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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.

Flu Warning

With the arrival of flu season, we urge you to take preventive measures to protect your health. The following measures can help you stay healthy & productive this semester!

  • Wash hands frequently
  • Cover mouth when coughing/sneezing
  • Avoid contact with others who are sick
  • Get plenty of rest

If you are experiencing flu-like symptoms such as body aches, cough or fever, stay home from work/class and seek medical attention.

Student Health Services is open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is now located on the first floor of Traditions North, next to the Campus Recreation Center. Make an appointment with Student Health Services by calling 254-968-9271.

For more information, view the Flu Information website.

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 service please visit the Health Services website.

Student Counseling Service

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

Visit the Counseling Service website for more information.

Spring 2018 marked the move of the Health Center and Counseling Services. The new, state-of-the-art office is located on the first floor of Traditions North.

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 service the Tarleton Police Department provide .

Code Purple

Make sure you have added your cell phone number into your Code Purple account to ensure you receive timely text messages in an emergency.

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. Keith
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.