Veteran Services

Important Veteran Service Update:

Students using Post-9/11 GI Bill® benefits are required to verify enrollment at the end of each month to receive a Monthly Housing Allowance starting on or after December 17, 2021.  Contact the Education Call Center to initiate the verification enrollment process at 1-888-442-4551.

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Speak with a Veteran Services Representative

By Chat, Email, 281.401.5357 or in Person to discuss choosing a Major
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Apply to Lone Star College

Admissions Application
Request all Official College Transcripts and Military Transcripts and submit to LSC

Meet with an Advisor and Register for Classes

To explore class options and review transcripts for college credit
Veterans Advising | For questions: GIBILL@LoneStar.edu or call, 281.290.2922

Apply for VA Benefits 
and PLA

VA Benefits

Submit Request for Certification

Submit all required documents
Request for Certification each semester

Apply for Federal Student Aid or other Funding Resources

Financial Aid (FAFSA)
School Code: 011145

Combined Arms

Register with Combined Arms to receive comprehensive support for Veterans, Service Members, and families.

Receive Case Manager/Advisor Details

Students receiving benefits from Veteran Services must comply with VA rules and regulations. To avoid overpayment, all transcripts must be evaluated, and credit(s) applied prior to certification of courses for benefits. Students are highly encouraged to have their military transcript evaluated to register for classes.

*If you have interest in our Fast Track Course of study or Workforce programs, please contact Siara McMahon at 281.290.2892.

**If you have questions or require assistance with obtaining your transcript(s), please contact one of our Veterans Academic Advisors.

***If you have questions, please contact our Financial Aid Contact Center

Veteran Advising Services

Veteran Services

On the Spot Certification Fall 2022


August 8, 2022


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August 9, 2022


Technology Building TECH 202


August 10, 2022


Student Center, East 256


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Lone Star College will evaluate and transfer your military experience into college credit through a process called prior-learning assessment (PLA). This PLA process awards college credit, certification or advanced standing for a studentís non-academic experiences and training. Special programs are in place to instantly approve credit hours for a select number of degrees in certificates when you choose Lone Star College. To request a complete list email, Siara.L.McMahon@LoneStar.edu or call 281.290.2892 MCAI Scaling Guide Available

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College Credit 4 Heroes LogoLone Star College is a partner institution in the College Credit for Heroes program administered by the Texas Workforce Commission. Lone Star College is honored to be a part of the program to serve our veterans and service members. The College Credit for Heroes program seeks to maximize college credit awarded to veterans and service members for their military training, coursework, and experience resulting in military students receiving their degrees based on a shorter timeline. For more information please contact our Instructional Designer at LSC-MilitaryServices@LoneStar.edu or 832.519.2923 to determine if you have prior learning courses or training to assess (PLA). Visit the College Credit for Heroes site.

Is Financial Aid Available?

For financial aid support contact, GIBILL@LoneStar.edu or call 281.290.2922. Additional benefits may include:



Do Not Drop/Hold Process

If you submit your Request for Certification before the due date(s) listed below, you will automatically receive a Do Not Drop/Hold Service Indicator (B14) on your account.  

Eligibility Requirements

To qualify for a Do Not Drop/Hold (B14), students must meet the following criteria:

  1. Students must be utilizing one of the following benefits:  Chapter 31, Chapter 33 or Hazlewood.*
  2. Students cannot have an outstanding balance from a prior term.
  3. Students must submit a Request for Certification each semester before the following due dates(s):
Semester  Due Date
May Mini May 3,2022
Summer May 24, 2022
Fall August 16,2022

If you do not submit your Request for Certification by the due date(s) listed above, you will need to contact the Business Office to set up a payment arrangement so that you will not be dropped from your classes.

*PLEASE NOTE:  Hazlewood students must also follow the due dates above as well as submit all required documents no later than one week prior to the end of the term.

Work Study Positions Available

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Veteran Services is currently accepting applications for those that are eligible. Please complete an application and submit it to GIBILL@LoneStar.edu for eligibility determination. (Note: Students are not required to submit a resume or cover letter per the VA). 

Eligibility Requirements

VetSuccess on Campus

The VetSuccess on Campus (VSOC) program is here to help Veterans, Service members, and their qualified dependents succeed and thrive through a coordinated delivery of on-campus benefits assistance and counseling, leading to completion of their education and preparing them to enter the labor market in viable careers. For more information, contact Stacy Reynolds at  Stacy.Reynolds@va.gov.

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School Certifying Officials contacts:

Name Email Phone
Valarie Lopez Valarie.K.Lopez@lonestar.edu 281-290-3797
Jenifer Woloson Jenifer.Woloson@lonestar.edu 832-519-2936
Joshua Duck Joshua.Duck@lonestar.edu 281-290-1856
Maria Pampolina Maria.Pampolina@lonestar.edu 281-290-2898


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