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Programs and Services


Cat Camp

Cat Camp is an opportunity for the freshman class to learn from Texas State upperclassment what it means to be a Bobcat in a fun and relazed atmosphere. Cat Campu is an optional two-day experience for students wanting to: learn about all the reasons to be proud of being a Bobcat; being their lives "on the hill" with new friends; learn about Texas State spirit; learn about traditions we hold dear.


Bobcat Bond Program: Your Connection to Success

The Bobcat Bond Program is a student service provided by the Retention Management & Planning Office.  The program pairs second year and transfer students with staff, faculty, and peer/student mentors. The commitment to help new Texas State students acclimate to campus has resulted in higher GPAs and increased retention. The Bobcat Bond Program gives new students opportunities to have a successful collegiate career and supports students through academic and social activities. To find out more or apply to be a part of the program, click on the link above.


G.O.A.L. Program (Ropes Course)

The G.O.A.L. Program stands for Group Oriented Achievement and Learning. The program is based on experiential education principles and philosophy using initiatives and activities that are socially, mentally, physically, and environmentally challenging. Activities are designed to strengthen group cohesiveness, communication, trust, group processing, interpersonal relationships, individual members' self-awareness and confidence level. The G.O.A.L. program will tailor a program to fit your group needs. Visit the G.O.A.L. website by clicking the link above to find out more.