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LSC-CyFair 2018 Winter Mini-mester

Winter Mini-Mester is almost here! Be sure to check out the details below and start registering for your Winter Mini classes!

The following is helpful information for enrolling in the Winter Mini-Mester.

Dates

Registration for the Winter Mini-Mester begins November 14, 2018.
Classes begin on December 17, 2018.

Winter Semester Calendar

Registration Begins (Winter Mini and Spring 2019)  Nov. 14
Payment Due (Winter Mini-Mester) Dec. 7
Winter Mini-Mester Classes Begin  Dec. 17
Official Day of Record (3-Week Courses) Dec. 18
Official Day of Record (4-Week Courses) Dec. 19
Winter Mini-Mester Holiday  Dec. 25
Last Day to Drop with a "W" (3-Week Courses) Dec. 31
Winter Mini-Mester Holiday  Jan. 1
Winter Mini-Mester Ends (3-Week Classes) Jan. 6
Last Day to Drop with a "W" (4-Week Courses) Jan. 7
Winter Mini-Mester Ends (4-Week Classes) Jan. 13

Classes Offered

Check online for additional information including times, availability and campus locations (LSC-CyFair, LSC-Fairbanks Center, and LSC-Cypress Center).

3 Week Mini Mester Dec. 17-Jan. 6

4 Week Mini Mester Dec. 17-Jan. 13

Session Subject Catalog Course Title Mode 
3 Week  ACCT 2301 Prin. of Financial Accoun Online 
3 Week  ACCT 2302 Principles of Mangerial Accoun Online 
3 Week  ARTS  1301 Art Appreciation  Online 
4 Week  BCIS 1305 Business Computer Apps Online 
3 Week  BIOL  1322 Nutrition  Online 
4 Week  BUSI 2301 Business Law  Online 
4 Week  COSC 1301 Introduction to Computers Online
3 Week  CRIJ 1301 Intro Crim Justice  Online 
3 Week ECON 2301 Macro-economics  Online 
3 Week  ECON 2302 Micor-economics  Online 
3 Week  ENGL 1301 Comp & Rhetoric I Face to Face 
3 Week  ENGL 1301 Comp & Rhetoric I Online 
3 Week  ENGL 1302 Comp & Rhetoric II Face to Face 
3 Week  ENGL 1302 Comp & Rhetoric II Online 
3 Week GOVT  2305 Federal Government  Face to Face 
3 Week GOVT 2305 Federal Government  Online 
3 Week  GOVT 2306 Texas Government  Face to Face 
3 Week  GOVT  2306 Texas Government  Online 
3 Week HIST  1301 US History to 1877 Face to Face 
3 Week  HIST  1301 US History to 1877 Online 
3 Week  HIST  1302 US History since 1877 Face to Face 
3 Week  HIST  1302 US History since 1877 Online 
3 Week  HIST  2311 Western Civilization 1648 Online 
4 Week  MATH 0308 Introductory Algebra Online
3 Week MATH 0308 Introductory Algebra Face to Face 
3 Week MATH 1314 College Algebra Online 
3 Week MATH 1316 Trigonometry  Online 
3 Week MRKG 2348 Marketing Research  Online
4 Week PHED  1164 Intro-Physical Fitness&Wellness Online 
3 Week PHIL 1301 Intro To Philosophy Online 
3 Week PSYC 2301 General Psychology  Face to Face
3 Week  PSYC  2301 General Psychology  Online 
3 Week SOCI 1301 Prin. of Sociology  Online 
3 Week SPCH  1311 Intro to Communication  Online 
4 Week SPCH 1315 Public Speaking  Online 
4 Week SPCH 1318 Interpersonal Communication  Online 
3 Week SPCH 1321 Business and Prof. Comm.  Online

Tutoring

Pressured by Mini-Mester course assignments? We can help!
Mini-Mester Tutoring Hours:
Monday - Friday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Academic Success Center-Open on days when the Library is open.
2nd Floor of LRNC (Library)

Library Hours

Library hours can be found here.

Day  Times
Dec. 17-20 8:00 am - 8:00 pm 
Dec. 21 10:00 am - 6:00 pm 
Dec. 22-25 Closed for Winter Holidays
Dec. 26-27 8:00 am - 8:00 pm 
Dec. 28 10:00 am - 6:00 pm 
Dec. 29-Jan. 1 Closed for Winter Holidays
Jan. 2 8:00 am - 8:00 pm 

Regular Hours Resume on Thursday, January 3, 2019.

Campus Bookstore

The LSC Cy-Fair campus bookstore will be open on the following days over May Mini-Mester.

Day Time
Dec 17-19 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dec 20 - Jan 1 Closed
Jan 2- 4 8:00 am- 2:00 pm

 

Things to know for using your Financial Aid for Mini-Mester

  • Click here for more information about Financial Aid.
  • You must have a completed 2018-2019 financial aid file to establish eligibility.
  • You must be making satisfactory academic progress. Click here to view the written standards.
  • If you are awarded financial aid for Spring 2019, your Mini-Mester charges will be applied to your Spring 2019 semester charges. Please note: If you are not meeting SAP your aid may be cancelled and your will be responsible for payment.

