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Student Training and Information

Whether you're taking a fully online course at Tarleton, or your instructor is using Blackboard as a component to a face-to-face course, there are some things you'll need to know about using the online learning system.

Everything You Need to Know About Blackboard

CLICK HERE to view an online training page that will cover all the basics of Blackboard from a student's perspective.

Student Resources

Wondering what resources are available to you as an online student? Click on the options below to find out more:

envelopeAdmissions Office
Admissions are open to qualified individuals, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or educationally unrelated handicaps.

terminalRegistrar's Office
All Registrations/Adds/Drops are done by telephone or web. Students may register during late registration. However, they will be charged a $25.00 late registration fee.

in boxBusiness Office
Business Services provides a list of TUITION AND FEES for courses.
Cashier's Office, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
For more information, please contact Business Services at (254)968-9107

moneyFinancial Aid
It is the mission of the Financial Aid Office to eliminate or diminish financial barriers to students seeking an education at Tarleton State University

networkActivate Student Network Account
Only students who have never used computing resources at Tarleton need to submit this form.

searchingComputer Services
Information Resources Help Desk is a "one stop shop" for all of your Tarleton Computing needs.

mediaComputer Usage Policy
Tarleton provides each of its students a computer account (user-id) that permits use of technology resources. The University reserves the right to limit, restrict or deny access to its technology resources, as well as to take legal action.

copyrightCopyright Policy
The current status of the law regarding the liability of entities like universities that provide services like Internet access and publishing capability, indicates that we can be held liable for infringements of students.

You now have many ways to buy your textbooks: Come into the bookstore and browse for yourself. Reserve online and pick them up in the bookstore. Buy online and have them shipped directly to your door or even download them.

workingDisability Services
Persons with questions may contact Student Disability Services at 254.968.9400.

libraryTarleton Libraries

Tarleton Libraries endeavor to meet the information access needs of distance learners. Distance learners are encouraged to take advantage of available Online services.

Writing CenterWriting Center
Current Tarleton students may request assistance with writing via the Writing Center. Consultants are on hand to assist you (either face-to-face or remotely) with any course related writing project in any discipline. The office is located in OA Grant 210.; 254-968-1814

Current Tarleton students may request a TexShare card by using the Online TexShare Card Request form. Cards are only valid for one semester.

datesTesting Center
The University Testing Center is located in the Math building in room 201 on Tarleton's main campus. The address is Box T-0340 Stephenville, TX 76402, and the phone number is (254) 968-9423.

tcbtcTest Proctoring
Tarleton State University is participating in a statewide network of 24 institutions of higher education and four public libraries allows distance education students to take proctored exams at testing sites across the state.

shaking handsCareer Services
We are committed to provide quality services and programs to students and alumni with their career plans in a global society. If you need additional information, please give us a call 254-968-9078.

benchCounseling Center
Services include online screening, individual counseling, couples or family counseling, group counseling, and presentations.

Need More Help?

Our Helpdesk is Dedicated to Supporting You with Blackboard!

Phone: 254-968-1960 or
Toll Free: 866-744-8900 - Option 3
Walk in: Tarleton Center, Room 131

Summer 2010 Helpdesk Hours:
Monday - Thursday (8am-10pm), Fridays (8am-8pm), and Saturdays and Sundays (2pm-10pm).