Annual Donor Events

The University of St. Thomas hosts several events throughout the year to bring awareness to our students’ needs and various campus programs. Please check the UST Master Calendar for the event schedule.

Mardi Gras Gala

The Mardi Gras Gala, the University’s premiere scholarship fundraising event, raises scholarship funds annually through table sales, ticket sales and a live auction. The Mardi Gras Gala tradition is over 60 years old and held annually on Fat Tuesday, ushering in the Lenten season.

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St. Thomas Scholarship Tee-Up Golf Tournament

The St. Thomas Scholarship Tee-Up Golf Tournament is another favorite fundraising event. Each year, golf fans gather to play a round while raising funds for student scholarships. The UST student golf team members also participate in the tournament in “Rent a Ringer.”

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Irish Gala

The annual Irish Gala benefits the mission of the Center for Irish Studies, a Center for Excellence at St. Thomas. Funds raised at the Irish Gala support a multitude of student scholarships and academic programming for the Center.

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Sponsorship Information

For information on sponsorship opportunities at our events, please contact or 713-525-3100.