Mustang e-Blast: Weekly Updates for TSTC Students and Employees

Events Calendar

1.13.14
Spring Semester
First day of class

1.20.14
Student and Staff Holiday
MLK Day

1.21.14
Welcome Week

1.22.14
Welcome Week

1.23.14
Welcome Week

1.27.14
Refunds to Students

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



News Headlines

Navigation Stations
Peer Mentors will be disseminating campus maps, information academic policies, Frequently Asked Questions & Answers, and information on tutoring resources in Navigation Stations throughout the campus. If you have any questions as you begin college, or need any assistance, please contact the Office of Student Success at 956-364-4163 or 956-364-4557. You can also visit our AVID Academic Achievement Center at Building B, Room 133.

Mustang Bucks
The ID Center will be transferring Financial Aid funds into Mustang Bucks for students from Jan 6-23. All transfers are final. For questions, call 956-364-4352 or visit http://www.tstc.edu/harlingenidcard/mustangbucks.

New Student Orientation
A New Student Orientation for the High School Equivalency Program will be held on Jan. 14, 2014 in the Cafeteria VIP Room from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, contact the HEP office at 956-364-5405.

Financial Aid
From January 6 through January 22, you can use your Financial Aid awards to buy books at the bookstore. Watch your registration statement in WebAdvisor to be sure your award has arrived in your account (you should see a credit balance). Then print your registration statement and take it with you to the bookstore to get your books. For further assistance, see the Advisement Center or Student Accounting in Building EK for assistance in printing your registration statement (or read the instructions on Student Accounting's website). Refunds will be sent to the students' Tech One cards on January 27.

Payment Plans
Payment plans are now available for the Spring Semester. Log onto WebAdvisor and click on “TouchNet Payment Plans.” Before signing up for a payment plan, be sure your classes are exactly how you want them. You can enroll online using your credit card, debit card, or check as your payment. If paying cash, come to the Cashiers’ Office in Building EK to enroll and make your first payment.

Veterans Center
Texas State Technical College is proud to announce the opening of the new Veterans Center located in the Student Center, Room 138. The Veterans Center will serve as a centralized point of contact to assist prospective and current veterans, veteran's dependents, and active-duty military students with navigating college resources to ensure a successful college experience.

Free Tutoring
Please help us encourage students to take advantage of our tutoring services. We have tutoring available in English 1301/1302, Math 1314, and History 1301 at the Learning Resource Center (LRC) 2nd floor. Additional tutoring services are available at different locations throughout campus in other subjects such as Chemistry, Biology, Developmental Reading/Writing/Math, and some technical programs. You can view the TSTC tutoring schedule at:

http://www.tstc.edu/harlingenoss/situtoringprogram.

For long-term calendar information and more details, please go to www.tstc.edu/harlingencalendar
or the Student Government Association Web site at http://students.harlingen.tstc.edu.
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