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LSC-CyFair Winter Mini Mester 2016-17

The 2016-2017 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, 2016.

Classes begin December 19, 2016.


Winter Mini-Mester 2016-17 Calendar

Registration Begins for Winter Mini-Term November 14
Full Payment Due for Winter Mini-Mester Classes* December 9
Final Exams December 12-18
Winter Mini-Term (3 week) December 19 - January 8
Winter Mini-Term (4 week) December 19 - January 15
Winter Holidays for Mini Term(Offices Closed) December 25 and January 1
Last day to receive a W for 3-Week Mini Term January 2
Last day to receive a W in 4-Week Mini Term January 9

Admissions – Applying to Lone Star College

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

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. 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 LSC Cy-Fair admissions at:
  5. ATT: Student Records

    Lone Star College-CyFair

    9191 Barker Cypress Road

    Cypress, TX 77433-1383

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, 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.

Registration Information

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

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.

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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 our 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.

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.

Class Schedules

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

Winter Mini-Mester (3-Week) Online Classes

Subject Catalog Course Title
ART 1301 Art Appreciation
BCIS 1305 Business Computer Apps
BIOL 1322 Nutrition
CRU 1301 Intro Crim Justice
ECON 2301 Macro-Economics
ECON 2302 Micro-Economics
ENGL 1301 Comp & Rhetoric I
ENGL 1302 Comp & Rhetoric II
ENGL 2311 Technical Comm
ENGL 2328 American Lit Civil War-Present
GEOG 1303 World Regional Geography
GOVT 2305 Federal Government
GOVT 2306 Texas Government
HIST 1301 US History to 1877
HIST 1302 US History Since 1877
HIST 2311 Western Civ from 1648
HUMA 1301 HUMA i:Prehistory to Gothic
MATH 0306 Pre-Algebra Math
MATH 0308 Intro Algebra
MATH 0310 Inter Algebra
MATH 1316 Trigonometry
MRKG 2348 Marketing Research
PHIL 1301 Intro to Phil
PSYC 2301 General Psychology
SOCI 1301 Prin of Sociology
SPCH 1321 Business and Prof Comm

Winter Mini-Mester (3-Week) Face to Face Classes

Face to Face classes meet Monday through Friday.

Subject Catalog Course Title
ENGL 1301 Comp & Rhetoric I
ENGL 1302 Comp & Rhetoric II
GOVT 2305 Federal Government
HIST 1301 US History to 1877
HIST 1302 US History Since 1877
MATH 0310 Inter Algebra
PSYC 2301 General Psychology

Winter Mini-Mester (4-Week) Online Classes

Subject Catalog Course Title
ACCT 2402 Prin. Managerial Accounting
BCIS 1305 Business Computer Apps
COSC 1301 Introduction to Computers
PHED 1164 Intro-Physical Fitness & Wellne
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking
SPCH 1318 Interpersonal Comm

Tuition

Payment for the Winter-Mester tuition and fees is due in FULL by December 9, 2016. 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 $94 $164 $250
2 $156 $296 $326
3 $218 $428 $473
4 $280 $560 $620
  1. Resident of district: Includes tuition at the rate of $44 per credit hour, a $9 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 an infrastructure 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 $70 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 $85 per credit hour international/out-of-state fee.

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

  • Click here for more information about Financial Aid.
  • You must have a completed 2016-2017 financial aid file to establish eligibility.
  • Transient students will not be eligible for Mini-Mester aid.
  • You must be making satisfactory academic progress. Click here to view the written standards.

The LSC-CyFair Tutoring Program

Are you pressured by Mini-Mester course assignments? Tutoring offered by the Academic Success Center can help! Math, History, and English tutoring is available. All tutoring services at LSC-CyFair are absolutely FREE!


Hours and Location are:

December 19 - January 8, 2017

Monday - Friday

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Academic Success Center

2nd Floor of LRNC (Library)


Campus Bookstore

LSC-CyFair campus bookstore will be open on the following days of Winter Mini-Mester: December 19th, 20th and 21st from 8am-6pm; January 5th from 8am-6pm; January 6th from 8am - 2pm.

The bookstore will be closed from December 22nd to January 4th.