Student Resources and Services

Campus Resources and Services


 

Athletics

A wide variety of sports are offered at TAMIU including, Baseball, Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Cross Country, Men’s and Women’s Golf, Men’s and Women’s Soccer, Softball and Volleyball. Find out more about Dustdevil Athletics at http://www.godustdevils.com.

Athletics
Location: Kinesiology Convocation Building, Rm 107
Phone: (956) 326-2891
Fax: (956) 326-2889
http://www.godustdevils.com

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Business Office

Here you will find information about important dates, our office hours, location, payment options, and tuition and fees. You can also find information online by the use of UConnect (https://uconnect.tamiu.edu) and look at the My Business Tabs. 

Business Office
Location: University Success Center 137 
Phone: (956) 326-2140
Fax: (956) 326-2808

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Office of Career Services

The Office of Career Services has great resources that are beneficial to online learners. Besides the mock interview and resume critiques, students also have access to free online interactive courses to enhance their skill sets, videos on interviewing skills, internet radio station with 24/7 radio stream on career advice, internship directory via the iPhone, and resources for salary and industry information and networking. Contact the Office of Career Services to sign up to receive text messages for job alerts or announcements.

Office of Career Services
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8am- 5pm
Location: Student Center 114
Phone: (956) 326-4473
http://www.tamiu.edu/career/
careerservices@tamiu.edu

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Disability Services

The Office of Disability Services offers various auxiliary aids for distance learners.  While using Angel, students are able to use a screen reading software program, such as  JAWS or a screen magnifier such as Zoom Text software. These programs would be an accommodation for those students with disabilities enrolled in a distance education course.  Other reasonable accommodations that may be provided are extra clock time to complete a timed test, extra time to complete homework assignments, talking calculators, electronic readers, and audio books while taking a distance learning class. 

Student Counseling & Disability Services
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm
Location: University Success Center 138
Phone: (956) 326-2230
Fax: (956) 326-2231
http://www.tamiu.edu/counseling/disability.shtml

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Office of Financial Aid

The Office of Financial Aid serves students and parents by providing them with information to secure the necessary financial resources to meet their educational goals and financial obligations to the University.  This is accomplished by informing them of types of financial assistance available and assisting them through the process to obtain it. The Financial Aid Office offers personal counseling to students and parents concerning aid opportunities, application requirements, program guidelines, and student eligibility. Students and parents may call or visit the office during office hours for any needed assistance. Appointments are encouraged, but not necessary.

Office of Financial Aid
Office Hours: Monday-Thursday- 8am -6pm / Friday- 8am -12pm
Location: University Success Center 214
Phone: (956) 326-2225
Fax: (956) 326-2224
financialaid@tamiu.edu
http://www.tamiu.edu/affairs/financial/

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Office of Graduate Studies & Research

At TAMIU, the Office of Graduate Studies acts as the intellectual and academic heart of the University, as we strive to train and educate the next generation of researchers, scholars, teachers, business professionals and nurses. Faculty members will offer you courses leading to one of twenty-eight graduate degrees in arts and sciences, commerce and business administration, communication and information sciences, education, or nursing. Our small classes encourage faculty/student interactions and provide you with opportunities for both professional and personal mentoring, a feature found in the top graduate programs in the country. The administration at TAMIU has demonstrated its commitment to supporting graduate study and research by adding additional graduate student positions for the upcoming school year and raising the Graduate Assistant stipends. 

Jeffrey M. Brown, Ph.D.
Dean of Graduate Studies & Research
Associate Professor of Psychology

Office of Graduate Studies & Research
Office Hours: Monday & Tuesday 8am-5pm / Wednesday & Thursday 8am-7pm / Friday 8am-3pm
Location: Student Center 124
Phone: (956) 326-3020
Fax: (956) 326-3021
GraduateSchool@tamiu.edu
http://www.tamiu.edu/gradschool/

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International Student Services

The mission of the Division of International Programs is to strengthen and enhance TAMIU as the international University in the Texas A&M System and the State of Texas.  There are four units within the Division: Continuing Education; the International Language Institute; International Student Services; and International Education.  These offices serve international students, bring diversity, promote international awareness, and offer continuing education opportunities to the campus and local community.

