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Apply to STMC

Important Dates:

Open House: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 6:30pm
Application Deadline: Tuesday, January 23, 2018 NEW: Online Applications!
Grade 8 Placement Test: Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at 1:00pm
Grade 8 Registration: Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 5:00-7:00pm
Grade 9-12 Re-Registration:  Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 8:00-10:00am / 2:15-3:00pm / 5:00-7:00pm

We are delighted that you are considering an application to join our school community for the 2018-19 school year. A new, online process is in place this year to gather important information and documentation that is essential in determining your child’s admission status at St. Thomas More Collegiate.

The application process now consists of six steps:

1. Assemble the required documentation, preferably in electronic format, as outlined in the Document Checklist below. Our online application form allows you to upload documents in either PDF or JPG formats. (Note the special instructions for the Student Information Sheet.)

2. Create an application account at our secure application site: 

            https://apply.stmc.bc.ca

3. Complete the STMC online application form and upload the required documents.

4. Finalize your online application by paying the $100 application fee. We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Interac. Please Note: The application deadline is Tuesday, January 23rd.

5. Attend the STMC Open House on Wednesday, January 17th at 6:30 PM.

6. Arrange for the applicant’s attendance at the Grade 8 Placement Test on Tuesday, January 30th at 1:00PM


Documentation Checklist: If possible, we request that documents, except for the Student Information Sheet, be made available in PDF or JPG format, and uploaded as part of the application process.

Applicants who are Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents:

  • Proof of Canadian citizenship (Applicant's Birth Certificate or Citizenship Certificate) OR
  • Proof of Permanent Residence (Applicant's Permanent Resident Card or Record of Landing) 

Applicants who are foreign nationals:

  • Applicant's passport pages clearly showing the passport number, dates of issue and expiry, name and date of birth; 
  • If presently in Canada, also include the stamp made by Canadian authorities of your child’s most recent entry into Canada PLUS their most current immigration document (if applicable).

All Applicants:

  • The applicant's birth certificate.
  • For EACH parent, ONE of these documents: Birth Certificate, OR Citizenship Certificate, OR Permanent Resident Card, OR Record of Landing, OR Passport showing name, date of birth, and passport number.
  • The applicant’s most recent Report Card AND their Report Card from last June
  • A recent photo of the applicant (school picture preferred).
  • A personal note written by the applicant, stating why he or she would like to attend St. Thomas More Collegiate
  • For Catholic families, the applicant's baptismal certificate AND the completed “Endorsement From Parish Form (Form A)” form, downloadable below.
  • For Non-Catholic families, if applicable, the completed “Endorsement From Parish Form (Form A)” form, downloadable below.

Student Information Sheet: This document should NOT be uploaded as part of your online application. Provide this form to the applicant's current teacher, who must submit it DIRECTLY to STMC when complete.

OPTIONAL documents that may be submitted as part of your online appllication:

  • Reference letters from current or former teachers, athletic coaches, alumni of St. Thomas More Collegiate, or parents of present St. Thomas More Collegiate students.
  • Medical information, Individual Education Plan (IEP), Case Management Plan (CMP), etc.
  • Details of Name of the Band Name and Ministry Band Code Number if applicant is of First Nations ancestry.

Endorsement From Parish Form (Form A) Student Information Sheet Application Information Sheet

The Student Information Sheet should be completed by the applicant's current teacher, and submitted directly to STMC by that teacher. This form should NOT be uploaded as an application form document.


St Thomas More Collegiate will provide accessible application solutions for all families. If you are experiencing difficulties with our online application process, please contact the school for assistance. If necessary, we will be pleased to arrange for an assisted session at the school to ensure your application is successfully completed and submitted.
 
Your privacy and information security are very important to us. We understand that information and documentation provided in support of your application is sensitive and confidential. Our application site operates using up-to-date TLS security, and our application database is fully encrypted for your protection. We are committed to keeping all of your family information secure, and will handle your personal data in strict accordance with our privacy policy, available for your review here: STMC Privacy Policy
 
STMC payment services are securely provided by Moneris Canada.

For more information on applying for admission to St. Thomas More Collegiate, or if you have any questions about the online application process, please contact our Registrar:

 

Maria Cirillo
Registrar
604-521-1801 ext 100
registrar@stmc.bc.ca

 

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