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LSC-Tomball New Student Orientation

Welcome to the Pack! 

We are excited you have chosen Lone Star College -Tomball to begin your college career. By choosing to attend New Student Orientation, you are starting off on a path to success. First time in college (FTIC) students are required to attend New Student Orientation, but all students are welcome to participate. It is an opportunity to connect with other new students and learn more about LSC-Tomball, including resources that are available to students. Additionally, Academic Advisors will be available to help students select and enroll in classes for their first semester.

You are considered a first time in college (FTIC) student if:

  • You have never taken a for-credit college course since graduating from high school
  • You  enrolled in but  never successfully completed a for-credit college course 
  • You previously took college credit while enrolled in high school

Step One:  Meet with an FTIC Advisor

No appointment needed, just sign in at the Advising front counter located in the Commons. You will receive information on completing an online application, Bacterial Meningitis state requirements, placement testing, degree options and much, much more. After meeting with your FTIC advisor the opportunity to sign up for Orientation may be found on the checklist in your myLoneStar account by clicking Complete New Student Orientation. All prior items in your checklist must be completed before you will be able to select an Orientation date, which may include:
   Complete an LSCS Admissions Application
   Complete all necessary placement testing and submit scores
   Satisfy the requirement for Bacterial Meningitis Vaccination

           ** Once uploaded to Magnus Health, documents may take up to 48 hours to process. Check your Student Portal to verify Magnus approval.

Step Two: Attend Orientation 

 New students will receive pertinent information regarding LSC- Tomball resources, myLoneStar operation, catalog interpretation, take a tour of the campus and experience and introduction to the “Wolf Pack” culture. You will also have the opportunity to speak with an advisor and enroll in classes as part of the Orientation session.

Please be sure you have completed the check list above, bring a photo ID and arrive 30 minutes prior to start time for easy check-in, in the Commons.

Orientation will begin promptly. Late arrivals may be asked to reschedule. Please arrange your schedule to attend the entire time listed..Walk-Ins will be allowed only if the session is not full and the student has completed all of the above requirements.

Log in  to your myLoneStar to schedule your New Student Orientation today!


November 15     2pm-5pm

November 17     9am-12pm

November 22     2pm-5pm

November 29     2pm-5pm

December 1      9am-12pm

Check your myLoneStar for more dates at LSC-Tomball  


LSC-Creekside Center

November 15     10am-1pm

November 22     10am-1pm

December 1       2pm-5pm

Check your myLoneStar for more dates at LSC-Creekside Center


Step Three: Advising and Registration

At the conclusion of New Student Orientation you will be able to enroll in classes. Any of our knowledgeable advisors will be able to assist you with class selection and enrollment.


Find Us on Facebook

Join our LSC-Tomball Orientation Facebook group and stay up to date on information important to all first year students. Login to Facebook and search for 'LSC-Tomball Orientation.'

For questions regarding New Student Orientation, please contact the office of Outreach and Recruitment at (281) 357-3782 or mailto:roadi@lonestar.edu.