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Coronavirus Update

Important Dates
Registration for Summer and Fall classes is now open
Priority Decision Date for Financial Aid applications is June 4
Facilities open June 1 to only designated employees and students whose courses have not been fully converted to online delivery
LSC Services Resources continue to be provided online

Emergency Assistance Now Available
CARES Act Emergency Financial Grants available to students to help cover expenses related to disruptions due to COVID-19.
Apply now for CARES Act assistance.

International Students


Coronavirus Update

Lone Star College continues to monitor the ever-changing situation with COVID-19. During these challenging times we understand there is much uncertainty. Lone Star College is working to provide a comprehensive plan to ensure safety and student success for all.  We are committed to supporting you during this global health crisis. As you well know, the guidance on COVID-19 and how to best diminish its impact is dynamic and fast-moving. Since we are in an environment of fast paced and evolving information, please make sure to regularly check the LSC Resources page and refer back to our FAQs below.

Click here to see which classes will be moved online and which remain face to face. Fall 2020 registration begins April 15.

International Student COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

If you have questions or concerns, please contact your campus International Student Advisor.

Greetings and Welcome to Lone Star College!

Lone Star College is the smart choice for international students looking to study in the U.S. This fall, more than 3,000 international students from 100 different countries attend Lone Star College. International students benefit from small class sizes, flexible schedules, and world class training centers. LSC international students also thrive through opportunities for meaningful relationships with students and dedicated faculty which can last a lifetime.

26 companies ranked on the 2015 Forbes Global 2000 list have their world headquarters in the Houston region. Foreign governments also understand the important role Houston plays in the world, establishing 91 consular offices, ranking Houston third behind New York and Los Angeles.

In addition to a strong economy and low-cost of living, Houston offers many first rate amenities such as world-class museums, five star restaurants and star studded entertainment that attract people from all over the world.

Future F-1 International Students

We are authorized by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to admit eligible students on an F-1 visa to degree-seeking programs. If you wish to attend Lone Star on an F-1 visa, your first step is to apply for admission. Our college consists of seven main campuses in the Houston metro area.

Enrollment at any of our campuses involves five processes: admission, visa approval by the U.S. government, advisement, orientation and course registration.

F-1 Admissions

We are very happy you have chosen Lone Star College as the gateway to your U.S. education. We are confident that your experience here will be a positive one.

Visit our F-1 Admissions page to answer questions you have before and after your arrival. This page contains valuable information about:

  • How to apply and maintain status
  • International Student Orientation
  • Medical Insurance

More Information for F-1 Admissions

F-1 International Student Advising

Enrollment at Lone Star College involves five processes: admission, visa approval by the U.S. government, advisement, orientation and course registration.

International Student Advisors (ISA) can guide you to successful completion of your goal at Lone Star College.

More information about F-1 International Student Advising



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