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Next Steps

Now that you have been accepted to Tarleton State University, you’re one step closer to officially joining our family, experiencing our unique spirit and traditions, and immersing yourself in our exceptional educational opportunities.

Before we can officially welcome you as part of the Tarleton family, there are a few things you need to complete. The Texan Connect will guide you through your next steps and will keep you on track to become a Texan and help you make a smooth transition between now and your first day of classes. These steps can vary for freshmen and transfer students. They will also vary by campus locations.

UID Lookup

To access your myGateway account, login with your UID and PIN. If you have forgotten your UID, you may look it up. Once you have logged in to myGateway, you can select the Student tab to find information on your registration, financial aid status and scholarship status.

Apply for Scholarships and Financial Aid

Scholarships are awarded for academic ability and achievement, demonstrated leadership, ability to perform (music, band, etc.), extracurricular activities, financial need, and other criteria as defined by specific scholarship programs.

Financial Aid includes grants and loans for students offered on the basis financial need. There are many opportunities available to fund your tuition, fees and living expenses.


Residential Living & Learning seeks to foster authentic communities that engage and empower residents to value learning, citizenship and diversity through faculty and peer engagement.

Residing on-campus creates an environment where students are most successful. Submit your Housing Application and sign up for meal plans.


Students who wish to park their vehicle at the Stephenville or Fort Worth campus must obtain and display a parking permit.

After You Are Admitted

Activate your Tarleton Email and Claim your Network ID

Once you are admitted, you can then claim your network ID and set-up your Tarleton email account. All Tarleton communication will be sent to your Tarleton email account. It is very important for you to check your email on a regular basis.

Before You Register

Please select which type of student you are, and review the page that goes over the specific requirements. 

Submit Your Transcript(s) and Test Scores

Submit Final High School Transcript
Dual-credit/College Transfer Transcript(s)
Submit AP Test Scores
Submit TSI Scores
Submit a CLEP Transcript
Submit IBO Transcript

Tuition and Payments