Orientation, Events & Campus Tours
Spring 2014 ORIENTATION
Students planning to begin classes during the spring semester will need to contact the Lobo Den office by phone (432-837-8982) or in person after being accepted to Sul Ross. Please note that TSIA test scores will be required before registering for courses click for more information. Spring Lobo Days activities are scheduled to begin the evening of move-in, Monday, January 13th. Spring 2014 Lobo Days Sign Up Form.
FALL 2014 ORIENTATION
LOBO REGISTRATION DAYS
In order for all new incoming students to register for their Fall 2014 classes, Sul Ross State University is holding Lobo registration. Lobo Registration Days are events held on campus so that students can meet with an advisor, register for classes, meet with financial aid, cashiers, residential living, post office and get their pictures taken for their student ID cards.
Registration Days for Fall 2014:
- June 13th
- June 28th
- July 11th
- July 25th
- August 8th
- August 21st
Registering for a Lobo Registration Day
There are several ways to register:
Register online: link to form will be available in January (recommended)
Register by mail: mail a completed and printed Lobo Registration form to Sul Ross State University, P.O. Box C-61, Alpine, TX 79832
Register by fax: fax the completed Lobo Registration form to (432) 837-8930
There is no charge to attend a Lobo Registration Day. The deadline to sign up is normally 3 p.m. on the Wednesday prior to the registration date.
Any overnight accommodations and meals will be on your own. To request on-campus accommodations during a Lobo Registration Day or to sign up for housing for the Fall, please contact Residential Living at (432) 837-8190 or e-mail Clare Ritzi at firstname.lastname@example.org (overnight availability may be limited and the cost is $30.00/night per person).
After signing up, you will receive e-mails with event details. For information, call Anita Banegas at (432) 837-8982
Sully Showcase - November 16, 2013. For more details please visit Showcase
Family Weekend, sponsored each fall by the Office of Student Life, is an opportunity for families of current and prospective students to visit the university.
Sul Ross encourages visits to the university at any time during the year. Visitors may preview campus life through these individual tours. Student Ambassador-guided tours are available between 9:00am and 3:00pm Mondays through Fridays except during university holidays. To schedule a campus visit, call Sul Ross at 1-888-722-SRSU (7778) or send a request.
Wear comfortable walking shoes and bring a sweater in case of inclement weather.
For accommodations for a documented disability, call the Disability Services office at (432) 837-8178. The office can provide information on available services. Office hours are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays.
- From Interstate 10: take Exit 248 (about 10 miles west of Fort Stockton) to U.S. 67; turn right onto U.S. 90 where the highways merge
- From Interstate 10: take Exit 140A (near Van Horn) to U.S. 90; follow U.S. 90 through Marfa to Alpine
- From Highway 118: follow Highway 118 to Alpine
Overnight Stays: Students
Call Residential Living at (432) 837-8190 for information about overnight accommodations and to make arrangements for arrival and check-in. Students who stay overnight in guest housing on campus will need to bring sheets, pillows, towels, soap, personal necessities, alarm clock, etc.
Overnight Stays: Family
Parents and other family members who accompany new students to events should make their own arrangements for lodging. Information on special sessions for parents may be included in confirmation mailouts. For information on Alpine accommodations, visit www.alpinetexas.com.
Visiting the Region
Alpine, Texas, is located in the county seat of Brewster County at the gateway to the Big Bend country. The Big Bend Country of Texas is a multifaceted region encompassing the great Chihuahuan Desert, picturesque hills and mountains reaching to more than 8,000 feet in altitude, rolling plains and a wide assortment of plants, wildlife and geological features. The region attracts more than half a million visitors each year from throughout the world. Located near Sul Ross are the nationally-known Big Bend National Park, the scenic Davis Mountains and State Park, the Fort Davis National Historic Site, the University of Texas McDonald Observatory, Balmorhea State Park and a number of historic towns and sites that depict the region's diverse history.