Winter Break Campus Closure

Tarleton State University offices close Dec. 22 to Jan. 2 for holidays

Tarleton State University will close all campuses and facilities for winter break, beginning at noon on Thursday, Dec. 22. Campuses and other operations will re-open for business on Monday, Jan. 2, 2017.

Planetarium Mystery of the Christmas Star

Tarleton planetarium’s ‘Mystery of the Christmas Star’ continues through Dec. 21

Journey back 2,000 years to Bethlehem and discover a scientific explanation for the star the wise men followed to find the baby Jesus. Tarleton State University Planetarium’s most popular holiday show The Mystery of the Christmas Star—which opens this week and runs through Dec. 21—investigates possible dates for the birth of Christ and looks at recorded sightings of significant astronomical events during this timeframe.