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Veteran Advising Services

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Live chat with the LSC Veteran Advising Services is available Monday - Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. If you are enrolled and have benefit questions, please email GIBill@LoneStar.edu.

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STEP 1  Contact a team member through Live Chat, send an email to LSC-MilitaryServices@LoneStar.edu or call 832.519.2859.

STEP 2   Choose a major at Lone Star College Programs of Study* or contact Veteran Workforce Advisor Adam Newsome at Adam.Newsome@LoneStar.edu or call 832.519.2867. 

STEP 3   Apply to Lone Star College LoneStar.edu/Admissions-Application.
Request all official College and Military (Air Force and All Other Branches) transcripts and submit to LSC**

STEP 4   Apply for VA Benefits (Apply for a new benefit or Update current education benefits) For campus specific questions speak with a Veterans Academic Advisor

STEP 5  Apply for Federal Student Aid  by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) use our LSC School Code 011145 ***

STEP 6  Register for classes with the help of your Veterans Academic Advisor 

STEP 7  Request for Certification by selecting the “Request for Certification Form” Option

*If you have interest in our Fast Track Course of study or Workforce programs, please contact Hector Marquez at 281.290.3784.

**If you have questions or require assistance with obtaining your transcript(s), please contact one of our Veterans Academic Advisors.

***If you have questions, please contact our Financial Aid Contact Center

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Do Not Drop/Hold Process

If you submit your Request for Certification before the due date(s) listed below, you will automatically receive a Do Not Drop/Hold Service Indicator (B14) on your account.  

Eligibility Requirements
To qualify for a Do Not Drop/Hold (B14), students must meet the following criteria:

  1. Students must be utilizing one of the following benefits:  Chapter 31, Chapter 33 or Hazlewood.*
  2. Students cannot have an outstanding balance from a prior term.
  3. Students must submit a Request for Certification each semester before the following due dates(s):
Semester  Due Date
May Mini  April 30, 2019
Summer May 21, 2019
Fall August 13, 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). 

Eligibility Requirements

VetSuccess on Campus

The VetSuccess on Campus (VSOC) program is here 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.

Mission Statement

The mission of LSC Veterans Financial Services is to lead in the educational achievements of military veterans, those still serving, and the families of both so that we may continue to engage in the mentorship and professional development of those who sacrifice for our liberty and freedom. 

We strive to become a model of excellence through the provision of best in class access to post-secondary education by engaging in 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 via email at GIBILL@LoneStar.edu or call 281-290-2922.



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