Admissions - Applying to Lone Star College 

All students applying for the Winter Mini-Mester must follow Lone Star College admissions guidelines. Transfer and transient students may find additional admissions information here.

Transfer and transient students will be required to submit official transcript(s) from all colleges or universities previously attended. However, students may be allowed to register using unofficial transcripts by signing a transcript waiver. See Registration for more information.

Official college transcripts may be:

  1. Brought in to the campus in the original sealed envelope.
  2. Sent electronically via the SPEEDE system.
  3. E-mailed as a secured PDF directly from the institution to StudentRecords@LoneStar.edu.
  4. Mailed to admissions at:
    ATT: Student Records
    Lone Star College Student Records 
    20515 SH 249- UP 1104
    Houston, TX 77070

Academic Advisement

Lone Star College-CyFair encourages all students to participate in academic advisement throughout their tenure here. The Academic Advisement process includes meeting with an academic advisor to choose courses, discuss course transferability and make appropriate decisions concerning students’ academic goals.

The Counseling Services staff is available year round to guide students in their career choices and many other aspects that concern student development.

Date Time 
Dec. 20-22 9:00 am - 1:00 pm 
Dec. 27-29 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Jan. 2 9:00 am - 1:00 pm 

Registration

Once students are ready to register, they are able to search and register for open classes through their myLoneStar account. Click here for additional help. 

Students who are having difficulty registering online may also E-mail their request for registration to CyFair.Registration@LoneStar.edu from your myLoneStar student E-mail account. In this E-mail you must include your full name, Student ID number and the class information for the specific classes you would like to add. The class information should consist of the Course Number, Course Subject, Section Number and Class Number.

Transfer and transient students will be required to submit official transcript from all colleges or universities previously attended. However, students may be allowed to register using unofficial transcripts by signing a transcript waiver.

The transcript waiver may be downloaded here. Once completed, the waiver and a student’s unofficial transcripts may be sent via E-mail to CyFair.Registration@LoneStar.edu, from the student’s myLoneStar E-mail account.

View the detailed registration schedule on the Academic Calendar.

*Students are responsible for paying charges by the payment due date. Students not paying by the payment due date may be dropped from their classes.

Drop a Class During Mini Mester

Students may visit the Admissions and Records counter in CASA to drop a class or drop electronically. Students are able to drop a class electronically using the CyFair.Registration@lonestar.edu email address from their MyLoneStar email account. Students must include:

  • Full Name
  • Student ID Number
  • The class information for the class you would like to add/drop. (Class information consists of the Course Subject, Course Number, Section Number and Class Number.)

Student Load and Overload

An overload is defined as attempting more than 18 credit hours in the fall or spring terms. An overload during any term must be approved by the academic vice president or designee. A student may take only one course during the Mini-Mester.

Download the Overload Request form.

Testing Center

Mini-Mester Testing Hours 

Day Time
Dec. 17-19 8:00 am - 8:00 pm 
Dec. 20-22 9:00 am - 2:00 pm 
Dec. 24-26 Closed 
Dec. 27-29 9:00 am - 2:00 pm 
Dec. 31-Jan. 1 Closed 
Jan. 2 9:00 am - 2:00 pm 

Regular Hours Resume on Thursday, January 3, 2019.

Check website for updates here.

The CyFair location will be the only location offering testing services during the Mini-Mester. Fairbanks Center and Cypress Center will be CLOSED for the Mini-Mester. 

Walk-in testing only allowed for LSC Academic (Classroom) testing and Placement (TSI, Accuplacer Math, Accuplacer ESL) testing only. All other exams are by appointment only. Please call ahead for an appointment. PHOTO ID Required. 

Cy-Fair Assesment Center

Phone: 281.290.3220

Email: cyfair.testingcenter@lonestar.edu

Tuition

Payment for the Winter Mini-Mester tuition and fees is due in FULL by December 7, 2018. After this date, payment is due upon registration. Mini-Mester classes are NOT eligible for a payment plan. For more information, visit our Tuition page.

By registering for classes at Lone Star College, students acknowledge and agree to Lone Star College System's Financial Responsibility Agreement, available here.

Credit Hours Resident of District1 Out-of-District2 International/Out-of-State3
1 $96 $191 $252
2 $160 $350 $420
3 $224 $509 $614
4 $288 $668 $808
  1. Resident of district: Includes tuition at the rate of $44 per credit hour, a $11 per credit hour technology fee, a $2 per credit hour student activity fee, a $7 per credit hour general use fee, a registration fee of $12 and a facility use fee of $20. Applies to U.S. citizens who are residents of Aldine, Conroe, Cy-Fair, Humble, Klein, Magnolia, New Caney, Splendora, Spring, Tomball and Willis Independent School Districts.
  2. Out-of-district: Applies to U.S. citizens who are residents of Texas but do not reside in the college district. Includes the same tuition and fees as in-district students, plus a $75 per credit hour out-of-district fee.
  3. International/Out-of-state: Applies to all other students. By legislative action the tuition may not be less than $200 (minimum tuition). Includes the same tuition and fees as in-district students, plus an $90 per credit hour international/out-of-state fee.