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Dual Credit for Homeschool Students

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Homeschool Dual Credit

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Step 1: Pre-Registration 

1. Apply: Application for Admission
2. Bacterial Meningitis Vaccination: Complete Bacterial Meningits Vaccination Requirements
3. Testing: 
    Option 1:
 See other qualifying assessment scores for Dual Credit

  • To submit other qualifying assessments scores: 
    • Request to send official score report to Lone Star College via College Board or ACT (may take up to two weeks) or
    • Print online score report in front of college official in the Cypress Learning Commons, room 101. Then, request to see Admission Specialist for Homeschool Dual Credit at the Admissions & Registration Front Counter to submit the score report

    Option 2: Placement Testing with the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Assessment

  • Complete Pre-Assessment Activity (PAA)
  • Optional: Attend TSI Review Session
  • Send email to CF-DCHomeschool@LoneStar.edu to request a TSI test referral after completing application, vaccination requirements, and PAA
    •  Please note: The initial test fee is waived for high school students taking the TSI Assessement for Dual Credit enrollment. Retesting is $10 per section or $29 for all three parts.
    • TSI test referrals may be picked up in CASA 100
    • Photo ID will be required

4. Placement: Confirm college-level placement for Dual Credit eligiblity

  • Send email to CF-DCHomeschool@LoneStar.edu to confirm dual credit eligiblity in TSI subject areas: Reading and Writing and/or Math
    • If eligible in Reading and Writing and/or Math, you will receive instructions by email of how to sign up for the Dual Credit Homeschool Information Session in Step 2. 
    • If ineligible in Reading and Writing and/or Math, you will receive instructions by email of how to retest and/or contact information for the Continuing Education office to sign up for classes addressing developmental topics to prepare to retake the TSI Assessment. The homeschool student may not move to step 2 until the placment test scores are presented demonstrating college readiness.
      • Please note: Developmental courses are ineligible for dual credit.

Step 2: Prepare for Dual Credit Information Session

 Prepare documents and sign up for Dual Credit Homeschool Information Session

  • high school transcript must be submitted at the time of registration for course(s) each semester.
    • Please bring a typed document to the dual credit information session.
  • A graduation plan of study must be submitted at the time of registration for course(s) each semester.
    • Please bring a typed document to the dual credit information session.
  • Dual Credit Homeschool Agreement will be completed during the Dual Credit Information Session. 
  • Parental Consent and Waiver will be reviewed and signed during the Dual Credit Information Session. 

Step 3: Registering & Dropping Classes

  • Search for classes and complete dual credit enrollment form during the Dual Credit Information Session

Step 4: Pay your Tuition

  • Go online to my.LoneStar.edu to view fee statement and pay

Step 5: Textbooks

  • Purchase textbooks and other course materials form the campus bookstore in new, used, rental, and e-book formats

Returning Homeschool Student Pre-Registration Steps

Step 1: Maintain a grade of C or better in all college courses completed for dual credit
Step 2:
Prepare updated documents for dual credit information session

  • high school transcript must be submitted at the time of registration for course(s) each semester.
    • Please bring a typed document to the dual credit information session.
  • A graduation plan of study must be submitted at the time of registration for course(s) each semester.
    • Please bring a typed document to the dual credit information session.

Step 3: Sign up for Dual Credit Homeschool Information Session by email CF-DCHomeschool@LoneStar.edu.

Dual Credit Homeschool Information Sessions for Fall 2019 Registration

Dual Credit Information Sessions are scheduled to assist homeschool students and parents/guardians to complete the forms required for registration. Spring registration opens on Priority registration Lone Star College-CyFair will be holding Dual Credit Information Sessions for new and returning homeschool students and their parents/guardians in the CyFair area on the following dates:

  • Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 1:00 PM
  • Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 10:00 AM
  • Monday, March 25, 2019 at 1:00 PM
  • Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 10:00 AM

RSVP by email: CF-DCHomeschool@LoneStar.edu

The Dual Credit Information Sessions are located at:
Lone Star College-Cypress Center
19710 Clay Rd.
Katy, TX 77449

For More Information

Phone: 832-920-5006, then select option 3
E-Mail: CF-DCHomeschool@LoneStar.edu

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