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Tarleton Student in regalia shakes Dr. Mike Leese's Hand on stage at commencement.
Commencement is right around the corner. Find stream details, maps and more online!
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Canvas is here! Canvas will be replacing Blackboard as Tarleton's learning management tool.

engineering building

Tarleton opens high-tech Engineering Building on Stephenville campus.

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Show your Tarleton spirit by downloading our mobile and desktop wallpapers. There are a variety for you to choose from!

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The Department of Fine Arts will be offering a minor in Music Business this fall! Learn about how this minor can pair with your major.

Inauguration of James Hurley, 16th President of Tarleton State University

Dr. James L. Hurley will be installed on February 28, 2020, as Tarleton State University’s 16th president during a three-day inauguration celebration that begins with an event for students the evening before and culminates with a gala Feb. 29.

Dr. Hurley began his tenure in August 2019, providing the vision for a comprehensive curriculum serving more than 13,000 students in Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian, Bryan, and online. Prior to Tarleton, he was president of Tusculum University in Greeneville, Tenn.

Schedule of Events:

Student Celebration

6 p.m., Thursday, February 27, 2020

Installation Ceremony

10:30 a.m., Friday, February 28, 2020

Wisdom Gymnasium, Stephenville, Texas

Inauguration Gala - An Evening in Purple

6 p.m., Saturday, February 29, 2020

Wisdom Gymnasium, Stephenville, Texas


Visit the inauguration website to find out more information. 

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Current student Katelyn Vinson smiling by the John Tarleton Statue
My favorite tradition at Tarleton is all of homecoming week, I love it because of the memories that are made. Every year the memories are always different even though homecoming is all traditions.

Katelyn Vinson