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Registration Dates

Registration is available online through myGateway, according to the dates listed below.  Registration will only be available from 6am-11:59pm each day. Students must meet the following requirements in order to register for classes:

  • Bacterial Meningitis Vaccination Requirement:  All “new” students for a given semester must show evidence of receipt of an initial bacterial meningitis vaccination dose or booster during the five-year period preceding and at least 10 days prior to the first day of the first semester in which the student initially enrolls at an institution.  This state law includes transfer students and undergraduate and graduate level students.  Students must provide proof prior to orientation and/or registration.  Additional information can be reviewed at http://www.tarleton.edu/admissions/bacterial-meningitis.html.
  • Texas Success Initiative (TSI) is required by all public institutions for the course placement of undergraduate students.  Tarleton State University requests that students prove exemption status or provide complete THEA, ASSET, COMPASS, or ACCUPLACER scores before course registration. For more information contact Undergraduate Admissions at 254-968-9269 or uadm@tarleton.edu, or Student Assessment Services at 254-968-9423 or testing@tarleton.edu.
  • To be eligible to register, students must be admitted to the university, have all vaccination requirements, financial obligations, and testing requirements cleared as well as have no current holds on their academic record.
  • First-time freshman and new transfer students with less than 30 hours will need to complete new student orientation prior to registering for classes.  Students who require orientation will be contacted by the Office of Transition and Family Relations.
  • Student's will register based on their current classification at the time of registration. In progress courses are not included when determining classification for registration purposes.

Fall 2014 Texas Common Course Numbering System Transition

  • Beginning in Fall 2014, Tarleton State University courses will be under the Texas Common Course Numbering System (TCCNS). TCCNS is designed to facilitate the transfer of credits between Texas colleges and universities. 
  • The links below are PDF versions of the equivalencies between former courses (Summer 2014 and earlier) to current courses (Fall 2014 and foward). If you are faculty, staff, or student and you believe you have found an error, please notify the Registrar's Office (registrar@tarleton.edu).

   Click to open the PDF version you would like to view. You can scroll to the prefix you are searching for or search for a specific prefix (such as ENGL), hold CTRL and press F. This will open a field to search, and you can type the prefix. You can even search by either partial or full Course Name. Do a test search for "Composition" or "ENGL".

Summer/Fall 2014 Registration

Priority Registration

Priority Registration is based on a student's current classification at the time of registration.  In progress courses are not included when determining classification for registration purposes.  Students who are eligible to register may do so anytime on or after the date has passed for their classification group.

Registration will only be available from 6am-11:59pm each day.

(Dates have been updated to reflect the new Registration Schedule)

Classification Priority Registration Dates
Honors Monday, April 7
Doctoral, Graduate, Post-Bacc, & Seniors Monday, April 7
Juniors Monday, April 7
Sophomores Wednesday, April 9
Freshmen Friday, April 11

Summer Term Information:

For Summer 2014 there are 8 different terms that students can choose from. Students can mix-and-match terms as well (i.e. take one 12 week class and one 6 week class and one 4 week class). Below you will see the length of each term and the start/end date for each.

# of weeks Start Date End Date
12 May 13 Aug 6
4 May 13 June 10
6 May 13 June 24
8 May 13 July 9
4 June 11 July 9
8 June 11 Aug 6
6 June 25 Aug 6
4 July 10 Aug 6

Fall Term Information:

Fall Late Registration: 16 Week and 1st 8 Week Sessions

Late registration online through myGateway for the 16 week and 1st 8 week sessions for the Fall 2014 semester are according to the dates listed below.  Students wishing to add a course or change their schedule for the 16 week or 1st 8 week session after August 27 must contact the Registrar's OfficePlease note, that a $25 late fee will be assessed for late registrants.

Classification Late Registration Dates
All Classification August 25-27
Fall 2nd 8 week registration

Registration for the 2nd 8 week classes (October 20- December 12) will be available March 28- August 27, and September 11- October 20.  The last day to register for classes online through myGateway for the 2nd 8 week session will be October 22, 2014.  Beginning October 23, students wishing to add a course or change their schedule must contact the Registrar's Office.


Spring 2015 Registration

Priority Registration

Priority registration is based on a student's current classification at the time of registration.  In progress courses are not included when determining classification for registration purposes.   Students who are eligible to register may do so anytime on or after the date has passed for their classification group.

Registration will only be available from 6am-11:59pm each day.

Classification Priority Registration Dates
Honors Oct 17 - Nov 1 / Nov 10 - Jan 11
Doctoral, Graduate, Post-Bacc, & Seniors Oct 20 - Nov 1 / Nov 10 - Jan 11
Juniors Oct 23 - Nov 1 / Nov 10 - Jan 11
Sophomores Oct 26 - Nov 1 / Nov 10 - Jan 11
Freshmen Oct 29 - Nov 1 / Nov 10 - Jan 11
Spring 2nd 8 Week Registration

Registration for the 2nd 8 week spring session (Mar 16-May 8) will be available According to the 16 week schedule above, and will close on Jan 15-Jan 28. It will reopen on Jan 29, 2015.  The last day to register online through myGateway for the 2nd 8 week spring session will be the third class day of the semester, March 18.  After March 18, students wishing to add a course or change their schedule must contact the Registrar's Office.

Spring Late Registration: 8 Week Spring Sessions

Late registration online through myGateway for the 16 week, 1st 8 week, and 2nd 8 week spring sessions for the Spring 2015 semester are according to the dates listed below.  Students wishing to add a course or change their schedule after the listed late registration dates, for the specified session, must contact the Registrar's OfficePlease note, a $25 late fee will be assessed for late registration.

Classification Spring Session Late Registration Dates
All Classifications 16 week Jan 12 - Jan 14, 2015
All Classifications 1st 8 week Jan 12 - Jan 14, 2015
All Classifications 2nd 8 week March 16 - March 18, 2015