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Academic Guide

Financial Aid and Scholarships:

Find all funding information on Financial Aid, including scholarship and loan applications.


Associated Student Government:

Do you have an issue about Texas State that you just cannot seem to resolve on your own?

Contact the ASG to see how they can help. ASG is a representative body of the students.



Each college has its own advising department. It is best to make appointments early in the semester to meet with your advisor. These sights may offer checklists to keep track of required courses, advisor’s email address (review email policy before contacting an advisor, if applicable), or how to schedule an appointment.


            College of Health Professions

            College of Fine Arts and Communication

            College of Education

            College of Science and Engineering

            College of Applied Arts

            McCoy College of Business Administration

            College of Liberal Arts

            Graduate College



Academic: Find out deadlines on registration, schedule changes, payments, and dropping or withdrawing from classes.


Final Exam Schedule: Know when your final exams are before classes even begin.


Student Services: Texas State offers many services that cater to the specific needs of our students. Most services are free (fees were included in tuition) however, some are not. Please check with service of choice to verify fee.


Student Support Services: Eligible students (first-generation, low-income and students with disabilities) are provided student development and educational support services in order to increase the retention and graduation rates.


Veterans Affairs: Assists veterans in pursuing their educational, professional, or vocational objectives. Their office is available to answer questions concerning veteran educational benefits, certify enrollments for the Department of Veterans Affairs, and monitor students' degree plans and academic progress.


Career Services: Provides compassionate, comprehensive career assistance to the diverse Texas State family. Their services incorporate leading practices to guide students through all stages of their career development and progression.


Institutional Inclusive Excellence - Student Initiatives: Provides academic, cultural, and personal support for underrepresented students for purpose of degree completion and leadership in a culturally diverse and global society.  Scholarship and employment assistance opportunities may also be available through this office.


Bookstore: Get your books and your Texas State gear all at one location.


IT Assistance Center (ITAC): In need of computer repair or a new computer? Problems accessing Bobcat Mail or TRACs? ITAC can help as your one-stop shop for technology-related needs.


Office of Disability Services (ODS): Strives to become a model program serving students with disabilities in higher education and committed to developing a society in which individuals with disabilities thrive and participate fully.


Student Success:  Educates and ensures the success of a diverse student population by creating and fostering a safe, welcoming, and comprehensive community. They commit to excellence in the development and delivery of high-quality programs and services to prepare responsible and contributing members for a global community.


Writing Center: Trained tutors provide individual counseling to students to develop long-term writing skills and productive, ethical writing habits. They also provide access to handouts and an interactive on-line grammer/spelling/punctuation exam.


SLAC (Student Learning Assistance Center) Lab: Supplements instruction and provides services that support students in the development of skills necessary for their effective performance in and positive adjustment to the university learning environment. Individual, group, and online tutoring services are available.


Student Honor Code: Read the University’s Policy and Procedure regarding academic integrity and dishonesty and The Student Handbook.