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What is Bobcat Day?

Bobcat Day is your opportunity to experience Texas State and get a glimpse of life as a Bobcat. During your day with us you can tour our beautiful campus, visit with faculty and advisors, learn about admission policies and talk with students, administrators and student support specialists.

Whether you are just starting your college search or are already accepted to Texas State, we would love for you to come and experience Bobcat Country!

How much does it cost?

Bobcat Day activities, including parking, are free! You will want to bring some money for meals and Texas State souvenirs, both of which can be purchased on campus.

What time does it start?

Check in is from 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. in the LBJ Student Center. To get the most out of Bobcat Day, we recommend that you arrive during that time. Remember to bring your pre-registration check-in e-mail.

How long does it last?

Check-in begins at 8:00 a.m. and there are activities you can choose to do until 3:00 p.m.

Does Bobcat Day take the place of/or count for credit as Orientation?

No, it does not. To sign up for New Student Orientation, click here.

What will we be doing on Bobcat Day?

Click here for a tentative schedule of Bobcat Day events.

What should I bring to Bobcat Day?

Please print out and bring your pre-registration confirmation e-mail to expedite the check-in process.

Bobcat Day is a casual event, so dress comfortably and wear walking shoes.

Do I have to sign up ahead of time?

We recommend you pre-register to make the check in process smoother. Click here to pre-register.

Where should I park?

Follow the signs and the people directing traffic once you arrive on campus. Make sure you pay attention to where you park, so you can find your way back to your vehicle at the end of Bobcat Day.

Can I turn in my transcript on Bobcat Day?

You may turn in your transcript to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at 429 North Guadalupe St. from 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. that day.

Can I meet with a counselor/advisor?

Counselors are available at the Admissions Information Sessions and in the Academic Majors & Student Services Fair. Academic Advisors will not be available for individual meetings on Bobcat Day.

Who can attend Bobcat Day?

Prospective students and family members are all welcome to come to Bobcat Day!

Are campus walks available and do I need to pre-register?

Campus walks are available from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. and they last about an hour. There is no need to pre-register. Check the schedule for times and report to the 2nd floor of the LBJ Student Center 5-10 minutes before the scheduled walk. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes!