LSC-Houston North offers the following services at all four campus locations:
Computers available for students and community members
2-hour loan of calculators, textbooks, headsets for students/faculty use
Access to all library databases (includes articles & videos on English, History, Science, Medical, News and current events)
Designated quiet study areas
Student/Staff ID badges -No appointments are necessary.
The Library, Testing Center, and Tutoring Services are fully open to assist students.
LSC-Houston North Library Services has four campus locations to serve you. Please contact the campus coordinator for questions specific to a location.
LibGuides:Library research guides have been created for all major disciplines and special topics. These can be customized for your course/assignment. Our collection can be found here https://hnresearch.LoneStar.edu
Live proctored Instructional exams for students enrolled in LSC-Houston North classes only
Faculty should limit requests for live, on-site proctoring to major exams (e.g., mid-term, finals) for fully online and hybrid classes.
Faculty should arrange to live proctor their own exams in available computers labs on campus or via WebEx for exams outside these limits.
Testing services will be provided for students needing accommodations.
All students must have a completed test request form by their instructor.
Proctored academic tests are by appointment only so please ensure that your student has set up their appointment.
Please note that these services are on a first come first serve basis due to our capacity. Instructors are responsible for informing their students that they must contact the testing center from which they received their initial test request form to set up their testing appointment.
Students are required to schedule an appointment at least 3 business days in advance to ensure that testing can take place.
After the test request form is approved the instructor will inform the student to schedule an appointment that work best for their schedule using the following link Houston North Appointment Request form.
Faculty Procedures for Individual Students
Instructor will fill out the test request form. Click here for testing request form. The request form will be sent to the LSC-Houston North Academic Testing location of the instructor choice. Please click one of the email addresses below to submit your form.
Lone Star College Testing Centers provide a variety of testing services to students including, but not limited to Placement Exams, Make-up Exams/LSC-Online Exams, Correspondence Exams, Challenge exams Foreign Language Exams and Exams for students approved for ADA Accommodations. No testing will begin within the last hour of closing.
Testing Services include:
Academic exams Accuplacer ESL and Math Challenge Exams Correspondence for Academic Exams GED Pearson Vue TSIA2 TCFP
Our Testing Centers are currently only offering the TSIA 2.0 placement test in person and virtually. For information on how to take the placement test, contact HN-Testing@LoneStar.edu For information on availability of Pearson Vue placement exams and certifications, contact HN-Testing@LoneStar.edu
Tutoring resources are available to all students free of charge. Our tutors help students improve their learning techniques to promote a sense of independence and empowerment over the subject content. The goal is to help students understand and master the course content and encourage independent learning. Tutoring is available in a variety of formats and you can contact us directly at HN-Tutoring@LoneStar.edu.
Lone Star College Houston North tutors are available to tutor in:
Mathematics (Basic Skills Calculus II)
Writing (Panther Writing Center is available to help with essays, papers, or research papers)
Lone Star College-Houston North tutors are also available virtually via WebEx personal rooms to students with access to a computer with webcam capabilities. Tutoring via WebEx phone is also available. Contact HN-Tutoring@LoneStar.edu for tutor WebEx personal room links and schedules.
Instant access to live help for college students in core subjects 24/7/365 access 300 minutes of tutoring each year (Jan-Dec) for students with at least one fully online class live, one-to-one online tutoring in all major Higher Ed subjects, including, but not limited to:
Mathematics (Basic Skills - Calculus II)
Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology
Online - Offered through Brainfuse and Tutor Match (student must be enrolled in at least one (1) fully online class). Brainfuse provides students the ability to schedule a live online tutoring session with a LSC tutor for assistance in their course. Students can access Brainfuse by logging into D2L and clicking the Brainfuse link. Brainfuse Tutor Match (Accessing Brainfuse Instructions)
WebEx Tutoring Session- Student can choose to schedule an appointment with an LSC-Houston North tutor using WebEx Video Communication System. A WebEx tutoring session will be very similar to a face-to-face session, except the session is conducted through WebEx. Tutoring Services include:
There are various ways for you to contact us for general information and virtual reference services. Librarians are now available to be embedded into each class to further assist students.
Email: For general questions about library services contact HN-Library@lonestar.edu. We are monitoring this account during our normal operating hours.To reach a location directly, please contact the following:
Circulation: We have a limited supply of physical material on campus; however students are free to return books to any of our locations.
Course Reserves: We will work with faculty to meet students needs as best as possible during this time. Please contact the Library Coordinators if you have questions about course reserves.
FREE Tutoring: for all students enrolled at Lone Star College. All students currently have 90 min of online tutoring with Brainfuse for the rest of the semester and access to Tutor Match which utilizes the campus tutors. In addition, students can schedule one on one WebEx Tutor Sessions. Read more below!