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Tips for Incoming Bobcats

Congratulations — you’re part of the Texas State family! Start here to get familiar with the ins and outs of calling the university home. You’ll be a Bobcat in no time.    

#1 

Maroon & gold will soon be a staple in your wardrobe. Don't forget to rock your Bobcat pride on game days, y'all! 

#2

Shuttles, trains, parking & geese crossing the road can throw a wrench into your commute. Leave early, Bobcats!

#3

Homecoming musts: the talent show & the soap box derby race! 

#4

Get a refillable water bottle & an umbrella before it's too late. The stairs & rains are savage.

#5

Keep your eyes peeled on campus & online for @txst giveaways — they're awesome. 

#6

Looking for a place to study? The hammocks by the Ag building & the Honors College Coffee Forum are study-spot faves! 

#7

TXST is filled with magic & adventure! Don't believe us? Check out the Rec for more info on quidditch, water skiing & rock climbing! 

#8

The river is a way of life. Don't litter!

#9

Stream movies on Alkek Library's website for free! No Netflix login required.

#10

George Strait is the King. That is all.

#11

Good tacos make (almost) everything better. Also, chips & queso are an acceptable food group.

#12

San Marcos is awesome, we all know that, but don't be afraid to explore nearby cities!

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