Student organizations play an important role in campus life at Tarleton State University. Throughout the year, these groups sponsor a variety of extra and co-curricular activities for the campus and local community. In addition, student organizations provide a means for students to develop and refine leadership skills and to interact and network with students, faculty and staff.
There are over 100 recognized student organizations at Tarleton State University. They are broken down into 10 different categories:
Organizations affiliated with Recreational Sports which promote particular athletic interests
Organizations related to a particular academic area or field of study.
Nationally affiliated societies and organizations for men.
Nationally affiliated societies and organizations for women.
Locally affiliated organizations that represent membership of students with high academic standards either by classification or by special areas of study.
Organizations dedicated to the encouragement of the performing arts.
Nationally affiliated organizations that represent membership of students with high academic standards either by classification or by special areas of study.
Organizations formed to promote particular interest in a student's professional future career. Most of the professional organizations are nationally based.
Organizations that exist to provide a religious and social outlet for students.
Organizations or groups organized (either nationally or locally) that render service to the campus or Stephenville community and who promote social activities for interested students.
Organizations created and maintained to stimulate the special areas not associated with any academic department.
Organizations dedicated to the encouragement of spirit and support of Tarleton athletics.
Organizations that operate under the umbrella of the Division of Student Life with programs benefiting the entire campus.