2017 Bobcat Preview Sponsors
Bobcat Preview is thankful to have an outstanding group of sponsors that help support the program each year. These campus partners are here as a resource to all students and we highly encourage you to learn more about them by visiting their offices! Below you will find some information about each of our sponsors.
Information about Bobcat Preview 2017's sponsors will be updated throughout the summer. Below you will find a collection of our sponsors from last year!
University Bookstore strives to be an integral part of Texas State and a leader within the college store industry. We strive to enhance quality of life, broaden the learning experience, and promote lifelong learning through responsiveness, innovation, commitment and the resources we provide.
University Bookstore is engaged in providing customers with value in products, services and educational resources that reflect the University's mission of achieving excellence in teaching, research and outreach, which is accomplished by employees working as part of a team in a supportive learning environment. University Bookstore is a self-supporting* auxiliary service owned and operated by Texas State University.
University Bookstore contributes money and merchandise to student activities, alumni activities, athletic services, student recreation, admissions, and orientation activities.
For more information about the University Bookstore, visit www.bookstore.txstate.edu.
University Federal Credit Union (UFCU)
UFCU is a proud sponsor of Texas State University! UFCU partners with Texas State University to enhance the student experience through participation and support of many student campus programs and initiatives. We have a convenient campus branch located in the lobby of the UAC Building, 10 ATM’s located on campus and within athletic venues, and a community branch located at 1190 Thorpe! We look forward to serving the Class of 2021 and are here to help you as a partner in a successful financial future. Welcome Class of 2021!
For more information, call (512) 467-8080 or visit us online at www.ufcu.org.
The Texas State Alumni Association
The Texas State Alumni Association connects current and future alumni to invest in the future of our university by serving, strengthening, supporting and celebrating Texas State University. We create lifelong connections and community between alumni, students and friends. We welcome all Bobcats and connect them to members of the alumni family--now over 180,000 strong.
Through Career Services, students have access to a wide array of career-related programs, resources, and career development support. Individual career counseling and planning assistance is available to students as they select a major and establish their career goals. Workshops focused on career development and professionalism are offered throughout the school-year to help in the transition from student to professional.
Resources are available to assist students find part-time, full-time, college work-study, internships, and summer employment through our online resource, Jobs4Cats. Career Services host approximately ten career events per long semester. These events bring hundreds of employers to campus with both internship and regular employment opportunities for students and alumni.
For more information about Career Services, visit www.careerservices.txstate.edu
The Common Experience at Texas State
The Common Experience at Texas State is a yearlong initiative that cultivates a conversation on a theme, encouraging student participation and fostering a sense of community throughout the campus and beyond. The Common Experience brings students together to engage with a powerful Common Reading book, explore related topics in University Seminar and other courses, and participate in events throughout the year. Students will hear renowned speakers address the theme, see related films, and explore by way of the fine arts, dialogues, and other avenues.
The 2017-18 Common Experience theme is “The Search for Justice: Our Response to Crime in the 21st Century.”
This year's Common Reading book is Just Mercy by distinguished attorney Bryan Stevenson.
For more information, visit txstate.edu/commonexperience
Health Promotion Services
Health Promotion Services works to create and sustain a healthy campus environment at Texas State . We strive to promote healthy behaviors and provide tools for students to succeed personally and academically. The prevention and educational services offered address a variety of health issues, including violence, mental health, stress management, sexual health, alcohol, tobacco and other drugs.
We have two dynamic award winning peer health education organizations, Healthy Cats and Men Against Violence. They educate students through health and wellness presentations, campus events and community engagement. Please contact us if you would like to gain valuable knowledge, improve public speaking skills, give back to the community, earn service hours, engage in leadership opportunities and connect with other peers.
For more information, please visit our website:
The LBJ Student Center
The LBJ Student Center hopes to become an important part of your Texas State family by providing services and programs that enhance your academic experience and foster a sense of community. We offer opportunities for leadership development, involvement, and personal and professional growth. This is your place, where you and your friends can feel at home while making the most of our variety of services and activities.
For more information about this office, please visit http://www.lbjsc.txstate.edu
Retention Management and Planning
We are dedicated to student success – your success – in the classroom, in our campus community, and throughout your life. That means serving a diverse and inclusive student community with programs and services that make our campus a safe, open and welcoming environment for every student. Whether you need help with class or adjusting to Texas State’s campus, our office is the place to go. Find a mentor through our Bobcat Bond program, get academic assistance at our Brilliant Bobcats workshops, receive guidance from our peer leaders, gather resources for student parents, transfer students, commuter students and much more! Stop by our house and you’ll find that success lives here!
Student Health Center
The Texas State Student Health Center provides primary, women’s and psychiatric healthcare services to university students. We have experienced healthcare providers, including physicians and nurse practitioners. All services are offered by appointment. Medical, laboratory, digital radiography and pharmacy services are available on-site. The Student Health Center offers affordable prices for college students and health insurance coverage is not required to receive care. The Student Health Center does offer a university-endorsed student health insurance plan for students without insurance or those seeking more affordable coverage.
For more information about this office, please visit http://www.healthcenter.txstate.edu
Student Learning Assistance Center (SLAC)
The Student Learning Assistance Center (SLAC) provides a wide range of academic support programs for the needs of a diverse student population. Whether students are seeking help with course content, study skills, or test preparation, SLAC provides assistance with a walk-in tutoring lab, Supplemental Instruction, Veterans Tutoring Veterans, campus presentations, and online services.
For more information about this office, please visit http://www.txstate.edu/slac
University Seminar is a course designed to help meet transitional needs of new Texas State University students. The course encourages reflection upon the value and nature of a university education, as well as helping students to develop strategies for life-long learning. Course content includes class discussion, student participation, and involvement in the university community. University departments, speakers, and events are commonly used resources for US 1100.
For more information about University Seminar, visit www.txstate.edu/universityseminar