Lone Star College-University Park springs into new semester

Lone Star College-University Park students are anticipating a return from the holidays with the official start of the 2014 spring term. Registration is currently underway for classes, which begin Jan. 13.

According to Mark Curtis-Chavez, dean of instruction, students still have time to register for current and late start classes. LSC-University Park offers students several payment options via myLoneStar accounts or at any campus business office.

Payment plans can also be set up until Jan. 11. After Jan. 5, students pay for their classes the same day they register or run the risk of being dropped for non-payment.

Academic advisors are available to assist students with questions about course selection, degree plans or the registration process. Students can call 281.290.2600 or email UPAdvising@LoneStar.edu for more information. Registration offices are open Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday from7a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturdayfrom 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

LSC-University Park is the sixth LSCS campus located in the former Compaq Computerís world headquarters complex. The 71-acre campus houses four university partners, a charter high school, several business partners, Lone Star Corporate College and the LSC Energy and Manufacturing Institute. Under the first President, Shah Ardalan, LSC-University Parkís vision is to be nationally recognized as the model for the innovative college of the 21st century. In just two years, LSC-University Parkís Invitation-2-Innovate (i2i) has resulted in many local, national and global recognitions, including one patent. The campus is located at the corner of State Highway 249 and Louetta Road across from Vintage Park. For more information about LSC-University Park, call 281.290.2600 or visit LoneStar.edu/UP.

Lone Star College System has been opening doors to a better community for 40 years. Founded in 1973, LSCS remains steadfast in its commitment to student success and credential completion. Today, with 78,000 students in credit classes, and a total enrollment of more than 90,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and the fastest-growing community college system in the nation. Dr. Richard Carpenter is the chancellor of LSCS, which consists of six colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball and LSC-University Park, five centers, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.

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