Faculty & Staff Resources
We know that faculty and staff across campus are our partners in promoting student success. Please navigate the questions below to understand how we can best help you.
The Bobcat Bond Program was established in Fall 2012 to provide an opportunity for second-year students and beyond to learn from faculty, staff and student mentors who serve as coaches, role models, advisors and guides.
To apply to become a Bobcat Bond mentor, simply click here.
PAWS Alert is an early intervention initiative maintained by Retention Management and Planning staff. The purpose of PAWS Alert is to support undergraduate and graduate students experiencing academic, personal, or transitional difficulties. Through our outreach initiatives, we connect students with resources that can help support them in achieving success at Texas State. Students can schedule an appointment to discuss academic, personal, or transitional concerns by contacting Retention Management and Planning at 512-245-5500 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Faculty, instructors, and staff can refer students for assistance by submitting a PAWS Alert.
You may also benefit from referring students to the Student Success Plan on our website.
Brilliant Bobcats: College Success Series is a workshop series focused on teaching students various strategies and skills for college success, The College Success Series is a collaboration between the division of Student Affairs and Academic Affairs.
Please feel free to refer students to workshops in the Brilliant Bobcats series. You can view a current listing of workshops here.
The Retention Management & Planning Office supports a group of eight peer leaders who have the unique opportunity to engage specifically with students in their colleges through one-on-one engagement, promotion of academic and personal resources, and providing a sense of belonging.
Peer leaders serve as resources to help second-year and transfer students achieve academic, professional, and personal success while at Texas State. By participating in campus outreach, sending students weekly updates, and planning their own events, peer leaders help students to set goals, learn about campus resources, and make connections with other students, faculty, and staff across campus.
Do you have a concern that's not listed here? Please contact our office at 512.245.5500 or email@example.com.