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Lone Star College is an open-enrollment institution. Most students are accepted once they have completed the admissions process. Follow the new student checklist below to complete the admissions process and become a LSC student.

Step 1

Apply for Admission

Complete the online application for admission or meet with an advisor at a campus for assistance.

Step 2

Complete Pre-Assessment Activity

Note: the pre-assessment activity is ONLY required for those students taking the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Assessment.

Step 3

Complete Placement Testing

Complete placement testing - Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Assessment - prior to New Student Orientation.  Note: some students may not have to test. See additional details.

Step 4
Step 5

Complete New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation must be complete before you can register for classes.

Step 6

Register & Pay for Classes

Meet with an advisor to discuss your academic program, courses, and class schedule before registering for classes. You can register at New Student Orientation, with an advisor, or online.

Step 7

Collect class and campus essentials

Get your textbooks, supplies, college ID/library card, and parking permit prior to your first day of class.

Step 7

Go to Class!

LSC has several locations including six full campuses, seven satellite centers, two university centers, and four program specific locations.