Frequently Asked Questions
When Can I Register For My Classes?
New undergraduate students will register for their first semester classes at thew New Student Conference. Visit newaggie.tamu.edu/international to obtain more information about requirments that must be met prior to registration. Additional information about the ISS check-in process is located at https://iss.tamu.edu/Prospective-Students.
New graduate students will register for their first semester classes after International Student Check-In with ISS. International Graduate Students should then meet with their graduate advisor for assistance in registering for classes.
Is Health Insurance Required?
Visit https://iss.tamu.edu/Health-Insurance for information on Texas A&M University System regulations on health insurance. The insurance is required for students on F-1 or J-1 visas.
Are There Any International Clubs/Organizations I Can Join?
There are many clubs and organizations approved by the university. Information on various clubs, religious organizations and additional community programs, including how you can join, can be found at iss.tamu.edu/resources.
Am I Allowed to Work While Attending School?
It depends upon the visa criteria. It is very important to verify your eligibility by checking the on campus employment criteria provided at iss.tamu.edu.
Is Financial Aid Available for International Students?
Visit https://financialaid.tamu.edu/ for detailed, up-to-date information about financial assistance for international students attending Texas A&M.