Applying to TSTC West Texas is easy and only takes a few steps! Our friendly Admissions Advisors are available to help you with any admissions questions, just call today for more information.
Step 1: Complete the Application for Admission
Complete the online application. If you've already submitted the online application, but need to report changes to the information initially provided (for example, name, address, starting term, major, etc.), contact your Admissions Advisor promptly.
Step 2: Provide Evidence of Vaccination against Bacterial Meningitis
The State of Texas passed a new law (SB 62) effective October 1, 2013 requiring all new students under age 22 to have a bacterial meningitis vaccination. This new legislation affects:
The Bacterial Meningitis Vaccine Form must be provided to the Admissions & Records office before you are admitted as a student. This information shall be maintained in the Admissions Office in accordance with Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) Regulations and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.
Step 3: Submit an Official Transcript(s)
Depending on the category under which the applicant qualifies for admission, submit the following official transcript(s):
Step 4: Provide Scores from an Approved Standardized Test
Applicants for admission to TSTC West Texas are required to take The Texas Success Initiative (TSI) test, present evidence of TSI completion from another Texas College or University, or present proof that they are exempt. For information about exemptions or testing, contact the Counseling and Testing Office.
Step 5: Complete the Campus Housing Application (if applicable) - Sweetwater Campus only
Send a completed Campus Housing Application and the deposit to the TSTC West Texas Sweetwater Campus Housing Office. Housing assignments are based upon the date the housing deposit is received. To reserve a room on campus, submit your application and deposit early! Applications will not be processed without a deposit.
Step 6: Complete the Applications for Financial Aid/Sponsorship (if applicable)
Step 7: Register and Pay for Classes
After completing the above steps, you are ready to register for classes. Early registration for new students is available up to thirty days prior to the start of classes. Students are invoiced for the current semester expenses (tuition, fees, etc.) only. Payment is due at the time of registration. Payment plans are available; just contact the Student Accounting Office at 325.235.7347 for details. Regular registration for all students takes place three times a year.