2019 TMU Commencement

Thomas More University is the Catholic Liberal Arts University of the Diocese of Covington, Kentucky. Inspired by the Catholic Intellectual Tradition, we challenge students of all faiths to examine the ultimate meaning of life, their place in the world, and their responsibility to others.

Find your calling, or take the next step in your career.

We offer rigorous undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs of study grounded in The Catholic Intellectual Tradition.

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Liberal Arts with a Global Perspective

No matter what you study, you’ll examine the meaning of life, your place in the world, and your responsibility to others. You’ll gain a values-based education while developing the skills you need to be career-ready.

Core Curriculum

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A True Community

With a little more than 2,000 students and small class sizes, you’ll get to know everyone on campus, both students and faculty. Our professors are mentors who will help you achieve your educational goals.

Fast Facts

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Leading with Character

Our Catholic tradition means we will educate not only your mind, but your whole self. Our graduates are leaders driven by purpose and integrity.

Student Life

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Jenna Fessler
TMU Alum '19

Jenna Fessler
TMU Alum '19

TMU volleyball standout and recipient of the 2019 Honda Inspiration Award.

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Sherry Cook Stanforth
CWV Program Director

Sherry Cook Stanforth
CWV Program Director

Since 2000, Dr. Stanforth has set the standard for creative writing on campus. Her passion for the written word inspired her to create and direct the Creative Writing Vision Program at TMU.

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Mark Messingschlager
Financial Aid Director

Mark Messingschlager
Financial Aid Director

Learn more about this year's Mary Schwab Award winner

Madison Temple
TMU Alum '19

Madison Temple
TMU Alum '19

Thomas More Women’s Basketball star and winner of the Collegiate Women Sports Awards DIII Athlete of the Year.

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October 20

Choral Activities Fall Concert: New Life, New Love

Join the Thomas More University Concert Choir, Women’s Chorus, and Chamber Choir in an evening of works focused on a new life, new love, and new perspectives. Works by composers Eric Whitacre, James MacMillan, Ernani Aguiar, and others will be performed.

Choral Concert

October 20

Biology Field Station Open House

Join us for the 2019 Biology Field Station Open House at 8330 Mary Ingles Highway, California, KY 41007. Visit this one-of-a-kind facility – the only Field Station along the 981-mile long Ohio River. Find out more about STEM at TMU as you meet faculty and learn about scholarships, plus 100% of traditional students are offered […]

Field Station

October 4

Seasons of Change

Artist: Tim Smith Exhibition is Open to the Public from Oct. 4 – 24. Opening Reception: Friday, Oct. 4, from 4 – 7 p.m. Gallery Talk: Friday, Oct. 4, at 3:30 p.m.

Art Exhibition
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Pursue music, dance, theater, and fine arts inside or outside the classroom. Contribute to Words, the literary journal edited and managed by students, or join the Villa Players. We are proud to offer the only liberal arts theatre program in the greater Cincinnati area.

Art Music Theatre

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With 27 sports teams, there’s no shortage of school spirit at Thomas More. We are pleased to be joining the NAIA and the Mid-South Conference in 2019. Go Saints!

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Ideal Location

We’re a small faith-based campus ideally located in Crestview Hills, just minutes from downtown Cincinnati.

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Experiences You Can’t Get Anywhere Else

Field Station

Biology Field Station

A one-of-a-kind center for applied biological research. The Station is perched on the shore of the Ohio River, just 30 minutes from campus. Students and staff work closely with federal, state, and local authorities to monitor and improve water quality in the Ohio River and preserve the waterway’s rich heritage.

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Mary, Seat of Wisdom Chapel

The Mary, Seat of Wisdom Chapel is the physical focal point and spiritual heart of the Thomas More University campus. It is also the physical representation of Thomas More’s Catholic identity, and it affords the campus community a spiritual space that supports and complements the pursuit of intellectual excellence and personal growth.

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Eva G. Farris Art Gallery at TMU

Eva G. Farris Art Gallery

Opening in June 2007, The Eva G. Farris Art Gallery is located in the Library Building of the main Thomas More University campus. Initially created to enrich the liberal arts experience at the University, the gallery has become a leader in exhibiting local, regional, and national contemporary artists and is one of the premier University galleries in Northern Kentucky.

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BB&T Observatory

The astronomical BB&T Observatory at TMU is providing Thomas More students and the local community with a broadening glimpse into the wonders of our universe.

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There are so many opportunities at Thomas More in the way of academics, on-campus activities, and athletics, plus you really get to know your professors. The education I received is unsurpassed.

Michael Stephens ’15, Biology