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/Student-Resources.
**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.
Start by submitting the online application through ApplyTexas. Interested in a bachelor’s degree program at LSC? Select the button to “create a new 2 year college admissions application” and then “Lone Star College System” when prompted. The first option when you select “School/Program” is “Bachelor Degrees at LSC” which will then display the bachelor’s degrees starting this Fall.
New Student Orientation (NSO)
All students required to complete NSO can access the online orientation from the applicant tile in the my.LoneStar.edu student portal. If assistance is needed, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Only transcripts requests sent electronically from high schools or colleges will be processed while the facilities are closed due to COVID-19. No LSC transcript requests for mail or pick-up delivery will be processed during this time either. For more information on how to request a transcript be sent electronically to LSC, or from LSC to another institution, choose the page below that best fits your needs:
Any questions related to COVID-19 or other related questions
Q: Will registration be impacted?
A: Fall registration begins April 15, 2020. If you need help registering for a spring semester class, please contact your campus advising office via the email address listed above.
Q: When can I register for the summer?
A: Registration is currently available online and you can work with your campus advising office via the email address listed above.
Q: When can I register for the fall?
A: Registration will be available online beginning April 15, 2020.
Dropping a Course
Students may drop a course by contacting an advisor. Please note that dropping a course may have financial aid implications. Please check with Financial Aid Office before you drop a course. (See Financial Aid section for contact information.)
LSC Online classes that started before spring break (March 9, 2020) resumed as of March 23, 2020.
If your class was scheduled to start March 16, 2020, face to face or online, it will now start Online April 13, 2020.
Q: Which classes will be moved online, and which will remain face to face?
A: Click here to see which classes will be moved online and which remain face to face.
Please check with your high school to determine when face to face classes on your high school campus are beginning.
All remaining classes resume April 13, 2020. Which classes will be moved online and which remain face to face will be shared with students by April 10, 2020. All decisions will be made with each student’s health and academic success in mind.
Dual credit students enrolled in class online, hybrid or face to face at a Lone Star College Campus, please note the following adjustments:
Online courses that began BEFORE March 9, 2020, resumed as of March 23, 2020.
All face to face, hybrid and 2nd 8-week courses will resume April 13, 2020.
Workforce classes such as welding, automotive, etc. may have other requirements, so please contact your instructor.
The Spring 2020 semester has been extended to end May 22, 2020.
Lone Star College Testing Centers will not be available until campuses reopen. Click here for more information on College Testing Centers.
Select your registered campus and enter your course information. Please select home ship at this time (NO in-store pickup available). Free shipping applies to all orders during the campuses closure. The bookstores are shipping orders through UPS. Learn more at LoneStar.bncollege.com.
Check-in Rental Book(s): Go to Rental FAQ link (bottom left) on LoneStar.bncollege.com to learn how you can ship in your rental book(s) with a prepaid UPS return label. Rental book due date - May 11, 2020.
LSC Regalia Information:Commencement is canceled
Once the stores reopen, students will need to contact or visit the bookstore for instructions on refunds from Herff Jones.
Selling Back Textbooks: Once bookstores reopen, contact or visit the bookstores for instructions. Forms of payment will be refunded in the same form. Students who paid with Financial Aid will need to visit the store in and will be paid in cash. Get contact information and addresses for all LSC Bookstores at LoneStar.edu/Bookstore.
Need Course Materials or LSC Apparel & Gifts: Submit your online order through our website, LoneStar.bncollege.com.
March Textbook refunds: students should hold on to their receipts for refunds when the stores are re-open. All textbooks must be in original purchase condition. Refunds will be offered in the original form of payment.
Mail-in refunds: will occur the day your textbook is received back into the bookstore. Please email the bookstore for confirmation of your shipment.
Lone Star College wants you to stay on course with achieving your educational goals. If you have concerns about meeting some of life's basic needs, you can be distracted from your path to success.
Many Lone Star College academic support resources are transitioning to online; however, during campus closures due to COVID-19, on campus CARE resources will not be available. There are still many off campus resources available!
Communities in Schools/Counseling
Communities In Schools of Houston (CIS) is dedicated to supporting students. While CIS adheres to current Center For Disease Control guidelines CIS remains available to provide students with supportive guidance and to address basic and/or emergency needs through health and human services referrals. At the moment, the very best way to reach the CIS staff assigned to your campus community is through email communication. Please click here for current CIS staff phone numbers and emails. Call or email and CIS staff will contact you for a phone conference.
Lone Star College Counseling Services
Lone Star College counselors are master’s level professionals ready to assist students in meeting academic, career and personal goals. LSC counselors also assist students facing academic difficulty (e.g., academic warning, probation, and suspension) - helping students to develop new strategies to achieve academic goals. LSC Counselors are working remotely during the COVID-19 campus closure and are committed to responding to e-mails and phone calls in a timely manner. For counselor contact information, please visit the LSC Counseling Services webpage.
Moving from an in-person class to an online class is a good time for each student to reconnect with their Disability Service Provider who has been coordinating accommodations to determine what changes (if any) will be needed.
LSC students who need to request or renew accommodations can click here.
LSC-Online has a link for students who are new to online learning that can help them get acclimated to what they will need and how to access their classes.