Bobcat Bucks is an alternative way for parents to deposit funds into their student’s account for your student to use immediately with their BobcatCard. The GET website is available to deposit funds in order to transfer money into your student’s account. Participating locations can be found here.
U-drive is a network storage space that provides your student with 5GB to save their files. Your student is able to access important files from their desktop, laptop or any computer on or off campus. Here’s how they can access their u-drive.
The Personalized Academic & Career Exploration (PACE) Center is a program that provides services for first-year students. They help you develop strategies for academic success and the types of careers that will be available to you upon graduation.
The Common Experience at Texas State is a yearlong initiative designed to cultivate a common intellectual conversation on a theme, enhancing student participation and fostering a sense of community throughout the campus. The Common Experience brings students together to read and engage with a powerful Common reading book, explore related themes in University Seminar classes and other courses, and participate in related symposia with scholarly panels.
Bobcat Preview is a transition program designed to give new students at Texas State "just in time" information that will help you be successful college students. This is a required program for all entering freshmen who are part of the PACE program or students with 0-29 credit hours post high school graduation.
On campus, we have the Student Health Center that serves all currently enrolled students. They take appointments during the day, and provide after-hours services. All students, regardless of insurance coverage, are welcome at the Student Health Center.
Students have free access to mental health resources on campus through the Counseling Center. Students can call to make an appointment, and also use resources on the Counseling Center website. There is also helpful information on the website for parents and family members.
A student is placed on academic probation when their GPA drops below a 2.0. Once placed on academic probation, the student has two long semesters (spring and fall) to raise their GPA to a 2.0. If after those two long semesters the student still has a GPA below a 2.0, they will be placed on academic suspension.
Yes! There are several services on campus to assist students academically. In the library is SLAC, the Student Learning Assistance Center. Students receive free peer tutoring as needed. The Math Lab provides free peer tutoring in math courses. The Writing Center provides free assistance with any writing project for any course. In addition, students majoring in the sciences, engineering, math or computer sciences can receive tutoring through the CLC (Collaborative Learning Center).
Students should also seek assistance from their faculty members or teaching assistants for any course.
In a LLC students live together in a residence hall and share a common interest, professional career track or major, all while providing them with different resources on campus, and creating that residential support.
Honors College is a different interdisciplinary way of learning that is small in size and seminar-style based. Your student can become involved as an incoming freshman or any time throughout their college experience. Here’s how they can apply.
Career Services can assist students from preparing a resume to applying for part-time and full-time employment. All services are free of charge, and services continue with the student as an alumnus of the university.