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St. Thomas Aquinas College

Tappan, New York, United States
St. Thomas Aquinas College is an independent liberal arts college that provides education at the undergraduate and graduate levels for students from all traditions.

About

History

Founded in 1952 by the Dominican Sisters of Sparkill as a teaching college, we have grown to a 60-acre campus, providing a safe, welcoming place to study more than 100 majors, minors and specializations in the School of Arts and Sciences, the School of Business and the School of Education. 

Education

At St. Thomas Aquinas College, we’ve created a welcoming, caring and challenging environment for learning. Intensely student-centered academic activities and vigorous student-life programs are purposely combined to enhance the educational process and to foster intellectual, moral, social and spiritual growth.

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GSSA 2019

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Services

Housing services

Students should become familiar with the College’s policies, procedures, and services regarding the certification and accommodation of disabilities to enable them to advocate for themselves. New students are encouraged to register as soon as they commit to St. Thomas Aquinas College, or at the time that the learning, physical, or psychological disability presents.  

If your accommodation is approved it is your responsibility to self-advocate by communicating, as needed, with faculty, staff and/or your supervisor to assist in the implementation of auxiliary aids, services and/or academic or employment related adjustments that the College has determined should be provided.

Library services

The Lougheed Library at St. Thomas Aquinas College is your resource for research, class projects and support. Visit the Library on the main floor of Spellman Hall or go to the Library's online site to access resources from anywhere.

ICT services

The Information Technology team is available to assist you with college technology -- student and faculty computer laboratory equipment, college-owned printers, classroom technology, and the college phone system. Our mission is to assist our students and employees with STAC technology related needs.  

Medical services

The mission of Health Services is to provide health education, prevention, and health promotion services and activities in response to the changing needs and concerns of our students.

Students are encouraged to visit Health Services for illness assessment, coordination of medical resources, health counseling, health education, and community referrals. 

Student Life

Campus life

St. Thomas Aquinas College is always hosting events for high school students and college students looking to transfer. Located just 15 miles north of New York City, STAC’s campus offers a unique student experience. Our directions and visitor information page has details on how to find St. Thomas Aquinas College and where to stay once you arrive in Sparkill, New York. Our information sessions provide a clearer picture of the over 100 academic programs we offer and will give you a feel of campus life.

Sports facilities

Today's student-athlete deserves a quality athletic experience. St. Thomas Aquinas College gives them a chance to reap the benefits of some of the finest athletic facilities at the Division II level. The availability of these facilities is a major component of that experience at STAC, which sets the program apart from opposing institutions.Not only do these facilities lure top level student-athletes to the college, but they provide the spark that often sets the St. Thomas Aquinas College athlete apart and above his/her opponent.

Student clubs

Alpha Phi Omega, Art Therapy Club, Business Club.

Accreditation

St. Thomas Aquinas College is recognized as a Top Tier Regional University by several national publications, including U.S. News & World Report: America’s Best Colleges. 

Tappan, New York, United States

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