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Health and Safety

As a college student, your health and safety is essential to your success both in and out of the classroom.

Campus Recreation

The use of the Rec Center is included in your tuition and fees so all you have to do is present your Texan Card! In the facility you will find a weight room, cardio machines, a climbing wall, sand volleyball and racquetball. Most equipment can be checked out at the front desk.

Student Health Services

Feeling under the weather? Make an appointment with Student Health Services by calling 254-968-9271. They can help with the care of minor acute illness, health or dietary consultation and the first aid treatment for minor injuries.

For a full list of services, please visit the Health Services website.

Student Counseling Services

College can be stressful and Student Counseling Services is here to help. The use of Counseling Services is available at no charge, so don’t hesitate to reach out if you need help. Some of their services include individual counseling, crisis counseling and couples counseling.

Visit the Counseling Services website for more information.

Starting in Spring 2018, Health and Counseling will have a new, state-of-the-art office on the first floor of Traditions North. Check back frequently for updates regarding their move.

Tarleton Police Department

The Tarleton Police Department is committed to keeping the Tarleton community safe 24 hours a day and 365 days a year. For assistance, call 254-968-9002. In the case of an emergency, call 911.

Check out all of the services the Tarleton Police Department provides.

Code Purple

Make sure you are registered for Code Purple to receive all emergency notifications. To receive text message notifications, register for Code Purple.

Title IX Reporting

Students, faculty and staff at Tarleton State University who have experienced any form of sex discrimination, including sexual harassment or sexual misconduct, are encouraged to report the incident promptly to the appropriate Title IX Coordinator:

Darren F. Kieth
Department of Risk Management and Compliance
Admin Annex I, Room 112

Read more about Title IX.


Are you or someone you know being hazed? No matter the severity, hazing should never be tolerated or accepted and is against the law.

Check out Tarleton’s hazing website for resources, a full definition of hazing or to submit an anonymous report.