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Leadership and Service

At Tarleton, all students have the opportunity to explore and create their own definition of leadership.

Tarleton State University's Leadership and Service Awards is an annual banquet celebrating and recognizing Tarleton students, organizations and community members who demonstrate outstanding leadership and service for the university. Nominate yourself or someone deserving today!

Student Government Association

The Student Government Association (SGA) is the student voice between the student body and Tarleton administration. They also host multiple events throughout the year including Homecoming, Lighting of the Campus and many more!

Tarleton Transition Mentors and Residential Leaders

Group of students from Heritage Hall at Color Festival

Tarleton Transition Mentors (TTMs) and Residential Leaders (RLs) play an integral role in helping students get settled at Tarleton. 

For questions about the application or further information about TTMs and RLs, contact Kristy O'Keefe.


The BOLD group is designed to explore, foster and examine women's empowerment and leadership for Tarleton women. Each year, the members strive to contribute to our campus and community while building leadership skills. Members of this group are individually selected to enter into this program. For more information, contact

MENtal Freedom

MENtal Freedom is a mentoring program designed to provide leadership, networking, dialogue and real world situations. Through these, they develop skills in interpersonal, academics and professionalism. The program encourages inclusiveness, community and legacy. The outreach behind MENtal Freedom is focused on our traditionally under-represented males, including African American and Latino men. For more information, contact

Tarleton Round-Up

Three students painting a house at round-up

Join us for the 20th annual Tarleton Round-Up on March 24, 2018! Get involved by filling out the application on TexanSync!

Tarleton Serves

Round Up crew poses for a picture with all of their trash and yard debris in front of a 17th Annual Round Up site

Tarleton Serves aims to assist Tarleton students find meaningful volunteer experiences in the Stephenville community and beyond. Need help finding service opportunities or want to be a part of Tarleton Serves, call 254-968-1899 or stop by Thompson Student Center, 201.

Alternative Spring Break

Students pose in front  of a house during alternative spring break with the Tarleton flag and a Texas flag
Student volunteers & staff members will be traveling to south Texas to serve in Hurricane Harvey Relief efforts. If you are interested in participating in Alternative Spring Break or have questions regarding the trip, visit  the Alternative Spring Break page or contact Campus Life at 254-968-9256.