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Online, Distance, & Dual-Credit Students: Use the Library Remotely

So, you're not on campus for this class! What can you do?

Tech Support

Technical Support

OTS (Office of Technology Services, our IT department) is available 24/7 to help!

  • OTS website
  • Call 832.813.6600 (toll free 866.614.5014)

D2L Support

VLAC (Virtual Learning Assistance Center)

In D2L, click Support at the far right of the toolbar

Office 365 (supported by OTS)

Lone Star College students have free access to Office 365! You can use both the cloud-based versions of Office software as well as downloadable/installable version. Just go to

and follow the prompts to enter your myLoneStar username and access.

Besides apps like Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher (and more), you also get 1 TB (one terabyte) of storage in OneDrive with your school account.

Pulse by Brightspace

Navigate your D2L classes on your phone easily with the Pulse app from Brightspace. It even pops up alerts on your phone as new announcements and emails come in so you can stay on top of things.