Tips for Incoming Bobcats

Congratulations — you’re part of the Texas State family! Start here to get familiar with the ins and outs of calling the university home. You’ll be a Bobcat in no time.    


Maroon & gold will soon be a staple in your wardrobe. Don't forget to rock your Bobcat pride on game days, y'all! 


Shuttles, trains, parking & geese crossing the road can throw a wrench into your commute. Leave early, Bobcats!


Homecoming musts: the talent show & the soap box derby race! 


Get a refillable water bottle & an umbrella before it's too late. The stairs & rains are savage.


Keep your eyes peeled on campus & online for @txst giveaways — they're awesome. 


Looking for a place to study? The hammocks by the Ag building & the Honors College Coffee Forum are study-spot faves! 


TXST is filled with magic & adventure! Don't believe us? Check out the Rec for more info on quidditch, water skiing & rock climbing! 


The river is a way of life. Don't litter!


Stream movies on Alkek Library's website for free! No Netflix login required.


George Strait is the King. That is all.


Good tacos make (almost) everything better. Also, chips & queso are an acceptable food group.


San Marcos is awesome, we all know that, but don't be afraid to explore nearby cities!

Follow us on social media for more tips throughout the semester!