Parents & Family
We're committed to your student's success!
As a parent, guardian or family member of a Lone Star College student, you can be sure that your child will have access to a world class education and start their journey to a rewarding career. Lone Star College recognizes that families have many questions on how to ensure that their child makes the best start. We are committed to providing you with the support needed to help you throughout the admissions and registration process. We're here to help you!
LSC provides academic advisors who are available on a walk-in basis and offer a full array of services ranging from college admissions, degree planning, financial aid, advising and registration.
Why Choose Lone Star College?
Safety and Security
At Lone Star College, we know that your student needs a safe and secure environment in order to thrive and succeed. LSC Police Department is one of the top community college police departments in the nation, and have earned the International Law Enforcement Accreditation through The Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies.
The LSC Police Department is now among the 4% of American law enforcement agencies with this honor and only the second community college police department in the nation to be recognized.
Helping Your Student Succeed!
Prepare your student for the increased academic demands they will face by sharing your own experience, or introduce them to others who have recently attended college.
One of the most important things your student can do is be sure to go to class. Explain the importance of attending class regularly and completing all assignments.
Encourage your student to meet with their professors outside of the classroom in order to follow up with questions and/or concerns.
Help your student to learn how to manage their time. Successful students plan ahead and know how long it will take to read a chapter in a text book, write a paper or study for a test.
Many successful students are those who are involved in various school activities. Students who are active become more motivated and focused to do well.
Make your student aware of free services such as tutoring, counseling centers and academic advising. You are already paying for these services through your tuition.
Serving the Greater Houston Area
Lone Star College is made up of seven campuses located throughout the North Houston metro area, serving 1,400 square miles in Harris and Montgomery Counties. In addition, we have eight satellite centers, two university center locations, five program-specific centers, and two system offices.
Over 20 locations and growing. Find a location close to home, so you can spend more time learning and less time in traffic.