New Incoming Application Process

Step 1: Login to myGateway

Following admission to Tarleton State University, access myGateway using your Tarleton UID and password.

If you don’t remember your UID or password, use UID Lookup

Step 2: Access the Student Housing Portal

Select the DuckTrax tab; from the menu options choose the Student Housing tab to access to the Student Housing portal.

Review the application links and select the appropriate application period, and then complete the contract process.

Step 3: Pay the $100 Application Fee

To pay your application fee, provide your first and last name and student NTNET ID number. Keep in mind your application fee is one-time only and is non-refundable. You can pay your $100 application fee using one of the following methods:

Pay In-Person at the Cashier’s Office

  • Cash
  • Check
  • Money Order
  • Cashier’s Check
  • Credit Card (over the phone)

Monday – Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Office: (254) 968-9107

Administration Building, Room 103

Pay Online

Use the online payment portal to pay with:

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Discover

Pay by Mail

Send Check or Money Order issued to “Tarleton State University”:
Tarleton State University
Cashier’s Office
Box T-0120
Stephenville, TX 76402

Please note, room assignments are not immediate. Your payment may require 3-5 days to process depending on payment method, you will receive an email when you have been assigned a room.

Step 4: Room Assignment

Steps to receive a housing assignment:
Step 1: Complete the housing application
Step 2: Pay the application fee (Processing could take up to 3 business days)
Step 3: Sign up for Texan Orientation
Step 4: Create or join a roommate group (optional) (All previous steps must be completed and processed by our office prior to gaining access to this step)

If you are an admitted student and you have completed all the steps above, you are now eligible to receive an assignment. Please follow the steps below to check your assignment:

Login to myGateway

Enter the Student Housing Portal

Select Enter Here below New & Transfer Student

Beneath the Heading See My Assignment select the link

Finishing Up

Tarleton Meal Plan Requirements

New incoming and transfer students assigned to a residence hall or apartment environment will be required to purchase the minimum plan. Please refer to the meal plan options that become available in March to identify the right plan for you.

Assignment Alert

Assignments will be made based on the housing application completion date as well as spaces availability in chosen preferences. Due to limited availability, not all preferences will can be honored.

Find Your Room Assignment & Roommate Information

Occasionally assignments change due to cancellation. We encourage you to check your assignment and roommate information throughout the assignment period. This is available through the Student Housing portal in DuckTrax.

The following building abbreviations represent the hall to which you have been assigned. The number represents your specific room:

Residence Hall Abbreviations

BCTexan Hall (formerly Bosque Crossing)
CCentennial Hall
EThe Edge Apartments (Off-site)
FFerguson Hall
GThe Grove Apartments (Off-site)
HEHeritage Hall
HNHonors Hall
HHunewell Hall
HAHunewell Annex Hall
INIntegrity Hall
LELegends Hall
LGLegacy Hall
TNTraditions North Hall
TSTraditions South Hall
TVTexan Village Apartments