Family College

Congratulations! You're In.

Your First Year at the Dougherty Family College Starts Now

You’ve been accepted into the Dougherty Family College at the University of St. Thomas. Now that you’re in, it takes just a few steps to become an official Tommie. 

1. Submit your Deposit

To secure a place in our incoming fall class, submit a $50 confirming deposit as soon as possible.

Go to your application portal. Select “login to my account” and enter your username and password. If you have forgotten your password, follow the prompts to choose a new password.



Note: Space in our class is limited and awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.

2. Complete the FAFSA

We want the DFC to be affordable, but we need your help. Please complete your FAFSA or MN Dream Act application by April 1 so we can get you the funding you need.

Have questions? Contact Sam Smith at or 651-962-8031.

File the FAFSA
3. Mark Your Calendar for the Summer Enrichment Program

All freshmen are required to attend the Summer Enrichment Program Monday through Friday, August 12-23, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Please go to your student portal for more details.

4. Learn more about the Dougherty Family College and get ready to wear purple with pride!