Tech tips for Bobcats

Welcome to Texas State new Bobcats! Below you will find all you need to know about technology you get for being a student here. Bookmark this page and come back often to make sure you are using everything you are entitled to and everything that can help you succeed as a student at Texas State.

Welcome to Texas State, Bobcats! Below you will find information about the technology you get for being a student here.

Your tech services

Bobcats have access to dozens of products and services just for being here, and most of them are free! Search the catalog to see all the tech you get for attending Texas State.

A students holds an ipad with a TXST sticker on the back.

IT Assistance Center (ITAC)

Computer won't work? Can't find the software you need? Unsure of how to use Texas State tools? Get tech support from ITAC on the web, in person, via LiveChat, over email, and on the phone.

Visit the ITAC walk-up center on the 1st floor of Alkek Library. Stop by if you need tech help!

Staff at the IT Assistance Center wait for students to help.


For all your student business

Visit CatsWeb to register for classes, pay tuition, apply for and check financial aid, and much more!

All your student business needs in one place.

TXST Mobile

The Texas State Mobile App is a must have for all Bobcats, providing easy access to courses, BobcatMail, bus routes and times, maps, dining options, and much more.

Download today in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.

TXST Mobile loading screen on a mobile phone

Microsoft 365

Students have access to about 20 apps with Microsoft 365, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Teams, Planner, and more. Microsoft 365 is free for all students, faculty, and staff at Texas State.

You can access Microsoft 365 from anywhere and use the apps and services on your mobile device. Download several of the apps on up to 15 devices!

Get OneDrive

Part of the Microsoft 365 apps suite, OneDrive is a key piece of technology for Bobcats. OneDrive allows you to store up to 5 terabytes of information in the cloud for free. You can put all your papers, presentations, photos, and more in OneDrive and easily share them with your classmates, instructors, family and friends.

University Libraries

Alkek One

Alkek One is your gateway to creative innovation! Alkek One is a hub of technology-focused spaces located on the first floor of the Alkek Library at Texas State University. Our spaces feature a variety of technologies that support the maker culture, immersive reality, time-based media, geographic information systems and digital design. Alkek One supports skills exploration across disciplines. Students are encouraged to collaborate and take advantage of the connection between the physical spaces, the community of experts, and the foundational concepts and skills that enable them to innovate using these technologies and tools.

3D printers in the Alkek One MakerSpace