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Advisors

Academic advisors are available on a walk-in basis. Advisors provide a full array of services ranging from college admissions to financial aid, and advising and registration. Students may wish to see an advisor to discuss topics such as:

  • Degree planning
  • Transfer planning
  • Information about programs offered at Lone Star College System
  • Assistance with course selection
  • Schedule changes and withdrawals
  • Graduation requirements
  • College placement tests

Counselors

Counselors are available to meet with students by appointment. However, some concerns may be addressed on a walk-in basis. Counselors are at least master's level professionals who are trained to provide personal, academic, and career counseling services. Students often seek counseling services for the following reasons:

  • Academic Probation and Suspension
  • Test anxiety
  • Study and note-taking strategies
  • Time management
  • Academic problems
  • Strategies for managing stress, anxiety and depression
  • Crisis intervention
  • Community referrals
  • Career planning and exploration
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