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Coronavirus Update

All LSC facilities remain closed through April 30. Classes moving online resume April 13. Click here for course conversion information. Fall registration begins April 15. Additional student resources can be found at LoneStar.edu/Coronavirus.

**Important Update** Students must first complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid form (FAFSA) before being eligible to apply for financial aid and other scholarships. Apply now at LoneStar.edu/CARESAct.

Requesting Accommodations

Lone Star College is committed to ensuring students with disabilities have equal access to LSC programs, services, and activities. It is important for LSC students to know how to request accommodations and who to talk to.  See the information below for new and returning students.

Commonly Requested College Accommodations

New Students: Getting Started

1. Self-Identify.
Contact the LSC Disability Services Office where you are taking classes and self-identify as a student with a disability.  Visit Campus Contacts.

2. Request accommodations online through VDAC.
The LSC Virtual Disability Assistance Center (VDAC) is the Lone Star College cloud-based software hosting a secure location that will process and hold disability services requests and records for students with disabilities at all LSC campuses.  Forms and guidance are located at the Disability Services Office web page at Additional Resources.

3. Provide documentation.
Students are responsible for providing documentation of disability. Because K-12 and Higher Education laws differ, it is important to note that K-12 documentation may not fully satisfy LSC documentation requirements. Forms and guidance are located at the Disability Services Office web page at Additional Resources.

4. Actively engage.
You matter! LSC expects students to actively participate in all discussions and decision-making about your accommodations. Stay engaged!

Returning Students: A New Semester

Lone Star College Policy states that students must identify themselves each semester as individuals requesting accommodation based on a qualifying disability.

This is because the type of class (e.g., online, lecture) and the subject (e.g., Math, Art) are just a few items considered when developing accommodations.

Once accommodation eligibilities are approved, LSC students log in to the Virtual Disability Assistance Center (VDAC) to select which eligibilities they will apply to each class.

Log in to VDAC and renew accommodation requests today.

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