International Student Services
Location: Student Center 226
Phone: (956) 326-2282
Email: iss@tamiu.edu
http://www.tamiu.edu/dip/iss/

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Office of Student Affairs

The Office of Student Affairs offers both distance and on-campus students a myriad of services such as a New Student Orientation (http://www.tamiu.edu/studentaffairs/orientation.shtml) and the Dustdevil Transition for online undergraduate learners. Student Affairs is a proactive, innovative, learning organization that plays a critical role in the holistic development of students by offering quality and innovative programs and services that enable TAMIU students to perform optimally in challenging environments. There are also 60 Student Organizations to join. (http://www.tamiu.edu/studentaffairs/org.shtml).

Other Services:

Office of Student Affairs
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm
Location: Student Center 226
Phone: (956) 326-2280
studentaffairs@tamiu.edu
http://www.tamiu.edu/studentaffairs/

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Student Counseling

The Student Counseling Center (SCS)’s goal is to empower students to be capable and competent adults while adjusting to challenges and transitions of University life.  Some of the most common issues that students face are anxiety, stress, academic difficulties, depression, coping with disabilities, goal setting, adjustment difficulties, family and work stressors, relationship problems, substance abuse, self-esteem, time management, and loss and grief.  SCS offers Individual, Couples, Group, Veterans, and Family Counseling, as well as Academic Workshops, and Consultations for students, faculty and staff referrals.

As a TAMIU student, you have access to counseling services with no additional charge.

Student Counseling & Disability Services
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8am-5pm
Location: University Success Center 138
Phone: (956) 326-2230
Fax: (956) 326-2231
http://www.tamiu.edu/counseling/stucouns.shtml 

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Student Health Services

The mission of the department of Student Health Services is to enhance the educational experience of TAMIU students by reducing student risks for injury and illness, providing episodic care, referrals, and health education.  Visit our homepage http://www.tamiu.edu/wellness/stuhealth.shtml for an overview of our many services that are provided for the TAMIU Community.

Student Health Services
Location: Student Center 125
Phone: (956) 326-2235
Fax: (956) 326-2234
http://www.tamiu.edu/wellness/stuhealth.shtml

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Sue and Radcliff Killam Library Services

Distance education students can access services at Sue and Radcliffe Killam Library in a number of ways:  through the library’s webpage, through the tab in uConnect, and through ANGEL.  UConnect will give students a quick overview of the library and the electronic resources.

In ANGEL, students can access video tutorials on the Resources tab that demonstrate how to connect to the databases from off-campus and how to search the databases.  There are several “how to” handouts available as well.  Using the library’s webpage, students can access RIO Catalog to find books and check their library account.  With over 50,000 e-books available through the catalog, all of the databases that are offered can be accessed from the webpage as well, by using the “Off-Campus Access” link from the main page to login.  Distance education students also have access to interlibrary loan services for books and articles.

Library Services
Office Hours: Monday- Thursday 7.30 am – Midnight / Friday 7.30 am-5 pm / Saturday - 10 am-6 pm / Sunday- 12 pm- Midnight
Location: Sue and Radcliffe Killam Library
Reference Desk: (956) 326-2138
Circulation Desk: (956) 326-2110
Ask a Librarian: researchhelp@tamiu.edu
http://library.tamiu.edu/services/student.asp

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TAMIU Bookstore

You can purchase your textbooks, apparel, gifts, supplies, and accessories and have them shipped to your home.  Find out which books you will need for your classes by visiting their website at http://www.bkstr.com/Home/10001-33904-1?demoKey=d .

