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Texas A&M University-College Station

Educational Resources

Libraries

West Campus Library, Policy Sciences & Economics Library, Cushing Library, Medical Sciences Library

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 3,302,468 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 56,903 current serial subscriptions.
  • 5,480,289 microforms.
  • 786,574 Audio/Visual items.
  • 234,908 e-books.

Museums & Art

George Bush Museum & Library; J. Wayne Stark Gallery; Forsyth Gallery

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.

Campus Resources

  • 1,307 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 300 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 900 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 32 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 450 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 2,000 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

women's center, placement service, day care, health service

Remedial

study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, academic, older student, psychological

Career

co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, interview training

Campus Safety

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

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 25% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 5% of housing units are Singles.
  • 95% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 0% of housing units are Triples.
  • 0% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 0% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 39 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 59% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Aggie Muster; Parent's Weekend; Silver Taps; Midnight Yell Practice; OPAS; Whoopstock; The Big Event. . . . . see web site http: //studentactivities. tamu. edu/calendar for additional information.
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 700 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Phi Eta Sigma; Lambda Sigma; Tau Kappa; Cap & Gown; Golden Key; Phi Kappa Phi
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) 82 organizations -- see web site http: //studentactivities. tamu. edu for additional information.
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) 68 organizations -- see web stie http: //studentactivities. tamu. edu for additional information.
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) see web site http: //studentactivities. tamu. edu for additional information.
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Battalion (daily)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Houston (96), College Station (5)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Houston (96)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Bryan (5)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 85% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 30% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 2,626
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 30 fraternities
  • 11 fraternity houses
  • 6% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 22 sororities
  • 11 sorority houses
  • 12% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Additional Policies

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

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