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TXST Responds To COVID-19

In the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, uncertainty abounds, but so does hope. The past few months have been difficult, but they've brought out the best in Bobcat Nation. Explore this page for stories of the countless ways our students, faculty, staff, and alumni have made our world a better place through their service, talents, and expertise.

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Our students have stepped up to help others and serve their communities.


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Texas State is helping surrounding communities and Central Texas region.


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TXST faculty and staff have expertise and research relevant to life in the age of coronavirus.


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Texas State graduates are making an impact in their professions and communities in response to coronavirus.


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The university provides programs and support services to students.

  • The Bobcat Cares program provide funds directly to currently enrolled and eligible students with COVID-19 related expenses.
  • The tuition-free Bobcat Promise program benefits currently accepted freshmen with a family annual adjusted gross income of $50,000 now eligible for free tuition.
  • Established the Bobcats to Bobcats Scholarship Fund to help students who will need financial support to return to Texas State to complete their education. 
  • The university’s food pantry Bobcat Bounty has adjusted its operating mode to offer curbside delivery to better serve students.
  • Student Emergency Services Office is available after Bobcat CARES applications close on May 27, to provide emergency financial aid to eligible students who apply.


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National and regional news outlets have featured our faculty and staff experts.

For more information, contact University Communications:

Jayme Blaschke, 512-245-2555

Sandy Pantlik, 512-245-2922