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LSC-Tomball New Student Orientation

Welcome to the Pack!

We are excited you have chosen Lone Star College -Tomball to begin your college career. By choosing to attend New Student Orientation, you are starting off on a path to success. First time in college (FTIC) students are required to attend New Student Orientation, but all students are welcome to participate. It is an opportunity to connect with other new students and learn more about LSC-Tomball, including resources that are available to students. Additionally, Academic Advisors will be available to help students select and enroll in classes for their first semester.

You are considered a First time in college (FTIC) student if:

  1. You have never taken a credit college course since graduating fom high school
  2. You enrolled, but never sucessfully completed a credit college course
  3. You previously took college credit while enrolled in high school

Before Orientation

  1. Apply for Admissions
  2. Complete a pre-assessment activity
  3. Complete placement testing or submit testing scores
  4. Satisfy the baterial meningitis requirements* 
  5. Meet with a First Time in College Advisor 

*Once uploaded to Magnus Health, ocuments may take up to 48 hours to process. Check your Student Tile to verify Magnus approval. 

Once you havce completed all the above steps, you are ready to register for orientation!

*Update* students will have the option of limited in-person, virtual, or online orientations. If you wish to do virtual orientation, email TC-OutreachandRecruitment@LoneStar.edu or go to your applicant tab on MyLoneStar.edu. You will receive a Webex meeting invitation the day before virtual orientation. (Registration is REQUIRED)

Online orientation will appear automatically in your links on MyLoneStar. (Please note LSC Online is not your Online New Student Orientation) Contact TC-OutreachandRecuitment@LoneStar.edu with any questions. 

During the session

New students will receive pertinent information regarding LSC- Tomball resources, myLoneStar operation, take a tour of the campus and experience and introduction to the “Wolf Pack” culture. You will have the opportunity to speak with an advisor and enroll in classes as part of the Orientation session. At the conclusion of New Student Orientation, if your Check List is complete, you will be able to enroll in classes. Any of our knowledgeable advisors will be able to assist you with class selection and enrollment. Please be sure you have completed the check list above.

Please be sure bring a photo ID and arrive 10 minutes prior to start time for easy check-in.

LSC-Tomball New Student Orientation (In-Person)
Check-in begins 10 minutes before each session. Late arrivals will have to re-schedule. 
Tuesday August 3 2:00pm
Tuesday August 10 10:00am
Thursday August 19 2:00pm
Saturday August 21 11:30am/1:00pm
Thursday August 26 2:00pm
Saturday August 28 11:30am/1:00pm


Virtual New Student Orientation (via WebEx)
Virtual Room is live 10 minutes before each session
Thursday August 5 10:00am
Thursday August 12 2:00pm
Tuesday August 17 10:00am
Tuesday August 24 2:00pm
Tuesday August 31 10:00am


Orientation will begin promptly. Late arrivals will be asked to reschedule. Please arrange your schedule to attend the entire time listed. Walk-Ins will be allowed only if the session is not full and the student has completed all the above requirements. You may change or reschedule your New Student Orientation at any time through your myLoneStar account.Log in to your myLoneStar to schedule your New Student Orientation today!

For questions regarding New Student Orientation, please contact the office of Outreach and Recruitment at (281) 357-3782 or TC-OutreachandRecruitment@Lonestar.edu

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