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College Counseling

Lafayette Area Catholic High School College Fair

To register for the Lafayette Parish Catholic High School Fair:

Click here for
Click on Students
Check the first box, LACRAO
Click Register Now
Under Find Your School type in the zip code FIRST, 70508
Select St. Thomas More Catholic High School
You do not have to fill in GPA or test scores
Ask parents permission to complete this form if under 16
Print Barcode-Give it to the Colleges and Universities of interest to you to scan for your information at the fair.

College Fair Invitation - parents and students are invited

College Fair Map

List of Colleges


College Planning by Grade Level

College Visits

College visits are open to juniors and seniors. Sophomores must see their counselor if interested. Sign up in the Counseling Office at least one day prior to the visit. You have teacher and counselor permission to attend. Please note the following is a tentative schedule.

College admissions professionals can set up a visit at STM through Naviance.  Click here to schedule your visit.

Financial Aid Information

Funding College
The Funding College document provides information on funding options besides governmental grants/loans and university scholarships. It provides a summary of funding options as well as some examples of independent scholarships.


The Academic Common Market (ACM)
The ACM is a program that sometimes allows students to attend out-of-state institutions for in-state tuition. Click here for guidelines and requirements.

Paying for College

Filing Out FASFA: What Students need to know?

Need Help Filling Out the FASFA?

FSAID Worksheet

FASFA Complete Instructions

What is Federal Student Aid?

Award Letter Comparison

FAFSA Requirements




STM Forms and Information


There are two options for applying for TOPS. Click here for the options. If you have questions, contact LOSFA at the number listed. If you are using the FAFSA, click on Apply for TOPS 2020 Seniors.



Please click on the TOPS resources index page link below, go to second paragraph and click on each of the 4 TOPS award levels for qualifications.


STM School Code: 191-438


Apply for TOPS 2020 for Seniors
TOPS resources index page
Information for completing FAFSA
Forms to apply for TOPS
TOPS Portal
TOPS Core Curriculum for Class of 2018 and beyond
TOPS Tech Award




Contact Us

Dr. Cheryl Fruge'
College Counselor
(337) 988-3700 Extension: 145