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New Student Academic Advising and Registration

Spring 2016 New Admits

  • New transfer students with less than 12 transferable hours and all first-time freshman students will need to successfully complete Texan Orientation Online (TOO) prior to registering for Spring courses. Texas Success Initiative (TSI) and Bacterial Meningitis Vaccination requirements must be met prior to receiving an invitation to complete TOO. Beginning in October 2015, students will be contacted with additional information concerning TOO from the Office of Transition and Family Relations Programs located in the Thompson Student Center.  Students may contact this office at 254-968-9490, transition@tarleton.edu , or visit the Transition and Family Relations Programs website. Additionally, after successfully completing TOO and prior to registering, these students will need to meet with a Faculty Advisor in Academic Advising Center (Thompson Student Center, Room 13) or their academic department.

  • New transfer students with 30 or more transferable hours must meet with an academic advisor prior to registering for Spring courses.
    • Specifically, transfer students on the Stephenville campus with 12 transferable hours must meet with a Faculty Advisor in Academic Advising Center (Thompson Student Center, Room 13) or academic department.

Summer/Fall 2015 New Admits

  • New transfer students with less than 12 transferable hours and all first-time freshman students will need to successfully complete Texan Orientation prior to registering for Fall courses. Texas Success Initiative (TSI) and Bacterial Meningitis Vaccination requirements must be met prior to receiving an invitation to complete Texan Orientation. Beginning in March 2014, students will be contacted with additional information concerning Texan Orientation from the Office of Transition and Family Relations Programs located in the Thompson Student Center.  Students may contact this office at 254-968-9490, fye@tarleton.edu, or visit the Transition and Family Relations Programs website. Additionally, after successfully completing Texan Orientation and prior to registering, these students will need to meet with a Faculty Advisor in Academic Advising Center (Thompson Student Center, Room 13) or academic department.
  • New transfer students with 12 or more transferable hours must meet with an academic advisor prior to registering for Summer courses.
    • Specifically, transfer students on the Stephenville campus with 12 or more transferable hours must meet with a Faculty Advisor in Academic Advising Center (Thompson Student Center, Room 13) or academic department.


*Please review the new Bacterial Meningitis Vaccination Requirement that must be fulfilled before attending orientation and/or registration.