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Account Restrictions or Holds
There may be holds on your account preventing you from registering for a class. Click on "details"  for instructions. Following is a list of some possible holds: Business Office Hold A business office hold has to do with funds. Yo...
Advising Services for Online Students
Online Advisors Your success at Lone Star College is important to us. LSC-Online advisors are available to assist students with advising services related to courses offered in an online format. Some of these services include general advising, regi...
Apply for Graduation
At the end of each semester, Lone Star College awards diplomas to students who have completed their degree/certificate requirements. Students who are candidates for graduation are invited to participate in their colleges' commencement ceremony e...
Are Online Courses Self-Paced?
An online class is one where students do all their work online. While convenient for those who work or travel, an online class is not self-paced. Students must adhere to deadlines.  Contact the Instructor Ask the instructor how th...
Contact Disability Services
Disability Services assists current and future students by determining and recommending appropriate academic support services. We also focus on helping students with disabilities make a successful transition to the college and act as a referral sour...
Course Evaluations
Course Evaluations are found in myLoneStar . Once you are logged in, on the Student Homepage click Links  in the left-hand column. Choose Course Evaluations . Scroll down on this page to your course list. Click on the evaluation icon ...
Course Guidance
LSC-Online Advisors are able to assist students with selecting and enrolling in online classes. We will walk you through the Advising Process by reviewing your TSI Placement Test scores and/or college transcripts to determine what classes you are ab...
Drop an Online Course (Before or After Start Date)
Dropping a Fully-Online course  Before it starts: If there are no holds on account – the student can drop in MyLoneStar. If there are holds on account – go to Schedule Change Form For Dropping Online Courses . Read the instruc...
How to Change Your Major
Fully-Online students: Email OnlineAdvisor@lonestar.edu . Use Request a Program Change in the subject line. Include your student ID# and the name of the new program or plan, and a working phone number. An LSC-Online advisor will contact you...
Last Day to Get a Refund
The refund date is calculated from the session "Begin Date" listed on the class schedule and includes Saturday and Sunday. A Tuesday/Thursday class within a 16-week session would start counting on the session "Begin Date" (normal...
Ordering Transcripts
Transcripts From LSC Order transcripts online .  See Transfer and Transcripts and Help with Transcripts . Transcripts to LSC From Other Schools See Transfer to LSC . ...
Placement Tests
Proper course placement during the first year is critical to fostering student success in college. Placement test help to ensure that students enroll in courses that best match their academic skills and prior learning experiences. See Plac...
Schedule Change Form For Dropping Online Courses
Drop an Online Course All drop and withdrawal requests must be received in our email inbox by 5:00 p.m. on the "Last Day to Drop with a W" deadline. Requests received after the deadline will not be processed. Check Important Dates to ...
Semester Course Load
Students can enroll in up to 18 credit hours without approval for the 16-week terms, Fall and Spring semesters.   Recommended Load Take only up to as many credit hours as there are weeks in the session, For example: During ...
Six Drop Rule and Withdrawing from Classes
Starting with Fall 2007 the six-drop rule applies to your entire college career. A student that has accumulated six (6) drops may not be permitted to accumulate another drop. The student will receive the grade earned in the course. See Six Cour...
Taking the Student Success Course (EDUC-1300)
The student success course is the 1st Year Experience EDUC-1300 course. It is designed to help promote a successful college experience. Every first time in college student has a hold on his/her account that will be removed upon enrollment into EDUC...
What to Do If You're on Academic Probation
Academic Probation occurs when the semester GPA has fallen below 2.0 for two subsequent semesters.  Students on academic probation are required to meet with a counselor on campus to discuss a plan for success and get registered for classes.&nbs...