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Financial Aid

Helping students reduce the cost of education

Financial Help

Applying for Fall 2024-25
A new simplified FAFSA has been introduced for the 2024-2025 academic year.

Financial Aid Hotline
281.290.2700

Live Chat
Log in to your myLoneStar student account to chat with a representative.

Big Changes Coming!

FAFSA is the official form that students or their families use to apply for financial assistance for college from the federal government. There are some significant changes taking place and its important you understand them so you don't leave money on the table.

Get the latest insights from Dr. Gerald Napoles on the Department of Education's new announcements and learn how Lone Star College is supporting you. 

2024-2025 Application Updates

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Lone Star College is ready to help you cross the FAFSA finish line!

LSC understands that many of you are facing issues when it comes getting your FAFSA processed, but there is good news. Lone Star College has the experts on hand to help you understand exactly where you stand when it comes to your application.

Here's what we're doing...

 

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1. Adapting Quickly:
We are preparing our staff and tweaking our systems to handle the updated FAFSA information the moment it comes through. We want to ensure a smooth transition for everyone involved. Financial aid offers for the upcoming school year will be made for students who qualify as soon as possible.

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2. Keeping You Informed:
Communication is key. Once Lone Star College processes your FAFSA, we will email you with any additional information we may need to award you financial aid.

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3. A Helping Hand:
Our Financial Aid team is preparing for a busy season, ready to answer your questions and offer support as we work through the updated information together.

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4. What You Can Do Now:
Be sure your 2024-25 Scholarship Application has been completed. Lone Star College offers many scholarship opportunities to assist with funding your education. To complete your scholarship application, visit: LoneStar.edu/Scholarships.

FAFSA Process

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Submission

Submit a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) through the U.S. Department of Education. You will be required to set up a FSA ID during the FAFSA process.

Use LSC school code 011145.

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Verification

You may be selected for a process called Verification. If selected, you will be notified of any requirements via your LSCS campus email address. Promptly submit the requested information to avoid delays.

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Accepted

It takes approximately three weeks to process financial aid applications. Once you have been offered financial aid, you can view your Financial Aid package in myLoneStar

TASFA Students

Texas has a financial aid application for students who are not United States citizens or eligible noncitizens, but who are Texas residents. You may be eligible to receive state financial aid by completion of the Texas Application for State Financial Aid (TASFA).

Learn More

 

Find out what's new and happening in Financial Aid with updates and information sessions.

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What is Financial Aid?

Financial aid helps students and their families pay for college. This financial assistance covers educational expenses including tuition, fees, books, and supplies. There are several types of financial aid that may be combined into your financial aid package.

Need Help?

The Financial Aid Office will be hosting virtual presentations to assist students with understanding financial aid processes. See the presentations schedule here.

 
 

Help with Financial Aid

Call: 281.290.2700

Financial Aid Contact Center Summer Hours:
M - Thu 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. 
Friday  8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Email: FACC@LoneStar.edu

Live Chat:
Monday - Thursday: 9 am to 4 pm
Friday 9 am to 2 pm
Log in to your myLoneStar student account to chat with a representative.

Campuses:
Offices & Locations

Interpreter Services
If you or someone you know requires language assistance, simply call us at 281.290.2700 and ask for an interpreter. More than 240 languages are available including Spanish, Vietnamese, Urdu and many Chinese dialects. Interpreter services are provided free of charge, and all calls are confidential.

Offices & Locations

 

LSC-CyFair

Alberto Cuevas
Financial Aid Manager
CASA 105

Mon - Thu 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. 
Fri - Sat 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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LSC-Houston North Fairbanks

Matthew Velez
Financial Aid Manager

Mon - Thu 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. 
Fri - Sat 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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LSC-Houston North Greenspoint

Matthew Velez 
Financial Aid Manager
Student Services Suite/1st Floor

Mon - Thu 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. 
Fri - Sat 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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LSC-Houston North Victory

Matthew Velez 
Financial Aid Manager

Mon - Thu 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. 
Fri - Sat 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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LSC-Kingwood

Greg Rawlinson
Financial Aid Manager
SCC 150

Mon - Thu 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. 
Fri - Sat 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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LSC-Montgomery

Krista Tyler-Raye (Interim)
Financial Aid Manager
Building MSC

Mon - Thu 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. 
Fri - Sat 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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LSC-North Harris

Janice Garza (Interim)
Financial Aid Manager
SSB 101

Mon - Thu 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. 
Fri - Sat 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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LSC-Tomball

Molly Amaya 
Financial Aid Manager
S114

Mon - Thu 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. 
Fri - Sat 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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LSC-University Park

Jacqueline Harris
Financial Aid Manager
Building 12 - Suite 233

Mon - Thu 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. 
Fri - Sat 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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LSC-Online

Priscilla Valenzuela (Interim)
Financial Aid Manager

Mon - Thu 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. 
Fri - Sat 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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