Student Success

Student Success is led by Wendell Williams, Associate Vice Chancellor, Student Success.

As a member of the Executive Vice Chancellor Council, Wendell provides system-wide leadership for student success programs and services.

The Office of Student Success encompasses Admissions and Enrollment Services, Financial Aid, Veterans Affairs, Student Development, and Student Services.

LSC offers a wide range of activities and services to meet the diverse needs of its students including learning centers, tutoring, placement testing, counseling and career exploration. Unique services for students with disabilities, resources for military veterans are also available.

Lone Star College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) to award Associate of Arts, Associate of Arts in Teaching, Associate of Science and Associate of Applied Science Degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lone Star College, to file a third-party comment at the time of the ten-year review, and to file a complaint against the institution for alleged non-compliance with a standard or requirement. Normal inquiries about Lone Star College such as admissions requirement, financial aid, educational programs, etc. should be addressed directly to Lone Star College and not to the Commission's office.

Educational Partnerships

Articulation
Responsible for articulation agreements between Lone Star College and four-year institutions as well as high school articulation.

Dual Credit & High School Articulation
Dual Credit is part of Lone Star College's exceptional admissions programs, designed for college-ready high school juniors and seniors seeking college-level instruction.

Library Technical Services
Tasked with management of Lone Star College library resources including research databases and library partnerships.

Financial Aid

Financial Aid meets and communicates with students to guide them through the state and federal financial aid process.

Veteran Affairs

Veterans Affairs provides veterans and their family members assistance in achieving their educational goals, making career transition, and aid with other personal issues which resulted from their service to our country.

Student Success Initiatives

Providing Ways for you to Succeed

The Lone Star College (LSC) has a variety of student success initiatives designed to help its adult learners succeed.

Achieving the Dream
Achieving the Dream is a long-term national initiative to help more community college students succeed – particularly those students who traditionally face the most significant barriers to success, including students of color, low-income students, and first generation college students.

My Degree Counts
This initiative supports students returning to finish their credentials by assisting in re-enrolling in classes and finding the right strategy to meet their goals.

Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP)
The QEP is an important and required component of the SACS accreditation process to enhance student learning and/or the learning environment through a specific set of instructional activities. The LSCS has named “Best Start” as its QEP.

Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE, a CCSSE Initiative)
A Center for Community College Student Engagement initiative that helps colleges to understand why some entering students persist and succeed while others do not.

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