new students to UST because I know they will be well […]

A UST student and her parents walk through the University of St. Thomas - Houston campus

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September 22, 2017


College Campus Life Is a Blast with UST’s Student Activities


As you begin to settle into your academic semester, you may wonder what your social life will look like for the rest of the year. Maximize your college experience by amping up your activities, learning things outside of the classroom and making the best of college campus life. Don’t let your college experience be “all […]

University of St. Thomas – Houston students cool off in the campus pool

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September 21, 2017


What Is UST Most Known For?


As the fourth-largest city in the country, with more than 40 colleges and universities in the area, Houston is recognized for excellence in higher education. With so many academic choices, prospective students often ask us what UST is known for, what sets the University of St. Thomas apart, what makes UST one of the top […]

University of St. Thomas - Houston students sit on the grass in front of the Chapel of St. Basil

September 13, 2017


How to Get Good Grades – 8 Study Tips for Upping Your “A” Game This Semester


Behold, the almighty “A+”. More than just an honor, great grades can launch you into a top-tier grad school, med school or law school. Also, as top grades are sometimes the sole deciding factor in big scholarships, special internships and unique research opportunities, your future rides on scoring that “A”. However, some students just don’t […]

Lee Holm, Director of Academic Advising at the University of St. Thomas Houston, coaches a student on how to get good grades

August 24, 2017


Fun Things To Do in Houston, Texas in Summer


School’s out and it’s summertime! Looking for fun things to do in Houston? Check out this action-packed lineup of cool things to do in the sizzling Space City heat. Then share this post and tag the person you’d most like to explore the city with this summer! Discovery Green: Houston’s Summertime Destination Discovery Green is […]

Hermann Park Gardens - Fun Things to Do in Houston - University of St. Thomas

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June 5, 2017


How to Apply for GI Bill Benefits | University of St. Thomas


As a veteran, you may be eligible to have some or all of your school paid for by the U.S. Department of veterans Affairs (VA) through the GI Bill. In order to be successful, maximize your benefits and complete your desired program you will want to have a solid plan before you start.

Veteran seeking to complete a bachelor’s degree

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March 14, 2017


Reasons to Live On Campus in College | Celt Admissions Blog


Is living on campus really worth the additional cost? The answer is yes! Here are 3 reasons why you should live on campus.

University of St. Thomas students hanging out in the Old Bookstore

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March 13, 2017


5 Tips For an Unforgettable (and Successful) College Experience


First of all, college life is all about gaining knowledge, in and out of the classroom. Your college experience is one of the most valuable opportunities you will ever have to discover the true you by sharpening your professional and social skills. Actually EXPERIENCE College — Don’t Be a Couch Potato The breadth of your […]

University of St. Thomas students hanging out in the Guinan Residence Hall Lobby in Houston Texas

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January 4, 2017


5 Tips to Understanding Your Financial Aid Award Letter


What Is a Financial Aid Award Notification Letter? A financial aid Award Notification Letter is the letter sent by colleges or universities to students who have applied for financial aid notifying them of their financial aid award. Financial aid award letters are sent in the winter to students who completed the early FAFSA in the fall.   […]

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College Essay Help: 4 Admissions Essay Tips That’ll Help You Stand Out


Writing a college admissions essay shouldn’t be viewed as an obstacle to acceptance at the university of your choice. It’s actually a great opportunity for you to stand out! And best of all, you have complete control over how you present yourself. Your college entrance essay can help the reader go beyond the numbers and […]

UST student melanie Solomon writing in her journal

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November 7, 2016


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