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You can make friends, relax, and earn valuable lessons outside of the classroom too.
You can make friends, relax, and earn valuable lessons outside of the classroom too.

College life at TSTC offers something for nearly everyone

Get to know your peers and make lifelong friends through these fun and often educational opportunities:

  • Leadership activities
  • Volunteer work
  • Membership in the Student Government Association
  • Membership in clubs and organizations
  • Participation in intramural sports and wellness programs
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Seize the opportunities

A Culture of Caring

Life happens. We’re here to help. TSTC’s Student Support Services provides a range of assistance to students for:

  • Child care
  • Food, clothing and transportation
  • Counseling and medical services
  • Housing and utility bills

We offer emergency aid that can help you through. Funds are made available through state and federal programs, and The TSTC Foundation.

SkillsUSA Competition

As a TSTC student, you can join in intramural sports like football, softball and volleyball. But we also participate in SkillsUSA, a program for our technical superstars.

Our best compete at the state and national competitions every year. For over 50 years, Texas State Technical College has had more medal winners than all two- and four-year colleges in Texas combined.

Do you have a competitive spirit? Do you strive to be the best at what you do? Ask an admissions advisor about which programs we have SkillsUSA teams for so you can join the team today!

Student Leadership Academy

The Student Leadership Academy (SLA) instills the skills and knowledge essential for leadership in today’s world. Build your public speaking skills, learn about servant leadership, find out the latest on dressing for success, and more. Set yourself up for career success. Contact us now.

Student profiles

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"I was in the Marine Corps for five years, so I already had a technical background. TSTC’s Avionics Program was more in-depth than what I learned with the Marines, so I was able to build upon what I knew. I think TSTC is a great alternative to a traditional school, simply because you get out into the workforce faster. I don’t know about you, but I definitely want to get out there and do what I love. I’ve worked on F-18s – to work on F-35s would be the icing on the cake.”
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Jennifer Dickman
Avionics Technology
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"School is not my forte. I learn by doing, not reading. Although I did consider other colleges, TSTC stood out because of its hands-on learning. Because of TSTC, I now have the dream of opening up my own diesel mechanics shop. With what I learned at TSTC and the experience I’m gaining at Ag-Pro, I know that it can become a reality.”
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Hunter Warner
Diesel Equipment Technology
graduate
"TSTC is so highly respected because instructors put you in a hands-on environment. I went from not knowing how to do anything to being confident enough to be a project leader in class, and I had a couple of job offers before I graduated – all after just one year. TSTC helped me to figure out what I really wanted to do in life.”
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Courtney Sellhorst
Building Construction Technology

Catalog and Handbook

TSTC is a singly accredited, multi-campus institution. Our Waco location serves as the main campus, with multiple instructional campuses throughout Texas. Since 2015, we have produced one catalog.

Campus Stores

Order your textbooks and class supplies without having to make a special trip.

TECH OneCard

To ensure that you have a great experience, we have partnered with BankMobile Disbursements, a division of Customers Bank, to bring you the TECH OneCard.

The TECH OneCard is the official TSTC ID card. It will handle all ID card services, such as:

  • Checking out library books
  • Accessing the Student Recreation Center
  • Handling off- and on-campus financial transactions at most TSTC locations

All student financial disbursements, such as refunds and financial aid awards, will be handled through BankMobile. You can deposit to an existing account, or to a new BankMobile Vibe checking account.

Learn more information about BankMobile.

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