Getting Started at LSC-Houston North

At Lone Star College-Houston North, we offer our students a unique educational experience. Our mission is dedicated to putting students first, and serving the community by advocating for and providing opportunities that enrich lives.

Our 8-week classes and small class sizes allow students to have the attention they deserve and the study time they need while still balancing outside responsibilities.

Whether it be enrolling in just two 8-week classes at a time, attending Saturdays only or learning skilled trades in our workforce programs, LSC-Houston North is here to help you succeed!

Ready to apply to LSC-Houston North?

Lone Star College is an open-enrollment institution and applying is always free. Follow the steps below, and If you have any questions, please contact the Admissions & Records Department at HN-Admissions@LoneStar.edu or (832) 782-5001.


Complete an application with LSC-Houston North!

The application to Lone Star College is offered through ApplyTexas at no cost.

  • Create an account utilizing a unique username and password.
  • Please note if you have ever applied to a college in TX, through ApplyTX, you already have an account.
  • The application will ask you to provide demographic information, educational background, and residency.
  • Resubmit your ApplyTexas application.
  • To get help with completing the application, please schedule a virtual appointment or visit any LSC-Houston North location.

For questions, please contact the Admissions & Records Department at HN-Admissions@LoneStar.edu or (832) 782-5001.


Social Security Number on File

All students applying for FAFSA are required to provide a SSN on file. Providing your social security card will help verify documents and access to records

Follow one of the options below to satisfy this requirement:

  • Visit any of our four LSC-Houston North locations to provide your social security card.
  • Take a picture of the front and back of your social security card and email it to HN-Admissions@LoneStar.edu. Please be sure the front of your card is signed.

If you have any questions, please contact the Admissions & Records Department at HN-Admissions@LoneStar.edu or (832) 782-5001.


Placement Testing

New students are required to submit college readiness scores to demonstrate college readiness in Reading, Writing, and Mathematics.

Complete one of the following options to satisfy this requirement:

  • Submit your SAT or ACT scores (within the past 5 years), view qualifying testing scores at the bottom of our Placement Testing page. or
  • If you have completed TSI testing within 5 years at another institution or ISD, we can retrieve your scores.  Contact Testing Staff  for more information. or
  • Provide an official transcript indicating completion of college level English or Algebra to our Admissions & Records Department. Your transcript can be sent electronically or delivered in person. or
  • LSC-Houston North also uses alternative placement standards approved by the coordinating board. Contact our Academic Advising for more information.    

If you have any questions, please contact the Admissions & Records Department at HN-Admissions@LoneStar.edu or (832) 782-5001.


Placement Testing Prep

Pre-Assessment Activity (PAA) for TSI Assessment

  • The pre-assessment activity is required to complete the TSI Assessment
  • Students are required to complete the PAA and provide a certificate of completion.
  • Students can access the PAA by visiting tsipreview.com.  Our Testing staff can look your status to see if you have completed the PAA, HN-Testing@LoneStar.edu.
  • Once the pre-assessment is completed, students can take their TSI Assessment.  
  • TSI Exempt students are not required to complete the pre-assessment.

If you have any questions, please contact the Admissions & Records Department at HN-Admissions@LoneStar.edu or (832) 782-5001.


Bacterial Meningitis

A Meningitis Vaccination or booster is required for admissions if you are younger than 22. Meningitis clinics are offered throughout the year on our campuses, click HERE for dates and locations.

Exceptions to the meningitis shot requirement are available to students by providing evidence of the following:

  • Students who are 22 years of age or older.
  • Students who a fully online.
  • Early college, dual credit or other exceptional admissions students not enrolled in classes on a Lone Star College campus.
  • Students enrolled in Non-credit Career & Continuing Education courses that are not linked to a credit course.
  • To learn more about medical exemption, visit the Bacterial Meningitis Vaccination Compliance page.

If you have any questions, please contact the Admissions & Records Department at HN-Admissions@Lonestar.edu or (832) 782-5001.


Submitting HS/GED Transcripts

LSC-Houston North make it easy to send transcripts or General Education Development (GED). Students are responsible for contacting the high school they graduated from to request their transcript.

  • TREx: Fastest way to send high school transcripts
  • Electronic: HN-Admssions@LoneStar.edu
  • International: All students who graduated from outside the US please visit our LoneStar.edu/international-students webpage.
  • In-Person: Drop off your sealed transcript to any LSC-Houston North location
  • Mail:  Official transcripts can be mailed to the address below:  
              Lone Star College-Houston North Fairbanks
              Attn: Admissions & Records
              14955 Northwest Freeway
              Houston, Texas 77040

If you have any questions, please contact the Admissions & Records Department at HN-Admissions@Lonestar.edu or (832) 782-5001.


Submitting College Transcripts

To register for classes LSC-Houston North must have official transcripts from all colleges or universities you have previously attended.  Once received, it may take 2-4 weeks for your transcript to be evaluated for appropriate credit.

  • SPEEDE: Most Texas institutions send official transcripts electronically via the SPEEDE network, please check with your institution.
  • In-Person: Drop off your sealed transcript to any LSC-Houston North location.
  • Official PDF Transcripts:  HN-Admissions@LoneStar.edu
  • Mail:   Official transcripts can be mailed to the address below:  
               Lone Star College-Houston North Fairbanks
               Attn: Admissions & Records
               14955 Northwest Freeway
               Houston, Texas 77040

If you have any questions, please contact the Admissions & Records Department at HN-Admissions@LoneStar.edu or (832) 782-5001.


New Student Orientation

LSC-Houston North is dedicated to the success of all First-Time-In-College (FTIC) students. All new students are required to attend New Student Orientation (NSO). NSO is designed to give you the tools you need to be successful both inside and outside the classroom. Participants will also enroll in courses.

  • LSC-Houston North offers On-The-Spot Orientations regularly throughout the week.
  • You can register for online orientation by logging into your myLonestar portal. Visit LoneStar.edu/houstonnorth-orientation for up-to-date information about our Orientation Schedule. If you have any questions, please contact The New Student Orientation Department at HN-NSO@LoneStar.edu.

If you have any other questions, please contact the Admissions & Records Department at HN-Admissions@LoneStar.edu or (832) 782-5001.


CHSRMA Completion

In order to fulfill LSCís mission and comply with federal and state requirements, all new students will be required to complete the new LSC Student Campus Health, Safety, and Risk-Management Awareness (CHSRMA) Online Modules.

All new students to LSC will receive an email via their My.LoneStar.edu email account with a link to access the modules. All modules are to be completed during your first term at LSC.

If you have any questions, please contact the Admissions & Records Department at HN-Admissions@Lonestar.edu or (832)782-5001.

 

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