TAMIU Bookstore
Location: University Success Center
Phone: (956) 326-2080
Fax: (956) 326-2082
Email: tamiu@bkstr.com

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Testing Center

Testing Center
Location: University Success Center 201
Phone: (956) 326-2131
Fax: (956) 326-2881
Email: thetestingcenter@tamiu.edu
http://www.tamiu.edu/uc/testing_center/

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TRiO Student Support Services

The TRiO Student Support Services (SSS) Program is a federally funded program funded through the U.S. Department of Education that provides academic assistance to eligible undergraduate students.  The program provides tutoring, counseling, remediation and other support services to low-income, first-generation or students with disabilities. The goal of the Texas A&M International University Student Support Services Program is to increase retention and graduation rates and to foster an institutional climate supportive of the success of every program participant.

To qualify for the SSS Program you must be a student at Texas A&M International University, a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • A first generation college student.
  • Low-income according to guidelines established by the U.S. Department of Education.
  • Have a documented physical or learning disability.

Students who meet the above criteria can apply to become a participant in the SSS Program at any point in their undergraduate career and at any time during the semester.  To apply for the program you may pick up an application in the TRiO SSS Office, Billy Cowart Hall 207; an online application is also available at http://www.tamiu.edu/adminis/pase/trio.  With the completed application you must bring the following:

  • Applicants 1040 if he/she filed
  • Parents 1040 if they filed
  • Permanent Resident Alien Card (if this applies)
  • Unofficial transcript
  • Current class schedule

TRiO Student Support Services
Location: Billy F. Cowart Hall 208
Phone: (956) 326-2718
http://www.tamiu.edu/uc/trio/

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Uconnect

Uconnect is a single login portal that provides the TAMIU community with the ability to access send and receive information in a secure and reliable way. This communication tool is customized according to the user’s role (i.e. student, faculty and staff) allowing the filtering of information that is only targeted to a particular user. Uconnect offers students the ability to register for classes, view financial aid awards, make online payments, obtain their academic transcripts and much more! To access Uconnect, visit https://uconnect.tamiu.edu.

Office of Information Technology
Office Hours: Monday-Thursday from 7:30am – 6:30pm / Friday’s 7:30am – 12:30pm
Location: Killam Library 257
Phone: (956) 326-2310
hotline@tamiu.edu
http://uconnect.tamiu.edu/

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University Campus Map

TAMIU Campus Map
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http://www.tamiu.edu/map.shtml

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Office of the University Registrar

The Registrar’s Office is where you will find information on adding/withdrawing classes and find the schedule of classes.  You can also find information online by the use of UConnect (https://uconnect.tamiu.edu) and look at the My Business Tabs. 

Office of the University Registrar
Location: University Success Center 121
Phone: (956) 326-2250
Fax: (956) 326-2249
http://www.tamiu.edu/affairs/registrar/

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University Learning Center

The University Learning Center (ULC) provides an academically focused, student-centered, supportive environment for students at Texas A&M International University by providing quality comprehensive academic support services to Texas A&M International University students with the goal of supporting the University's mission for student success.  Visit our homepage http://www.tamiu.edu/uc/ulc/ for an overview of our many services that are provided for the TAMIU Community.

University Learning Center
Location: Billy F. Cowart Hall 205
Phone: (956) 326-2723
http://www.tamiu.edu/uc/ulc/

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Writing Center

The Writing Center offers distance learners a variety of hand-outs and resources available at http://www.tamiu.edu/uc/writingcenter/.  Also, students may submit their papers to the online submission service by emailing writingcenter@tamiu.edu.  Students will receive a response within 24-48 hours.  The response will include a brief online assessment addressing three primary concerns and an overall opinion of the piece will be provided.

Writing Center
Office Hours: Mon-Thurs 8am-6pm, Fri- 8am-12noon
Location: Billy F. Cowart Hall 203
Phone: (956) 326-2883 or (956) 326-2884
writingcenter@tamiu.edu
http://www.tamiu.edu/uc/writingcenter/

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Instructional Technology & Distance Education Services
Office of Information Technology

Killam Library 259
Phone: 956.326.2792
Fax: 956.326.2299
E-mail: elearning@tamiu.edu
5201 University Boulevard, Laredo, TX 78041-1900 Work956.326.2100