Funds raised through Family Association Memberships have been used to provide:
Supported Program Highlights
The Student Learning Assistance Center (SLAC) provides academic support including walk-in tutoring with help in virtually all core curriculum. SLAC Lab also offers study materials, handouts, and computer-assisted instruction in a variety of topics and levels. SLAC’s Supplemental Instruction (SI) program, a non-traditional approach to collaborative learning, provides organized group study for courses ranging from the liberal arts to sciences and math. Other SLAC programs include presentations on topics such as test taking, learning styles, and time management, and the College Note Taking session of PAWS Preview. Students may visit SLAC for assistance in preparing for the THEA, GRE, LSAT, GMAT, and GSP exams. Online resources include SLAC Lab’s tutoring schedule, the times and location of SI sessions, content area handouts, test preparation materials, and an Online Writing Lab (OWL) and a Math Online Lab (MOL), providing tutoring via email. SLAC services are paid for through student fees, departmental funding, and support from the Family Association, and are available to all Texas State students at no additional cost. Learn more at www.txstate.edu/slac.
Alkek Library offers a wide range of learning resources and is a member of TexShare, a statewide resource-sharing program giving students borrowing privileges at nearly 150 university and community college libraries. There is also a microcomputer lab with PC and Mac workstations, laser printers and scanners.
Other student-related programs that have received funding include the Cheerleaders, Bobcat Marching Band, Strutters, Bobcat Bond, Alcohol & Drug Resource Center, Student Health Center, Residence Life, Panorama Steel Band, Campus Recreation, Student Life, Counseling Center, Scholarships, Writing Center, University Police, and others.