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Dual Credit for Homeschool Students

REGISTRATION FOR

SUMMER 2020 AND FALL 2020

IS NOW OPEN


HOMESCHOOL DUAL CREDIT 

New Homeschool Dual Credit Student

  • Individuals New to Our Homeschool Dual Credit Program are required to attend a virtual online session

1.  RSPV for an Online Virtual Homeschool Dual Credit Information Session

  • Wednesday, May 20th @ 2:00 PM (RSVP by Monday, May 18th @ 9:00 AM)

2.  Email:  CF-DCHomeschool@Lonestar.edu - to receive an email invite to attend scheuled Virtual Online Session

  • Please include your name, along with the date and time of the session you are requesting to attend
  • Online Information Sessions will be via WebEx - download via PC or phone app

3.  Upon receipt of you request - we will send an email confirmation with all Meeting Info and a link to access the Virtual Online Session

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the information listed above, please feel free to contact us:

  • Virtual Office Hours:  Monday - Friday - 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

TESTING INFORMATION

Homeschool Dual Credit Student

Do you need to take any of the tests listed below to register for classes for

Summer 2020 or Fall 2020?

TSI Test

Next Generation Accuplacer

AVANT Test

Please Do No Contact the Testing Department!!! 

Contact the Homeschool Dual Credit Department either by phone or email to facilitate scheduling a test date for Summer 2020 or Fall 2020

Email:  CF-DCHomeschool@LoneStar.edu

Phone: 832.910.9889 -- this phone number is being used while we are working remotely


RETURNING HOMESCHOOL STUDENTS

  • To register for either the Summer 2020 or Fall 2020 semesters, please follow the steps listed below:

    • Email:  CF-DCHomeschool@Lonestar.edu to request a registration information.  Registration requests must be sent via student's my.lonestar email account.

      •  Please include in your email request for dual credit registration -- which semester you would like to register for (Summer 2020 or Fall 2020).
      • Request for Fall 2020 registration will require completion of updated Dual Credit Homeschool Agreement.  We will send this document, along with the registration form to each student's my.lonestar email.
        1. Each student must submit an updated homeschool transcript -- document must be emailed from student's my.lonestar email account.
        2. Each student must submit an updated graduation plan  -- document must be emailed from student's my.lonestar email account.
        3. Upon receipt we will review all requests for registration to ensure that we have all required documentation and that the student has met all dual credit program requirements:
          • Updated homeschool transcript
          • Updated graduation plan
          • Updated Homeschool Dual Credit Agreement (Only for Fall 2020 registration)
          • Minimum required test scores on file
          • Pre - requisites (if required for class)
        4. Once registration has been completed for Summer 2020, we will send notification to the Business Office to apply the dual credit waiver.
        5. All registration requests for Fall 2020 will be processed the first day of Fall Registration -- April 15th and there after.
      • If you have any questions or concerns regarding the information listed above, please feel free to contact us:

      • Virtual Office Hours:  Monday - Friday -- 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Step 1: Pre-Registration 

1. Apply: Application for Admission
2. Bacterial Meningitis Vaccination: Complete Bacterial Meningits Vaccination Requirements
3. Testing: 
    Option 1:
 See other qualifying assessment scores for Dual Credit

  • To submit other qualifying assessments scores: 
    • Request to send official score report to Lone Star College via College Board or ACT (may take up to two weeks) or
    • Print online score report in front of college official in the Cypress Learning Commons, room 101. Then, request to see Admission Specialist for Homeschool Dual Credit at the Admissions & Registration Front Counter to submit the score report

    Option 2: Placement Testing with the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Assessment

  • Complete Pre-Assessment Activity (PAA)
  • Optional: Attend TSI Review Session
  • After completing application, vaccination requirements, and PAA, you must visit the Homeschool Department at the Cypress Center Campus to request a TSI test referral form.
    • Please noteThe initial test fee is waived for high school students taking the TSI Assessement for Dual Credit enrollment. Retesting is $10 per section or $29 for all three parts.
    • Photo ID will be required

4. Placement: Confirm college-level placement for Dual Credit eligiblity

  • Send email to CF-DCHomeschool@LoneStar.edu to confirm dual credit eligiblity in TSI subject areas: Reading and Writing and/or Math
    • If eligible in Reading and Writing and/or Math, you will receive instructions by email of how to sign up for the Dual Credit Homeschool Information Session in Step 2. 
    • If ineligible in Reading and Writing and/or Math, you will receive instructions by email of how to retest and/or contact information for the Continuing Education office to sign up for classes addressing developmental topics to prepare to retake the TSI Assessment. The homeschool student may not move to step 2 until the placment test scores are presented demonstrating college readiness.
      • Please note: Developmental courses are ineligible for dual credit.

Step 2: Prepare for Dual Credit Information Session

 Prepare documents and sign up for Dual Credit Homeschool Information Session

  • homeschool transcript must be submitted at the time of registration for course(s) each semester.
    • Please bring a typed document to the dual credit information session.
      • Transcript must include
        • Student's name
        • Student's date of birth
        • Homeschool name
        • Expected graduation date
        • Transcript print date
        • Principal's signatures
        • Courses completed thus far arranged by academic year, grade level, semester, and grades
  • graduation plan of study must be submitted at the time of registration for course(s) each semester.
    • Please bring a typed document to the dual credit information session.
      • Graduation Plan must include
        • Student's name
        • Homeschool name
        • Graduation plan print date
        • Principal's signature
        • Courses left to complete to graduate high school arranged by academic year, grade level, semester, and expected date of graduation
  • Dual Credit Homeschool Agreement will be completed once student is registered for dual credit classes.
  • Agreement Regarding Minors On Campus is required for any minor student.

Step 3: Registering & Dropping Classes

  • Search for classes and complete dual credit enrollment form during the Dual Credit Information Session

Step 4: Pay your Tuition

  • Go online to my.LoneStar.edu to view fee statement and pay

Step 5: Textbooks

  • Purchase textbooks and other course materials form the campus bookstore in new, used, rental, and e-book formats

Returning Homeschool Student Pre-Registration Steps

Step 1: Maintain a grade of C or better in all college courses completed for dual credit


Step 2: Prepare updated documents for dual credit information session

  • homeschool transcript must be submitted at the time of registration for course(s) each semester.
    • Please bring a typed document to the dual credit information session.
      • Transcript must include
        • Student's name
        • Student's date of birth
        • Homeschool name
        • Expected graduation date
        • Transcript print date
        • Principal's signatures
        • Courses completed thus far arranged by academic year, grade level, semester, and grades
  • graduation plan of study must be submitted at the time of registration for course(s) each semester.
    • Please bring a typed document to the dual credit information session.
      • Graduation Plan must include
        • Student's name
        • Homeschool name
        • Graduation plan print date
        • Principal's signature
        • Courses left to complete to graduate high school arranged by academic year, grade level, semester, and expected date of graduation

Step 3: Sign up for Dual Credit Homeschool Information Session by email:  CF-DCHomeschool@LoneStar.edu

For More Information:

Phone: 832-920-5006, then select option 3
E-Mail: CF-DCHomeschool@LoneStar.edu

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