The Difference Between D2L Email and myLoneStar Email

As a Lone Star College Student, you have two Lone Star College email accounts:

  • D2L email
  • myLonestar email

There is a difference between D2L email and myLoneStar email. D2L email can only be accessed within the D2L learning management system. myLoneStar email can only be accessed through myLonestar.

D2L Email

D2L email is your online course email account. D2L email allows you to communicate with your instructor and fellow students within the D2L Learning Management System and to any Lone Star College employee's email account. Use your D2L email account for in-course correspondence.

D2L offers two ways to access your D2L Email. 

  1. Click Collaboration on the navbar and choose Email.

    Identifies Email in Collaboration menu

  2. Go to the Message Alerts in the Minibar. Click on the [Envelope] icon.

    Shows Message Alerts

myLoneStar Email

Your myLoneStar email is the official college email account. Use your myLoneStar email for all official Lone Star College correspondence. Terms such as "Lone Star College Email" or "LSC Email Address" refer to this account.

Through the myLoneStar portal, you have a fully functioning email system. You can email anyone, even outside Lone Star College. However, you do not have the email addresses of your classmates contained in your contacts.

Shows student email in MyLoneStar.