The Barry B. Thompson Student Center (TSC) was built in 1994, and has been the go-to place for Tarleton gear, textbooks, and recreation since its inception. The TSC is a great place for students to enjoy a cup of coffee, relax between classes, play some ping-pong, or grab a tasty bite to eat.

Summer Hours of Operations

May 15, 2023 – July 30, 2023

  • Monday – Friday | 7:30AM – 8PM
  • Saturday – Sunday | Closed
  • Chick-Fil-A, Monday – Friday | 11AM – 6PM
  • Holiday Closures: Memorial Day (May 29), Juneteenth (June 19), Independence Day (July 4)
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Fall Hours of Operation

  • Monday-Friday | 7 AM – 11PM
  • Saturday | 9 AM – 9 PM
  • Sunday | 9 AM – 11 PM

Hosting An Event or Meeting?

The TSC houses four conference rooms and three ballrooms that are available to student organizations, university departments, and other community groups. Visit the Room Reservations and Rentals page to find the perfect space to fit your meeting needs.

What’s Inside?

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The Thompson Student Center is located in the center of the Tarleton campus and is considered the hub of student activity. The TSC is also home to several key campus departments and programs.