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Registration Dates

Registration is available online through myGateway, according to the dates listed below.  Registration will only be available from 6:00 am-11:59 pm 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 forward). 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 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 6:00 am - 11:59 pm each day.

Classification Priority Registration Opens
Honors  Friday, March 27
Doctoral, Graduate, Post-Bacc, & Seniors Monday, March 30
Juniors Thursday, April 2
Sophomores Sunday, April 5
Freshmen Wednesday, April 8

Summer Term Information:

For Summer 2015 there are 6 different terms in which students may register. Students can mix-and-match terms as well (i.e. take one 12 week class and one 8 week class and one 4 week class). Below you will see the length of each term and the start/end date for each.

Late registration for the various terms begins and ends the first day of class for that term except for the 12 week session which ends the 2nd day of class. For example, late registration for 2nd 4 week is June 11 only. After late registration for the various terms, students wishing to add a course or change their summer schedule must contact their Academic Advisor. Please note a $25 late fee will be assessed for late registration.

# of weeks Start Date End Date
12 week May 13 August 5
1st 4 week May 13 June 10
1st 8 week May 13 July 8
2nd 4 week June 11 July 8
2nd 8 week June 11 August 5
3rd 4 week July 9 August 5

Fall Term Information:

Fall Late Registration:

Late registration online through myGateway for the 16 week and 1st 8 week sessions for the Fall 2015 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 26 must contact their Academic Advisor.

Registration for the 2nd 8 week session (October 19- December 11) will be available March 27 - August 26 and reopen September 10 - October 19.  The last day to register for classes online through myGateway for the 2nd 8 week session will be October 19.  Beginning October 20, students wishing to add a course or change their schedule must contact their Academic Advisor. 

Please note a $25 late fee will be assessed for late registration.

Classification Fall Session Late Registration Dates
All Classifications 16 week August 24 - August 26, 2015
All Classifications 1st 8 week August 24 - August 26, 2015
All Classifications 2nd 8 week October 19, 2015

Spring 2016 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 6:00 am-11:59 pm each day.

Classification Priority Registration Dates
Honors October 23 - January 11
Doctoral, Graduate, Post-Bacc, & Seniors October 26 - January 11
Juniors October 29 - January 11
Sophomores November 1 - January 11
Freshmen November 4 - January 11
Spring Late Registration:

Late registration online through myGateway for the 16 week, 1st 8 week, and 2nd 8 week sessions for the Spring 2016 semester are according to the dates listed below.  Students wishing to add a course or change their schedule after the listed late registration dates must contact their Academic Advisor.

Registration for the 2nd 8 week session (March 14 - May 6) will be available according to the 16 week schedule above and will close on January 14 - January 28 and will reopen on January 29, 2016.  The last day to register online through myGateway for the 2nd 8 week session will be March 14, 2016.  Beginning March 15, students wishing to add a course or change their schedule must contact their Academic Advisor.

 Please note a $25 late fee will be assessed for late registration.

Classification Spring Session Late Registration Dates
All Classifications 16 week January 11 - January 13, 2016
All Classifications 1st 8 week January 11 - January 13, 2016
All Classifications 2nd 8 week March 14, 2016