LSC-Tomball Student Success Institute

The Student Success Institute (SSI) is a new program at Lone Star College designed to help students connect to the campus, reach key academic milestones and support students as they pursue their academic goals. SSI seeks to create academic, workforce and transfer pathway opportunities that will prepare students to persist, complete and maximize their contributions to society.

How can LSC-Tomball SSI help you? 

  • One on One Advising & Mentorship 
  • Annual Student Leadership Conference
  • Scholarships
  • University Transfer Assistance
  • Student Success Workshops
  • Leadership Development
  • Peer Network
  • Community Service Opportunities 

Get Involved.

There are multiple ways to be involved with LSC-Tomball SSI. Choose the way that is right for you. 


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Event Calendar



SSI Back to School Drive | 1:00 2:30 p.m. 


SSI Back to School Drive | 1:00 2:30 p.m.  

1/23 SSI Welcome Back Mixer | 2:30-4:30 p.m.
1/25 Prepped for Success Workshop | 2:00-3:00 p.m.



 Texas A&M College Visit | All Day

2/13 Financial Literacy Workshop | 2:00 p.m.


 SSI Valentines | 2:00-3:00 p.m.


 SSI Painting with a Twist | 1:00-3:00 p.m.

2/28  SSI & BSA's Black History Month Celebration | 1:00-2:00 p.m.


SSI System Student Leadership Conference | 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. 
3/5 Financial Literacy Workshop | 2:00 p.m.
3/19 College and Career Fair | 11:00 am.- 2:00 p.m.
3/28 Remembering Your "Why" Workshop | 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
TBD College Visit


4/5  SSI Graduation Pictures | 11:00 a.m. 
4/9 Financial Literacy Workshop | 2:00 p.m.
4/18 SSI Final Springtime Fun Before the Summer Sun | TBD
4/29 SSI Finals Study Sessions | 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
4/30 SSI Finals Study Sessions | 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
TBD SSI Graduation Awards Banquet | 7:00-9:00 p.m.


5/1  SSI Finals Study Sessions | 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
5/2  SSI Finals Study Sessions | 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
5/10 Commencement | 7:00 p.m.



LSC-Tomball female student smiling LSC-Tomball Student graduates
The Student Success Institute is a program designed to improve educational outcomes and increase persistence of African American students. The Student Success Institute will empower students to achieve personal, professional, and academic excellence through holistic advising, mentorship, and campus engagement.

Contact Us

Destiny McGhee

Mrs. Destiny McGhee-Burgess
Student Success Institute, Coordinator III

30555 Tomball Pkwy,
Tomball, TX 77375 W132


Office Hours:
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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Student Resources

The Federal TRIO Programs (TRIO) are outreach and student services programs designed to identify and provide services for students from disadvantaged backgrounds. TRIO helps first-generation college students, low income students, and students with disabilities progress through the academic pipeline from middle school to post-baccalaureate programs.

Communities in Schools
Community support, goal setting, emergency assistance for food, shelter and clothing, Crisis Intervention, Goal Setting, Social and Life Skills Support, Managing Stress, Anxiety, and Depression

Extended Learning Center
Tutoring (Math, Writing, Chemistry, Physics)

Separate Math Tutor
Mr. John, Monday: 10 am 2 pm, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday: 9 am 1 pm. Please email Destiny, if interested in tutoring with Mr. John; For SSI & TRIO only

The Den (LSC-Tomball on campus food pantry)
The Den is a student-run, staff-supported pantry that was developed to support LSC-Tomball students with non-academic needs. The Den is stocked with canned goods, pre-packaged meals, baby products, school supplies and personal hygiene items. The purpose of The Den is to minimize hunger and reduce financial worries among our campus community by providing free food and additional resources.



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