Lone Star College waives fees for classes moving online

Lone Star College announced March 25 it is waiving distance fees for classes going online. (Andrew Christman/Community Impact Newspaper)
Lone Star College announced March 25 it is waiving distance fees for classes going online. (Andrew Christman/Community Impact Newspaper)

Lone Star College announced March 25 it is waiving distance fees for classes going online. (Andrew Christman/Community Impact Newspaper)

Lone Star College has announced it is waiving distance fees for classes that are transitioning to an online format and that it is delaying its tuition rate increase.

According to a March 25 press release, the waived fees also include the eight-week term, any remaining Next Start classes, May Mini-Mester, Summer I and Summer II distance learning classes.


LSC Chancellor Stephen Head said this decision was made due to LSC's financial standing and to keep financial uncertainty from preventing students from finishing their education.

"Given the current circumstances facing our students and our country, Lone Star College recognizes that now is not the time to increase rates on students and has delayed this increase until spring 2021,” Head said.

Information will be provided to students by April 10 on which classes will be shifted online.
By Andrew Christman
Andrew joined Community Impact Newspaper in early 2019 after moving from Indiana. He is a 2015 graduate from Indiana State University, where he received degrees in English and journalism. He has written for a number of small town publications throughout his career as a reporter.


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