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Come visit campus and experience the legendary friendliness that is indicative of the Aggie family. The Office of Admissions, the Appelt Aggieland Visitor Center
, and various colleges and departments offer several opportunities for prospective students and their families to visit campus throughout the year. Below information can be found about these opportunities. Come visit campus and experience the legendary friendliness that is indicative of the Aggie family.
YEAR ROUND PROGRAMS
Prospective students are encouraged to visit the Texas A&M University campus beginning the spring semester of their junior year in high school. The Appelt Aggieland Visitor Center can coordinate visits by scheduling campus tours, academic college meetings and group admissions presentations. visit.tamu.edu
Spend the Night with the Corps is an experience designed primarily for juniors and seniors in high school who wish to participate in the Corps of Cadets while attending Texas A&M. For students who cannot spend the night, the Corps of Cadets offers a Spend the Day with the Corps program during the summer.
Designed for high school seniors, Game Day Application Workshops include a presentation on the Texas A&M University admission process, tips for completing a competitive application and one-on-one time for students to ask questions. Students should bring their completed or partially completed application, essays, résumés and any other material that may be relevant to the application. admissions.tamu.edu/gameday
Seniors Experiencing Aggie Life (SEAL) is a two-day program in which students see firsthand what being an Aggie is all about. Seniors meet with current students, learn about admission, financial aid and housing, attend a Texas A&M University football game and spend the night in student housing. arc.tamu.edu/seal
Maximizing Educational Development through Academic and Leadership Skills (MEDALS), sponsored by the Department of Multicultural Services, is a two-day conference in which participants learn about various aspects of college life, interact with a diverse group of their peers and discover the opportunities at Texas A&M University. medals.tamu.edu
National Scholar Day programs are for National Merit and National Achievement Semi-finalists, and National Hispanic Scholars. Students and parents will receive information about our scholarship opportunities, and will meet individually with college/departmental staff about their major areas of interest. Attendees can expect to participate in a student panel of current scholarship recipients detailing their experiences about choosing a college, and college life in general. If you are a National Scholar and would like more information, please email us at email@example.com.
Freshman Information Day (FID) is the only visitation program specifically designed for high school students and their families. Prospective students will learn about freshman admission, opportunities for financial aid and the academic colleges within the University. They will also have the opportunity to take a guided tour of campus, view the residence halls, and learn about the history and traditions of Texas A&M University. It is highly recommended that high school seniors interested in attending Texas A&M University attend this event. admissions.tamu.edu/fid.
This program enhances the development of high school leaders and motivates students to realize the value of effective leadership and to incorporate these skills into their future endeavors. Students discuss issues concerning communication, diversity and risk management through team-building exercises, roundtable discussions and leadership speeches. hslc.tamu.edu
iGeo (Investigative Geosciences) is a weekend residency program designed to introduce underrepresented rising junior and senior students to the field of geosciences, which includes majors such as atmospheric sciences, geology and geophysics, environmental programs and geography through a carefully tailored curriculum. During the overnight program, students attend classes, tour labs, meet with professors, advisors and students, spend the night in a residence hall, attend yell practice, attend an Aggie football game and experience college life at Texas A&M University. iGeo is hosted by the College of Geosciences at Texas A&M University. roadtodiscovery.tamu.edu/packing-your-bags/igeo
Join thousands of other prospective students and experience the spirit of Aggieland. Participate in group sessions about Texas A&M University's academic programs, admissions, scholarships and financial aid. Academic departments, colleges and student services provide information and host activities. admissions.tamu.edu/aggielandsaturday
Student Leaders of Tomorrow (SLOT) is a weekend conference in which students experience college life while developing leadership qualities. This annual conference is hosted by MSC Aggie Leaders of Tomorrow, a freshman leadership organization at Texas A&M University. slot.tamu.edu
Whoopin' Weekend is a three-day program sponsored by the Aggie Recruitment Committee in which students visit a class, tour campus, attend a Yell Practice and cheer on the Aggie baseball team. arc.tamu.edu/whoopinweekend
The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) hosts a two-day conference in which students interested in math, science and engineering see firsthand the opportunities available to them in the field of engineering. The conference is open to male and female high school students. swe.tamu.edu
Parents' Weekend allows the students to express their gratitude to those whom have impacted their lives. This is done through a number of events that show the parents' students at Texas A&M University the essence of the Aggie Family. parentsweekend.tamu.edu
Attendees of National Scholar Experience program will get a first-hand look at the academic and leadership development opportunities at Texas A&M. Participants will take part in information panels and be able to interact with current students; and will conclude with a basketball game at Reed Arena.
Camp ARCH is a weeklong interdisciplinary experience that acquaints students with the study of and potential careers in architecture, visualization, construction science, landscape architecture and urban planning. camparch.tamu.edu
Exploring Leadership Opportunities and Rewards in Education (ExpLORE) highlights teacher education programs, leadership and career opportunities and courses of study in the teaching profession. educate.tamu.edu/articles/explore
Texas A&M University's College of Geosciences offers a free program to rising high school juniors and seniors interested in Geosciences. Participants will stay on campus, learn what it means to be an Aggie and discover world-wide career opportunities in the field. Admission is limited, and applicants are required to have a minimum 3.5 GPA and be in the top 10% of their graduating class, as well as provide supporting documentation. geox.tamu.edu
The Institute is a four-day enrichment camp for students with an interest in the poultry industry. Students will attend mini-lectures taught by Texas A&M University staff on topics such as anatomy, embryology, immunology, nutrition and processing. Students will also take field trips to a commercial layer facility and a local processing facility. posc.tamu.edu/texas-agrilife-poultry-extension-specialists/youth-programs
Aggie Summer Institute is a summer workshop that informs students about the importance of a college education. Attendees learn how to prepare for and be successful in college. For more information about this program, please contact the Prospective Student Center located close to you. Prospective Student Center contact information can be found at admissions.tamu.edu/psc
In this three-day program, participants explore the possibilities of veterinary medicine at Texas A&M University through hands-on experiences. vetmed.tamu.edu/bims/future/veterinary-enrichment-camp
NSI (formerly known as SHIP) is a fast-paced two-day program that allows students to explore Texas A&M University's academic departments as well as experience student life first-hand. The invitational is designed to help students gain knowledge about what it's like to be an Aggie, give them the opportunity to see the University at work as well as showcase the University's academic opportunities, traditions and strong commitment to diversity. If you are a National Scholar and would like more information, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org