Lee offers late-start fall classes, raises funds to aid Harvey victims

College also creates new payment plan to help students better afford tuition this semester

BAYTOWN, TX — After opening its doors as a shelter for local residents displaced by Hurricane Harvey, Lee College is continuing its efforts to support students and employees through recovery by offering late start registration and flexible payment plans, and raising money for those in need.

Late start classes

It’s not too late for students who were unable to make the Sept. 5 start date for the fall 2017 semester to enroll in classes at Lee College this term.

The college is offering a late start 13-week session that will begin Monday, Sept. 18, and an 8-week session that will begin Monday, Oct. 23. Registration for both sessions is now open and additional classes are available. For more information, contact the Student Success & Advising Center at 281.425.6384 or counselor@lee.edu.

Flexible payment plans

The college has introduced a new payment plan after Hurricane Harvey to help make the cost of tuition and fees more affordable this fall.

Students can make a 25 percent down payment and pay off the remaining balance with three additional payments in October, November and December. Students can also make a 50 percent down payment and pay off the remaining balance over two additional payments in October and November. Students can enroll in their chosen payment plan online through Friday, Sept. 22. For more information, contact the Business Office at 281.425.6324 or visit www.lee.edu/businessoffice.

Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund

Just after the storm hit the area, Lee College launched the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund to benefit students, faculty and staff facing unforeseen hardships. Many of those in need of help have lost textbooks and other belongings due to flooding, or need assistance with the costs of transportation, food and other items. To donate to the fund, visit www.lee.edu/harveydonations or contact Pam Warford, executive director of Foundation and Resource Development, at 281.425.6361 or pwarford@lee.edu.

Lee College offers more than 100 associate degree and certificate programs, as well as non-credit workforce and community education courses, that prepare its diverse student body for advanced higher education; successful entry into the workforce; and a variety of in-demand careers. With the main campus and McNair Center located in Baytown, Texas, and a satellite education center in nearby South Liberty County, the college serves a geographic area of more than 220,000 residents that includes 15 school systems. To learn more, visit www.lee.edu.