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Barry B. Thompson Student Center

View of the front side of the Thompson Student Center

Fall Hours of Operation

  • Monday-Friday | 6 AM - 11PM
  • Saturday | 9 AM - 9 PM
  • Sunday | 9 AM - 11 PM

The Barry B. Thompson Student Center (TSC) was built in 1994, and has been the go-to place for Tarleton gear, textbooks, and recreation since its inception. The TSC is a great place for students to enjoy a cup of coffee, relax between classes, play some ping-pong, or grab the only Chick-Fil-A sandwiches and nuggets in Stephenville.

Winter Break Hours of Operations

Starting December 13th:

  • Monday - Friday | 7:30 AM - 6PM
  • Saturday - Sunday | Closed
  • Food Court | Closed

Starting January 15th:

  • Monday-Friday | 6 AM - 11PM
  • Saturday | 9 AM - 9 PM
  • Sunday | 9 AM - 11 PM

Hosting An Event or Meeting?

The TSC houses four conference rooms and three ballrooms that are available to student organizations, university departments, and other community groups. Visit the Room Reservations and Rentals page to find the perfect space to fit your meeting needs.

What's Inside?

Members of the Purple Poo interacting with students in the Food Court

The Thompson Student Center is located in the center of the Tarleton campus and is considered the hub of student activity. The TSC is also home to several key campus departments and programs.