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Transfer Student Orientation: The Dustdevil Transition
Congratulations on your acceptance to the University and welcome to Texas A&M International University! All new Dustdevils are required to attend The Dustdevil Transition, catered to your needs as a nontraditional or transfer student in order to prepare you for your life as a Dustdevil. The Dustdevil Transition will assist with any questions you may have about campus services, housing, academic expectations, and student involvement to prepare you for your first semester at TAMIU. If you will be an incoming transfer student, registration for The Dustdevil Transition is available online so sign up for your preferred date.
The Dustdevil Transition I (January 16, 2015)
The Dustdevil Transition II (July 10, 2015)
The Dustdevil Transition III (July 24, 2015)
The Dustdevil Transition IV (August 14, 2015)
Orientation is required for all students entering the University for the first time, so please make appropriate plans to attend.
Before getting started, it is important for you to review some important documents that are essential to your success:
- The Student Handbook provides information about the expectations that the University has of you inside and outside the classroom. It also provides information about your rights and responsibilities as a TAMIU student.
- The University Catalog gives you information about courses, degree plans, University services, and much more information.
- The University's Academic Calendar provides information about the final exam schedule, holidays, and other important deadlines.
Related Institutional Goals/Principles
|Imperative 1: Students||1.1 Attract and admit a diverse and international student body.|
|1.2 Increase enrollment, retention, and graduation rates.|
|1.3 Prepare students for successful leadership roles.|
|1.4 Engage students in activities that enrich their lives.|
|1.5 Provide programs and services that support established student outcomes.|
|1.6 Increase participation of students in study abroad programs|
|Imperative 3: Teaching and Learning||3.1 Establish and pursue student learning outcomes appropriate for each program and engage in systematic assessment and use of results for continuous quality improvement.|
Undergraduate Learning Principle 1: Respective and Expressive Communication Skills
Undergraduate Learning Principle 3: Integration and Application of Knowledge
Undergraduate Learning Principle 4: Understanding Society and Culture
Undergraduate Learning Principle 5: Appreciating Values and Ethics
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