Student Tutoring and Retention Services

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Welcome to Lamar University's Student Tutoring And Retention (STAR) Services. We invite you to explore our website and learn more about our programs and the people who are working every day to improve student experiences and student success at Lamar University. Feel free to call us at (409) 880-7201 or stop by our office in the Communication Building, Suite 109, to meet us!

STAR Services strives to provide quality services and continually improve. We want to hear from you, so please take a moment to provide your feedback by filling out this quick form.

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Learn More About Conditional Admission (CA)

What is Conditional Admission?

Conditional Admission means that, based on application materials, Conditionally Admitted students have been accepted to Lamar University and must meet requirements throughout their first year to continue enrollment. Lamar University provides services that are designed for their specific needs, and we are committed to assisting them in achieving the terms of their Conditional Admission Commitment, including:

  • Earning above a 0.0 their first completed term
  • Earning a minimum 2.0 overall GPA upon completion of their second term OR
  • Earning a third term extension by avoiding academic suspension and earning a minimum 2.0 overall GPA upon completion of their third term


  • Personalized Success Plan for their first year and beyond
  • Access to professional advising and academic coaching to develop high level thinking, study, and time management skills
  • Extensive and frequent communication and information


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