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Dr. Laura Boren speaking to students at orientation
I encourage you to immerse yourself in campus life. Experience the infectious spirit of the Tarleton family. Surround yourself with new friends and student-focused faculty and staff who are invested in your success, and you will develop a support system that you can rely on well beyond college days.

Dr. Laura Boren, Vice President for Student Affairs

Texan True at Tarleton

Living Texan True means living out the university core values of Service, Integrity, Civility, Leadership, Excellence, and Tradition day in and day out. Check out ways you can live Texan True!

Texan True Portal Page
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"Get Involved" is the number one piece of advice given to students during their time at Tarleton. View all your options for getting involved on campus and in your community!

Campus Involvement Portal Page
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At Tarleton, students have the ability to explore and define what it means to be a leader. See how other students are defining leadership.

Leadership and Service Portal Page
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Your well-being at Tarleton is our number one priority. Learn more about campus resources available to help you maintain a safe and healthy lifestyle!

Health and Safety Portal Page
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Tarleton's new student programs take the stress out of adjusting to college life. Make friends and discover your new home!

New Student Programs Portal Page
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Services like Texan Card, Parking, Dining, and the Post Office are important during your time at Tarleton. Be sure you have all of your essentials covered!

Campus Essentials Portal Page
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A defining attribute of a Texan is the pride and spirit we all share for Tarleton State University. Read more about our spirit and traditions!

Spirit and Tradition Portal Page
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Parent and family involvement is crucial to your students' success. Find out how to get involved and be a member of the Tarleton Family.

Parents and Family Portal Page
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The university is grateful for every contribution that is necessary to make a positive difference in the lives of our students and to help Tarleton continue to be a great university! Learn more about how your gift can help support students!

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