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Where is the Mathematics Building located on campus?

The Mathematics Building is located on Doc Blanchard and Vanderbilt Street.  We are next to Trogdon House, Clyde H Wells Fine Arts Complex, and near the Dick Smith Library.

Where is the Department Head's office?

Dr. Brawner's office is located in the Mathematics Building, Room 142.

The Department's phone number is: 254-968-9168

The Department's office hours are: 8:00am to 12:00 noon, 1:00pm to 5:00pm, Monday - Thursday; 8:00am to 4:00pm, Friday

Will I need a.......?

Most of your questions will be answered on the first day of class by the instructor and with the course syllabi. 

Most Mathematics classes utilize graphing calculators and if you do not have a graphing calculator, the Math Club/T.E.A.M. rents them out for the semester.  Check out the Student Resources for their website.

Can someone help me?

If you are lost or confused in your class, check with your instructor first. Their office numbers and office hours will be on the course syllabi and on their websites. 

If you need additional help, the Mathematics Department staffs a Math Clinic where student tutors can help answer your questions. Check the Math Clinic website for hours of operation.

Academic Support Programs also run Supplemental Instruction sessions for some courses. Check with your instructor for details.

Where can I do my on-line homework?

If you do not have access to a computer to do on-line homework, computers are located at:

  • Math Clinic (check website for hours)
  • Computer Resource Center (Mathematics Building, check website for hours)
  • Library
How do I drop a class?
Refer to the Registrar's site for the System policy on dropping courses.
When are midterms and finals?
Check out the catalog, your student handbook/planner or the Tarleton State University website. Your course syllabi should also list the day and time of the final.