Prospective and Current Students

Academic Success Center
The Academic Success Center represents a collaboration between Academic Affairs and Student Affairs. Our mission is to provide access to comprehensive resources to Aggies from all geographical, socio-economic, and ethnic backgrounds so that they can achieve their academic goals and fulfill their academic potential. Our holistic approach fosters mental and physical well being and encourages students to identify roadblocks, set realistic, attainable, and personally fulfilling academic goals, and take ownership of their learning.

The Aggie Ring
The Aggie Ring is the most visible symbol of the Aggie Network that connects Aggies around the world. Dating back over a hundred years, it is a tradition that is deep in symbolism. Every symbol represents values every Aggie should hold: Excellence, Integrity, Leadership, Loyalty, Respect and Selfless Service.

The Association of Former Students Aggie Ring Program has the honor and responsibility of protecting the integrity of the Aggie Ring. They oversee the eligibility, order and delivery for more than 13,000 students each year. Aggie Ring Day is one of the most anticipated milestones in an Aggie student's career. This event, hosted at the Clayton W. Williams Jr. Alumni Center, is celebrated three times a year for currently enrolled students: April, September and November. 

Career Center
The Career Center offers services for undergraduate, graduate, and former students. They help students connect the dots between their interests and their future through major exploration, resume writing, job shadowing, and much more! Career Advisors are designated to work with students from each college on campus and to provide tailored advising to meet individual needs. 

Graduate and Professional School
The Graduate and Professional School (GPS) is a global leader in graduate education, committed to the pursuit of knowledge and the power of intellect. Through exceptional service and commitment to the highest standards, GPS advocates for graduate education at Texas A&M and throughout Texas. The Graduate and Professional School is committed to a diverse campus climate, enhancement of the graduate experience and the development of all students as global citizens.

The Graduate and Professional School serves Texas A&M graduate students as an advocate for their graduate education and houses the Ombudsperson for Graduate Education. They establish procedures to guarantee the highest quality educational experience at the graduate level, foster and facilitate interdisciplinary/intercollegiate graduate programs and research activities, and strive to maintain and enhance an environment conducive to creative scholarship and scientific inquiry.

Graduate and Professional School Distance Education Orientation

Office of the Registrar
Welcome to Aggieland from the Office of the Registrar. From your first day of class to your walk across the graduation stage, the Office of the Registrar follows you through your time at Texas A&M. On this site you can find information on course registration, how to order a Texas A&M transcript, or how to apply for graduation in Howdy, among other things. The purpose of the Office of the Registrar is to serve all students—prospective, current, former and all faculty and staff. Look here for scheduling policies and help with the curricular approval process and catalog.

Technology Services
TAMU IT offers services for students, faculty, and staff. Visit them for help with software; email; help and support; academics including Canvas, classroom equipment, open access labs, and audio/video production; and security including code maroon and virtual private network. Get in touch by phone: 979.845.8300, email:, chat, or in person.

Help Desk Central
Help Desk Central (HDC) is available 24/7 to assist Texas A&M students, faculty and staff with information technology questions by phone, email, chat, in person and on the web.

Call 979.845.8300 or email Visit the Knowledge Base for contact information, tutorials, guides and other documentation on IT resources and services. HDC is located in the Computing Services Center, Room CS00.

University Libraries
The University Libraries Services offer Research Help, Get It For Me (Interlibrary loans,) Library Instruction, Course Reserves, technology, Media, Scholarly Communications, Maps and GIS, and other Services.

University Writing Center
The University Writing Center supports writing and public speaking for graduate and undergraduate students across the university, with particular emphasis on supporting W and C courses. Our priorities are to help graduate and undergraduate students practice the habits of mature composers of written and oral communication and to provide resources for faculty and Graduate Assistant Teachers for integrating best writing and oral communication pedagogy into courses across the disciplines and in the core curriculum.

Testing Services
Testing Services will proctor examinations for distance education courses. If you would like us to proctor an exam please contact your professor and give him/her the following contact information in order to provide us instructions concerning how to administer your exam.

Phone: 979.845.0532

Mailing Address:
Testing Services
Texas A&M University
750 Agronomy Road, Suite 1101
TAMU 4239
College Station, Texas 77843-4239

Faculty and Staff

Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE)
The Center for Teaching Excellence at Texas A&M University supports the University's commitment to excellence in teaching and learning. The CTE offers a wide range of consultation and support services to faculty, programs, departments, and colleges at not only the College Station campus, but also at satellite campuses in Galveston and Qatar. The Center has cultivated many collaborative relationships across campus to help provide interdisciplinary professional development opportunities for faculty, staff, post-doctoral fellows, and graduate students. Services we provide include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Consultations (individual, program, department, college)
  • Curriculum design/redesign
  • Graduate teaching assistant support/training
  • Professional development workshops on a wide range of relevant topics (effective lecturing,  assessment, classroom management, diversity, course design, instructional technology, high-impact practices)‚Äč

Instructional Technology Services (ITS)
Instructional Technology Services (ITS) provides professional development opportunities for using technology to enhance teaching and learning; administers and supports face-to-face, online, hybrid, and distance education teaching resources; and shares expertise in implementing pedagogical best practices at Texas A&M University.

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACS)
Texas A&M University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award degrees at the bachelors’, masters’, doctoral and professional levels. Contact:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
1866 Southern Lane
Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097

or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Texas A&M University.

Texas A&M University SACSCOC accreditation webpage.

Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB)
"The mission of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) is to provide leadership and coordination for the Texas higher education system and to promote access, affordability, quality, success, and cost efficiency through 60x30TX, resulting in a globally competitive workforce that positions Texas as an international leader."  -THECB Mission Statement

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