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 credit college course since graduating from high school
You enrolled, but never successfully completed a 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.
Step Two: Register for New Student Orientation
The registration link for New Student Orientation is loctaed on the student checklist in your myLoneStar account by clicking "Complete New Student Orientation (Registration is REQUIRED).
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.
New students will receive pertinent information regarding LSC- Tomball resources, myLoneStar operation, 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 15 minutes prior to start time for easy check-in.
Orientation will begin promptly. Late arrivals will 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. You may change or reschedule your New Student Orientation at any time through your myLoneStar account.
Log in to your myLoneStar to schedule your New Student Orientation today!
If you arrive to orientation 10 minutes after the start time, you will be asked to reschedule.
Check-in begins 10 minutes before each session. Remember to bring your photo ID.
Step Three: Advising and Registration
At the conclusion of New Student Orientation, if your Check List is complete, you will be able to enroll in classes. Any of our knowledgeable advisors will be able to assist you with class selection and enrollment.