LSC-University Park Next Start Classes

Start on Your Time with Next Start!

Welcome to Lone Star College-University Park, where innovation meets world-class education that’s close to home. Whether you are beginning your college career, continuing strong on your current path or gaining new skills to stay ahead, LSC-University Park has an option for you!

You can enroll in the Next Start session or add one more class to finish your degree faster! Courses begin throughout the semester and are offered through in-person, online, and hybrid formats at various times, including days, nights, and weekends, for students who need flexible schedules. Plus, you can register for a course right up to the first day of each class!

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Now Open for Registration
May Minimester May 13, 2024
Summer Session 1 June 3, 2024
Summer Session 2 July 11, 2024
Opening for Registration April 10, 2024
Fall Semester August 26, 2024
Friday, Saturday & Sunday Classes September 6 - 8, 2024
8-Week Fall Session 2 October 21, 2024
Opening for Registration October 14, 2024
Winter Minimester December 16, 2024
  • A Minimester is a “miniature semester” of either 3- or 4-Week length taking place after the Fall and Spring Semesters, in December and May. When searching for classes, select the Spring Term for the December Minimester and the Summer Term for the May Minimester. Use the left-hand navigation to choose a 3- or 4-Week Mini Session to display only the Minimester courses.


Below you will find information to help you enroll.

Admissions – Apply to Lone Star College

All students applying must follow Lone Star College admissions guidelines.

Need help applying?
View our helpful how-to apply video for step-by-step instructions. 

Class Schedule & Registration

Review the classes offered at LSC-University Park to see which ones will work best for you. Classes may fill up quickly, so we recommend that you register as early as possible. Also check the class listing periodically to see if additional class sections are available. To register, visit LoneStar.edu/Registration.

Academic Advising

LSC-University Park encourages students to participate in advising. Meet with an advisor to choose courses and make appropriate decisions concerning your academic goals.

If you need to contact our advisors, email UPAdvising@LoneStar.edu.

Academic Calendar

View the detailed registration schedule and important dates on our Academic Calendar

Academic Course Load and Overload

A full-time course load is 12 to 18 credit hours. An overload is defined as attempting more than 18 credit hours in the fall or spring term. An overload during any term must be approved by the academic vice president or designee. 

Tuition and Fees

For more information, visit our payment page.

To see our affordable in-district, out-of-district and out-of-state rates visit our Tuition page.

Payment Due Dates

Students are responsible for paying charges by the payment due date. Students not paying by the due date may be dropped from their classes. For students registering on or after classes begin, payment will be due upon registration.

Go to myLoneStar to make a payment or set up a payment plan.

Upcoming Payment Due Dates:

May Minimester May 5, 2023 by 7PM, CST
Summer Semester May 26, 2023 by 7PM, CST
Fall Semester August 5, 2023 by 11PM, CST
Winter Minimester December 8, 2023 by 7PM, CST

For more information about payment options, visit our payment page.

Financial Aid

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