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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...
LSC Accessibility Services and Disability Services
The Accessibility Services and Resources office is responsible for collaborating with members of the College to create usable, equitable, and inclusive learning environments for LSC students. They are available to all students seeking accommodations...
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...
Change Your Preferred Name in D2L
If you go by a different name than your legal name, you can change that in D2L. You must first change it in myLoneStar. Change Your Preferred Name in iStar Log in your myLoneStar account and click the Student tile. Click on the Profile tab...
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 ...
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...
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 tests help to ensure that students enroll in courses that best match their academic skills and prior learning experiences. See Placement ...
(PLA) Prior Learning Assessment
You can accelerate the completion of a degree or certificate by earning college credit through the Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) program. To learn more about this program, see Prior Learning Assessment . ...
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 an 8 week sessi...
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 Course ...
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...