Answered By: Elaine M. Patton
Last Updated: Apr 28, 2022     Views: 933

There are 3 kinds of email addresses you may come across at Lone Star College: D2L, student, and employee.


Student email addresses are formatted as: [myLoneStar username] 

  • So, for example, a student named Eskarina Smith with the username esmith1 would have the email address:

Your email address is not case-sensitive.

You can access your email by signing in to myLoneStar. There is a tile for email on the myLoneStar landing page as well as in the Student portal view.


Pro-tip: It's a good idea to check your student email every day you have class, if not every day. Add it to a mail app on your phone to make it convenient. All official communication will come through your school account.


Students also have an email address inside D2L, e.g. This is only meant to be used for communication inside of D2L with your instructors and classmates; this is not your primary, official email account.


Employees (including staff, faculty, and administration):

You can easily distinguish student email addresses from employees because they're formatted differently. Eskarina Smith the employee would have an address like or These can be looked up in the Contact Directory.

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