Good Start Checklist
Use this checklist to prepare for the semester.
Before classes begin:
Confirm classes in myLonestar.
The myLonestar por...
Browsers Supported by Brightspace
Please use a browser below that is marked as Supported .
Microsoft Internet Explorer 11
Online Readiness Tool: Smarter Measure
The SmarterMeasure Learning Readiness Indicator helps you identify your level of readiness for studying in an online course environment.
Use the tool to measure your technical skills and get feedback on your learning style.
Use the l...
Brightspace Student Orientation for Online Courses
Students who are taking online or hybrid courses are required to complete the Student Orientation for Online Courses and finish the quiz at the end with a score of 80% or better.
Students must complete the orientation successfully before they ...
Accessing Online Courses
Login to my.Lonestar.edu .
Click LSC-Online .
Then click on Go to D2L Courses . (D2L is the company that created Brightspace.)
If your course is an online or hybrid course, you should see it in the cours...
New to Online Learning
It is very common for students to think that an online class is easier than a face-to-face one. However, many find the opposite is true.
Before signing up for an online class:
Have Internet access and a working computer with spe...
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...
Online Proctored Testing (Exams)
What Is A Proctored Exam?
Some distance education courses require students to take proctored exams. A proctored exam is taken on-campus and is supervised, just as it would be for a course taken on campus. Simply stated, a proctor supervises a ...
Proctoring Options for Online Quizzes
Proctoring Online Exams Proctoring exams validates the integrity of an exam by providing varying levels of supervision for students taking the exam. Lone Star College offers multiple options for proctoring exams. Lone Star College Testing Centers&...
Navigating the Student Center
The Student Center is the area in MyLonestar that leads directly to academic and financial operations.
Go to MyLonestar .
Click on Full View in the Student Center Quick View .
Links to course information,...
The portal to your data, online courses is myLonestar. It provides easy to use, instant connections to all of the LSCS Services you use the most.
A customizable list of your favorite myLonestar links.
2017-2018 Academic Calendar
2016-2017 Academic Calendar
Final Exam Schedule
Fall 2017 Official Refund Dates
Drop an Online Class (Before and After it starts)
See also Refunds
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 a...
Schedule Change Form For Dropping Online Courses
Drop an Online Course
All drop and withdrawal requests must be received in our email by 5:00 p.m. on the "Last Day to Drop with a W" deadline ( document link is below ). Requests after the deadline will not be processed.