Parking & Transportation

Parking and transportation services on or around the St Kate's campuses.


  • Transportation Services

    Don't have a car? Not in the mood to drive? No problem.

    Whether around campus, or around town, you have options!


Metro Transit — Minnesota Rideshare

This free service links people interested in carpooling and cutting down on travel costs, emissions and road congestion. Metro Transit does the hard part by assisting with matching those who travel the same direction and time. Carpoolers can also use freeway express lanes, qualify for the Guaranteed Ride Home program and may qualify for free or reduced-price parking, depending on their work or school location.

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Go-To Student College Pass

Whether it’s to class, work or fun, make a smart choice and get around town with a College Pass for an entire semester at one low price. Provides unlimited rides on city buses and the light rail anywhere in the metro area. And for your convenience it can be purchased at St. Kate's Info Desk!

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Inter-Campus Shuttle

Free inter-campus transportation between St. Catherine University and the University of St. Thomas.

Shuttle stops:

  • St. Catherine (St. Paul Campus): Butler Center, south entrance
  • St. Catherine (Minneapolis Campus): 25th Avenue South, front courtyard
  • St. Thomas: On Summit Avenue in front of Aquinas Hall
  • parking services

    Parking Options on Campus

    Permit parking is provided 7 days per week, between 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. Guest parking permits can be obtained through the Public Safety office.


Student & Faculty Parking

Students and faculty/staff parking on campus should purchase a permit type that fits their needs.

Parking Permits

Visitor Parking on Campus

Visitors will need a parking permit to park on our two campuses.

guest parking