Fall Incoming Student Information | St. Clair College
Requirement Specifics Contact/Process to Follow
Complete Medical Health Questionnaire

(Physician’s stamp / Nurse practitioner’s stamp MUST be included)

Forms may be printed from the College website: Medical Requirement Forms

Follow instructions online on "How to Upload Passport to Health"

This link can be found on the Health Centre webpage on the bottom of the right hand menu in the green link box.

Please keep the original copy.

Mantoux Skin Test (TB test) Page found within the College Medical Forms - as noted above See above
Hepatitis B Immunization Series Documentation completed within the College Medical Forms - as noted above See above
Vulnerable Sector Police Clearance

(Required for all hospital / offsite placements)

Reside in Windsor see the Windsor Police website where forms can be printed.

Reside in Regions governed by OPP - Please visit our Police Clearance page for more information about obtaining a police clearance and to print a police clearance request letter.

Reside in other regions visit your local Police Office to complete this process.

Police Departments

OPP governed areas - Please visit website indicated to obtain a police clearance request letter.

Requirement necessary for clinical participation
Upload document to Registrar’s office by August 31.

Video instructions on how to upload document:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8l-RXDRoUr8

Retain completed Vulnerable Sector Police Clearances for review by individual placements.

Please have your police clearance by Aug 31.

Standard First Aid Requirement necessary for clinical and placement participation

Requirement necessary for clinical participation
Upload document to Registrar’s office by August 31.

Video instructions on how to upload document:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8l-RXDRoUr8

Note: you must complete and upload the medical requirement form prior to attempting to upload documents

Please keep original copy

CPR - BLS with AED awareness training and use of Ambu bags. Requirement necessary for clinical and placement participation Same as above
Safety glasses/standard prescription glasses if worn - must have side shields Required for all clinical and lab sessions

In clinic: If you wear prescription glasses, you may purchase lightweight side shields to add to your glasses.

For Labs: even If you wear prescription glasses you will still need to purchase safety glasses that fit over top of your prescription glasses

Side Shields available at any optical retailer.

If needing to purchase ONLY safety glasses purchase from safety supply or optical retailers.

Black scrub-type uniform (pant set)

Optional: short jacket length black or white lab coat can be worn over clinical scrub uniform if cold in clinic

Required for all clinical sessions

Purchase one (1) solid BLACK colored scrub type uniform with custom embroidery from the campus bookstore by the first of August.

Students should try on a sample size prior to purchase

Note: knee length lab coats will not be permitted in clinic over uniforms; they are only worn over street clothes in the lab.

Campus Book Store
519-972-2722
Website
Appropriate clinic shoes (white or black) Required for all clinical sessions

Appropriate white/black clinic shoe – closed toe with a back. (Shoes must be cleanable)

Running shoe types should not be canvas or have any color or decorations.

Traditional soles. No platform soles accepted.

Thin white / black socks are acceptable

Purchase from any retail location
  1. Face Masks [Level 3]
  2. N95 Masks
  3. Nitrile Clinical Gloves
  4. Isolation Gowns

For all clinical and lab sessions - will be supplied by the dental clinic as required

Please note: Mask fitting will be required for N95 Masks

Will be supplied by the dental clinic as required
N95 Mask Fit N95 Mask Fit Testing prior to beginning client care in clinic in January. Communication will be sent out via email closer to the start of clinic to ensure you are prepared
Knee length white lab coat (lab use only) Required for all lab sessions

Purchase one (1) knee length white lab coat for use in the laboratory sessions.

Note: Knee length lab coats will not be permitted in clinic over uniforms; they are only worn over street clothes in the lab)

Purchased from any retail location or the Campus Store at St. Clair College
519-972-2722

Student Identification

Student must purchase two (2) "student" ONE cards with picture ID.

Required for all clinical and lab sessions

1.) St. Clair College Student “ONE” card with picture I.D. - free if you upload picture.
Picture taken by the college - fee for card $10

2.) St. Clair College Clinical Card with picture I.D. (Photo must be taken on site with scrub top on) – Photo location is noted online and is routinely completed in the student center. Clinical ID Card Fee approx.$7 - No student number will be printed on the second card, it will be used as your photo ID Name tag for clinic, lab and all offsite placements.

"One Card" Information

Need government issued photo ID, driver’s license and or passport with you

Clinical Patients

Students are responsible for obtaining the appropriate number and type of patients necessary to successfully complete the clinical component of the program.

The St. Clair College Dental Clinic recall system and our dental receptionist will help with this endeavor, but the onus for patient recruitment is the student's responsibility.

Our patient pool is large, but students must:

  1. Book their own patients
  2. Screen them
  3. Participate in recruitment activities

Community Patient based Clinical begins in February and runs until mid-June.

Contact the St. Clair College Dental Clinic Receptionist for Patient contact information.

celschner@stclaircollege.ca

Dental Kit All students must purchase a Dental Kit (cost $1,971.55) for September.

Kits contain items necessary for both clinical and lab requirements.
Kits are updated and approved annually by the college.
No used or alternate kit arrangements can be made.
Kit items are purchased at special institutional bulk pricing and are the best value available.

Kit fees are included with Tuition fees.

Distributed by the Dental Technician - first week of school after proof of payment.

NOTE: Face Shield will be provided in the Dental Kit for Patient Care Clinics

Text books Textbooks for entire year cost approx. $800.00.

Textbook bundling is in place to help reduce the cost.

Please note: several key textbooks are mandatory for participation in some courses

Campus Bookstore
519-972-2722
Website

Use registration slip with course codes to locate textbooks within the college bookstore.

Program Orientation

ORIENTATION DAY
Level II Dental Assistant program session held last week of August.

Day and Time is yet to be determined by the College - announced mid-summer.

Obtain personal schedule online, prior to school starting in September, follow the assigned days, times and rooms.

Scheduling conflicts and or changes will be addressed during the first weeks of classes.

St. Clair College Website:
https://www.stclaircollege.ca/

https://www.stclaircollege.ca/hub

Frequently Asked Questions

Your kit fee is part of your tuition fee.

All registered students will receive their kit in September during one of your regular preclinical sessions.

Please contact our Dental Clinic Technician, (519-972-2727, ext. 4693 or Sabuzaid@stclaircollege.ca) if you have any questions about the kit.

Applications for OSAP are taken online at www.osap.gov.on.ca. You should apply for OSAP soon after registering for the program. Should you wish to contact the Financial Aid Office at St. Clair College, their contact information can be found here: https://www.stclaircollege.ca/financial-aid

For further information contact Shae Dow at 519-972-2727 Ext. 4324 SDow@stclaircollege.ca to order your uniforms as soon as possible. Also, shoes for clinic can be white or black (all one colour; no neon shades).

Contact the St. Clair College Residence, as soon as possible at (519) 966-1601.

More information can be found at: https://www.stclaircollege.ca/future-students/residence

Around mid/end-August, you can go online to the St. Clair College website and go to "MySt.Clair" where you will be able to access your schedule.

Classes may be scheduled Monday - Friday from 8:00 am – 9:00 pm.