New TAMIU Students Invited to Overnight Orientation

First year Texas A&M International University students will be required to attend Overnight Freshmen Orientation to learn about TAMIU services and resources and familiarize themselves with campus life.

Orientation dates are available from June 21-22, July 17-18, and August 14-15. Programs begin at 9 a.m. the first day and conclude at 2 p.m. the next day.

Students can register for an orientation by contacting the Office of Student Development and paying a $20 fully refundable deposit on or before June 17 for June orientation, July 8 for July orientation, and August 5 for August orientation.

June and July orientations are scheduled in the new Student Center, with the August orientation scheduled to be held in the Western Hemispheric Trade Center. Participants must bring personal toiletries and a change of clothes and are reminded to bring a sleeping bag.

Participants are provided with a campus tour and various discussions of University services by campus organizations and representatives, along with social activities, games and treats, such as a banana split surprise.

International, transfer, and graduate students will be able to attend a new orientation on August 21-22 at the Western Hemispheric Trade Center room 111 at 5:30 pm. There they will learn additional information pertaining to each group.

For further information, please contact the Office of Student Development at 326-2280, or visit their office in Student Center Building room 226.

University office hours are 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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