Collaborating with TAMIU as a Signature Partner provides many incentives for your agency!  Launched in Fall 2014, Partnership TAMIU is a nomination-based community engagement agreement designed to enhance existing relationships between TAMIU and external agencies by: helping community partners to meet its agency's mission and goals, promote the exchange of resources between the University and community agency, and exhibit a commitment to social responsibility by address issues of public concern. The selected Signature Partners sign a two-year Memorandum of Agreement with TAMIU for exclusive collaborative efforts.

The TAMIU family is always ready to serve others and maKe a lasting impact in the community. To request volunteers, please complete the Volunteer Request Form at least 30 days before your service event.
To host a donation drive on campus, please submit a Donation Drive Request Form at least 15 days before your donation drive event.


TAMIU accepts nominations for Partnership TAMIU year round. The selection process occurs in the summer with formal signing during the annual Make a Difference Week Kick-off.  Self-nominations can be submitted by completing the Signature Partner Application Form.  TAMIU students, faculty or staff members can nominate an agency/non-profit organization by completing the Partnership TAMIU Nomination Form.


  • Promotion of volunteer opportunities on TAMIU Community Engagement's website
  • Access to set up information tables on campus
  • Maintain a relationship with TAMIU students and student organizations
  • Participation in TAMIU Service Committee
  • Receive first preference to host Make a Difference Day or Big Event initiatives


  • Must sign Memorandum of Agreement (MOA)
  • Must attend an annual training offered by the Office of Student Conduct and Community Engagement
  • Must offer at least one (1) volunteer opportunity per semester for TAMIU students
  • Volunteer opportunities must be in compliance with TAMIU risk management policies


  • Casa de Misericordia
  • CASA Voz de Niños
  • Diocese of Laredo
  • Cutural Institue of Mexico in Laredo
  • Literacy Volunteers of Laredo
  • NeighborWorks Laredo
  • Rio Grande International Study Center
  • Southwest Key Programs, Inc. Las Promesas de Laredo
  • Special Olympics Texas Area 21
  • Workforce Solutions of South Texas
  • Laredo Area Community Foundation
  • Laredo Chamber of Commerce
  • Laredo Crime Stoppers
  • South Texas Food Bank
  • United Way of Laredo
  • Ruthe B. Cowl Rehabilitation Center
  • Cultural Institute of Mexico in Laredo
  • CASA Voz de Niños
  • Washington's Birthday Celebration Association
  • Workforce Solution of South Texas
  • NeigborWorks Laredo
  • Bethany House of Laredo
  • Children's Advocacy Center of Laredo-Webb County
  • Habitat for Humanity of Laredo- Webb County
  • Literacy Volunteers of Laredo
  • Ruthe B. Cowl Rehabilitation Center
  • Special Olympics Texas Area 21
  • The Laredo Rotary Club
  • Volunteers Serving the Need
  • Azteca Economic Development and Preservation Corporation
  • Children's Advocacy Center
  • Ruthe B. Cowl Rehabilitation Center
  • Serving Children and Adults in Need, Inc.
  • South Texas Food Bank
  • Volunteers Serving the Need
  • Voz de Ninos - Court Appointed Special Advocates