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International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)

Texas State's International Student and Scholar Services not only provides assistance to all international students on campus but also is in charge of diversifying the campus and student body through promoting global awareness and perspective through international agreements, special cultural events, and addressing international-based issues.  TSIE and the ISSS work very closely with one another to promote academic students prepared for life at Texas State. For more information about the International Student and Scholar Services, please visit their site here.

Student Health Center

The Texas State Student Health Center provides primary, women’s and psychiatric healthcare services to university students. They have experienced medical staff, including physicians and nurse practitioners. All services are offered by appointment. Medical, laboratory, digital radiography and pharmacy services are also available on-site.  For more information about the Student Health Center, please visit their site here.

Student Recreation Center

The Student Recreation Center provides a broad spectrum of sports, recreation and leisure activities for students, staff and faculty, as well as members of the local community. The primary direction is to provide services and programs that stimulate growth, development and retention of students in a contemporary and safe environment that develops fitness and wellness, social interaction and leadership opportunities. For more information about the Student Recreation Center, please visit their site here.

Counseling Center

The Texas State Counseling Center provides counseling and education to students and consultation and training to staff and faculty of the university community to facilitate the retention, adjustment and development of Texas State students. For more information about the Counseling Center, please visit their site here.

Career Services

Texas State's Career Services office provides assistance to undergraduates, graduate students, and alumni who seek help in formulating and implementing career plans. Various programs and workshops are offered each semester to assist students who are selecting a major or trying to relate educational experiences to employment opportunities. For more information about the Career Services office, please visit their site here.

University Police Department (UPD)

The Texas State University Police Department focuses on excellence to provide leadership through innovation and creativity in a dynamic, diverse, and professional organization.  They will strive to create a safe and secure learning environment, by dedicating themselves to raising the level of preparedness to meet the needs of today and the challenges of tomorrow.  They pledge to sustain a working partnership with our campus community to improve the quality of life. For more information about the University Police Department, please visit the UPD site here or, if you have an emergency, please call 911.

Bobcat Bobbies

Bobcat Bobbies are after-dark hours escorts for students that wish to travel across campus with a member of the University Police Department (UPD). The service is free to all Texas State students, faculty, and staff. If you'd like to have the Bobcat Bobbys escort you, please call 512-245-SAFE (512-245-7233). For more information about Bobcat Bobbies, please visit their website here.

Parking Services

Parking Services provides students with a variety of options for on-campus parking solutions. Depending on your status (on-campus resident, commuter, faculty, staff, etc.), you may purchase certain parking permits through the Parking Services website for your transportation needs. For more information and to see the rates of these permits, please visit the Parking Services website here.

Bobcat Shuttle Services

The Bobcat Shuttle system is operated for Texas State students, faculty, staff, and visitors and is designed to alleviate campus parking demand and traffic congestion. Services are available from perimeter parking on and near campus via Campus Routes and from densely populated areas of San Marcos via City Routes to serve this purpose. For information on the Bobcat Shuttle service, Texas State transportation solutions, and/or to view Bobcat Shuttle routes, please visit the Bobcat Shuttle Services' website here.

The University Star (Newspaper)

The University Star is a student-produced newspaper focusing on the events and issues surrounding Texas State University. You may learn more about The Star as well as read an online version of the newspaper by visiting The University Star's website  here.