The Advising and Mentoring Center (AMC) works with the Freshman, Sophomore, Student-Athlete, and Incoming Transfer Student populations to ensure a smooth transition and adjustment throughout their academic programs. Our focus is to provide students with individualized academic support and tools for success through various advising and mentoring endeavors.
Advising and Mentoring Center
Location: Zaffirini Student Success Center, Room 222
Phone: (956) 326-2886
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.
Location: Kinesiology Convocation Building, Rm 107
Phone: (956) 326-2891
Fax: (956) 326-2889
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.
Location: Zaffirini Success Center 137
Phone: (956) 326-2140
Fax: (956) 326-2808
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.
Disability Services for Students offers various auxiliary aids for distance learners. While using Blackboard, 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
Location: Zaffirini Success Center 138
Phone: (956) 326-2230
Fax: (956) 326-2231
DustyALRT is a universal notification system that allows students, faculty and staff to be notified via text message, e-mail or pager in the event of a campus emergency or closure. It provides an innovative addition to the existing methods that the University has in place to alert the community to emergency situations.
Their mission is to enhance the sophomore experience by providing academic support services, engaging sophomores through community service and building relations with faculty to enhance excellence in lifelong learning and student success.
Title V: Engaging Sophomores
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.
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.
The Help Desk can assist you with questions on your TAMIU credentials, computer, printer or phone. Contact them at (956) 326-2310 (during university business hours) or at firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the Help Desk at Killam Library, Room 257 or through their online support site.
The eLearning Team provides support for questions on Instructional Technology (e.g., Blackboard, Portfolio, Adobe Connect, TurnItIn, etc.) and the Distance Education Programs developed at the University. Contact them at (956) 326-2792 (during university business hours) or at email@example.com (7 days a week). Visit the eLearning office at Killam Library, Room 259.
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.
Media Services can assist with questions on technology found in classrooms and specific labs located at the University. Contact them at (956) 326-2310 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Location: Cowart Hall 115
Phone: (956) 326-2017
The Office of Student Affairs offers both distance and on-campus students a myriad of services such as a New Student Orientation 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).
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
Location: Zaffirini Success Center 138
Phone: (956) 326-2230
Fax: (956) 326-2231
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/health/services.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
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 Blackboard. UConnect will give students a quick overview of the library and the electronic resources.
In Blackboard, students can access video tutorials on the Killam Library 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.
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.
Location: Zaffirini Success Center
Phone: (956) 326-2080
Fax: (956) 326-2082
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:
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 the TRIO website. With the completed application you must bring the following:
TRiO Student Support Services
Location: Billy F. Cowart Hall 208
Phone: (956) 326-2718
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 http://uconnect.tamiu.edu/.
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 (http://uconnect.tamiu.edu) and look at the My Business Tabs.
University College provides students with their “roots and wings” - roots that are strengthened and deepened by strong academic support and wings that allow them to experience academic success and turn their career dreams into reality. University College accomplishes this by providing a full array of academic support services.
Location: Zaffirini Success Center 223
Phone: (956) 326-2134
Fax: (956) 326-2129
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
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 email@example.com. 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.