Veteran Advising Services
Ready to Register
Step 1: Speak wtih an advisor by email, phone or in-person
Step 2: Choose a major LoneStar.edu/Workforce
Step 3: Apply to Lone Star College LoneStar.edu/Admissions
Step 4: Request military transcript (under Military Forms)
Step 5: Apply for VA benefits
Step 6: Request for certification
Step 7: Apply for Financial Aid (VA educational benefits do not prevent you from receiving financial aid). Complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) application using LSC school code 011145.
Do Not Drop/Hold Process
If you submit your Request for Certification before the due date listed below, you will automatically receive a Do Not Drop/Hold Service Indicator (B14) on your account.
To qualify for a Do Not Drop/Hold (B14), students must meet the following criteria:
- Students must be utilizing one of the following benefits: Chapter 31, Chapter 33 or Hazlewood*.
- Students cannot have an outstanding balance from a prior term.
- Students must submit a Request for Certification each semester before the following due dates(s):
|Semester Date||Due Date|
|Winter Mini||December 4, 2018|
|Spring||January 2, 2019|
If you do not submit your Request for Certification by the due date(s) listed above, you will need to contact the Business Office to set up a payment arrangement so that you will not be dropped from your classes.
*PLEASE NOTE: Hazlewood students must also follow the due dates above as well as submit all required documents no later than one week prior to the end of the term.
Work Study Positions Available
Veterans Financial Services is currently accepting applications for those that are eligible. Please complete an application and submit it to GIBILL@lonestar.edu for eligibility determination. (Note: Students are not required to submit a resume or cover letter per the VA).
VetSuccess on Campus
The VetSuccess on Campus (VSOC) program aims to help Veterans, Service members, and their qualified dependents succeed and thrive through a coordinated delivery of on-campus benefits assistance and counseling, leading to completion of their education and preparing them to enter the labor market in viable careers. For more information, contact Ann Waywell at 713-515-1608.
To lead in the educational achievements of military veterans and those military-affiliated student populations – to continue to engage in mentorship and professional development of those who have and continue to serve and sacrifice for liberty and freedom.
To become a model of excellence with regard to providing best in class access to post-secondary education by embracing the spirit and intent of true advocacy on the part of the military-affiliated and traditionally under-served student populations.
Please contact Veterans Financial Services if you have any questions or concerns at GIBILL@LoneStar.edu or call 281-290-2922.
Campus Veteran Liaisons
Students using GI Bill benefits and Tuition Assistance (TA) must meet with their Education Service Officer (ESO) and Campus Veteran Liaison prior to enrolling in classes to ensure eligibility requirements.
Veterans Advising Services
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