HOLDS HAVE BEEN PLACED! If you missed one or more sessions of the August 2015 Bobcat Preview program and have not made it up, there is a temporary hold on your account until you’ve completed the make up required. Click on the Make-Up Information tab above to log in and see what you need to do.
Some helpful hints:
- Copy the URL into your browser to avoid being blocked by security on your computer.
- For campus clarity, the access code is bobcats.
- When you log into the ‘Think about it’ module, only use your netID, not your whole email.
- When you’ve completed Campus Clarity, call our office so that we can lift your hold. (512-245-8295)
- The other elements will automatically alert us and we will take care of it.
Please finish this required program as soon as possible. It has valuable information you are missing. If we can be of assistance, please let us know.
Welcome to Texas State!
Texas State University, the Rising Star of Texas, is the fifth largest university in the state. Our students are inspired and challenged by more than 1,600 faculty, many of whom are nationally and internationally recognized for their teaching and research.
Our main campus overlooks the scenic Hill Country town of San Marcos, part of the Austin metropolitan area. Recently recognized as the fastest growing area by the U.S. Census, San Marcos is consistenly ranked as one of the best places in which to live and do business. In 2010 we were designated a Hispanic Serving Institution. As an HSI, Texas State competes for federal grants that expand research opportunities and enhance academic programs for all students. In January 2012, we were named an Emerging Research University. This opens the door to exciting opportunities for discovery and innovation by students and faculty and makes the university eligible for additional research funding.
This is an exciting period of growth and expansion on the Texas State campus with more than $500 million in new construction and renovation. In 2012 the new Undergraduate Academic Center, new Bobcat Stadium North Side Complex, and two new residence halls opened. The new Performing Arts Center opened in 2014.
Although this expansion of our campus and academic programs is exciting, it can be a little scary and disorienting to join our growing family during a period of such rapid growth. It is our job at Bobcat Preview to acclimate students to student life and university culture. There's a lot our university has to offer, and we want to make sure you have the knowledge to take advantage of these opportunities!
Please use the tabs at the top of our site to explore Bobcat Preview and the links on the left to find more information on resources available to new and incoming students.