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Texas A&M International University





Educational Resources

Libraries

Member of TexShare, state-wide resource sharing network; member of OCLC

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 278,525 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 5,459 current serial subscriptions.
  • 1,056,002 microforms.
  • 2,959 Audio/Visual items.
  • 37,216 e-books.

Museums & Art

Planetarium

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 388 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 86 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 308 Internet connections in Laboratories.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are not permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 400 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic

Career

on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 6% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 60% of housing units are Singles.
  • 40% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 2 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 100% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 9% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Mariachi Festival, Primavera Mexicana, Sanchez Lecture Series, Dance Concerts, Medieval Festival, Hallowen Festival, Pre Exam Jam
  • Student activities: choral groups, dance, marching band, music ensembles, student government, student newspaper, student film society
  • In total, there are about 49 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Kappa Delta, Psi Chi, Sigma Tu Delta, Sigma Delta Pi, Pi Sigma Alpha, Phi Kappa Phi.
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Student Ministries, Campus Crusade for Christ, Newman Club.
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Indian Students Association, Culturas, Club de Espanol Siglo XXI, COLORS, Alpha Psi Lambda, Club Alma Gitana
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Student Government Association, Student Ambassadors, Art Club, Ballet Folklorico, Biology Club, Chamber Club, Criminal Justice Association, Drama Club, Environmental Protection Society, Film Club, Future Fitness and Sports Teachers, Gay and Straight Alliance, Guitar Club, Healthe and Fitness Club, Health Professions Society, History Club, Judo Club, Kickboxing Organization, Marketing Association, Music Club, Paintball Club, Political Science Association, Pre-Law Society, Psychology Club, Social Work Club, Star Club, Student Accounting Society, Students Coalition for Democracy and Human Rights, Student Systems Group, Tae Kwan Do, Twisters Dance Team
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Bridge (twice per long semester)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Laredo, Texas (2), San Antonio, TX (150)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Laredo, TX (5)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 95% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 5% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 4,800
  • Freshman are discouraged from working.
  • There are 0 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 0% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 0 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 0% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited






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