Academic & Financial Support
The Student Learning Assistance Center (SLAC)
The Student Learning Assistance Center, better known around campus as SLAC, is a multi-faceted academic support program for all Texas State students. They provide tutoring services (individual, group, online), Supplemental Instruction (collaborative group study for specific courses), learning and study skills workshops, and learning specialist consultations free of charge. For more information about the Student Learning Assistance Center, please visit their site here.
Writing Center continues to improve student writing via 1:1 tutoring, both in person and online via our Bobcat Chat program. To fulfill this mission, the Writing Center hires and trains accomplished student writers and thinkers to serve as writing guides. Each semester, the Writing Center offers approximately 3,000 individualized tutorials. The Writing Center staff also offer mini-courses on a variety of writing-related topics such as creating resumes, writing the in-class essay exam, and thesis/dissertation writing and bi-weekly GSP reviews. For more information about the Writing Center, please visit their site here.
The Albert B. Alkek Library (Alkek)
The Albert B. Alkek Library is the most important information resource within the Texas State community and serves a wider public as well. They help their patrons succeed by providing quality library services and information in a variety of formats to support the university’s teaching, research, and service programs by teaching them to be knowledgeable and discerning information consumers. Alkek Librarians created a wonderful page for TSIE students. This page has useful links for language learning, helpful search engines for our test preparation reserve texts, and more! Please visit the TSIE Alkek Library Page site here.
The University Bookstore
The University Bookstore will provide academic tools and ancillary educational items and serve as an information and financial resource to enrich the education experience for Texas State students and the quality of life for the Texas State community. For more information about the University Bookstore, please visit their site here.
Financial Aid and Scholarship Opportunities for International Students
Financial Aid and Scholarships will deliver excellent customer service by empowered staff and assist all students, regardless of their economic resources, to obtain the financial assistance to attend Texas State—while maintaining the fiscal and regulatory integrity of its programs. For more information about the scholarship opportunities available, please visit the Financial Aid and Scholarships site here.