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Program Information

Program Goal

 

The TAMIU FOSS Program is designed to help LCC transfer students overcome various academic and financial barriers by providing them with:

  • Summer workshops to assist students to be successful during their transition into a 4 year institution

  • Interaction with peers, professionals and faculty at Texas A&M International University

  • Financial aid information regarding scholarships, stipends, and internship opportunities

  • Creating a seamless transfer program from Laredo Community College to Texas A&M International University and beyond

 

Eligibility Requirements

  • Be a transfer student from Laredo Community College

  • Be enrolled or plan to enroll for at least 12 credit hours per semester

  • Be enrolled or plan to enroll in one of the Gatekeeper Courses:

    • Business Statistics I

    • Calculus

    • Chemistry

    • Writing Intensive Classes

  • Have a Transfer GPA of 2.0 or higher

Benefits

 

As a participant in the FOSS Program, you are provided with:

  • A free personal laptop or Microsoft Surface tablet (provided on loan during your enrollment at TAMIU);

  • Receive many one-on-one services including academic advising and financial aid counseling with a dedicated FOSS Advisor;

  • Receive the latest information on a variety of topics that you need to know to be successful and to assist in your personal and professional growth;

  • A Support group of students just like you with similar goals;

  • Access to FOSS Family events such as athletic and cultural events that help develop your campus involvement and achieve academic success

 Application must be received by the FOSS Office, before eligibility is considered.

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