How do I apply for admissions to Texas A&M University?
What is a NEO e-mail account?
How long do I have to complete my degree?
Where can I find out what courses will be offered for a given semester?
How do I register for courses?
How do I pay my tuition?
Where can I find out information about my degree standing?
What courses can I take at my community college?
What is first year grade exclusion?
How many Q-Drops are permitted?
How do I change my major?
How do I dispute a grade?
How do I find a proctor for a correspondence course?
Q. How do I apply for admissions to Texas A&M University?
A. All students must submit a Texas Common Application along with official transcripts, required test scores and the appropriate application fee. This application can be submitted online at the Admission Web page or you may visit the office location at:
General Services Complex
Office of Admissions and Records
750 Agronomy Rd., Suite 1610
College Station, TX 77843
Additional admission materials may be required for your specific program of interest, please select for further information, Undergraduate Information.
Q. What is a NEO e-mail account?
A. All admitted students are required to set up a NEO e-mail account through the Texas A&M University NEO server. Students will need to activate the account by using the assigned University Identification Number (UIN). Once activated, you will be able to receive valuable information, such as tuition billing, deadlines dates, and instructor contact with class information. This NEO ID will also be your login for course registration, tuition payments and checking degree status. As this email account will be the only email communication from the Department, it is very important that students make a habit of checking this e-mail account daily.
Q. How long do I have to complete my degree?
A. There is no limitation on the number of years to complete a baccalaureate degree.
Q. Where can I find out what courses will be offered for a given semester?
A. Class schedules can be viewed online at http://howdy.tamu.edu/. Summer and Fall schedules are usually available by mid-March; spring schedules are usually available by mid-October.
Q. How do I register for courses?
A. Students can then register for courses by accessing the TAMU online registration system at http://howdy.tamu.edu/. Pre-registration will usually open mid-April for Summer and Fall and mid-November for Spring.
Q. How do I pay my tuition?
A. Student Business Services accepts the following forms of payment: Cash, Personal Check, Cashiers Check, Western Union Quick Collect, Money Order & Wire Transfer. Payments using E-Checks, American Express, Discover Card and Mastercard can be made online in Howdy. Payments made with credit cards or E-checks will incur a convenience fee charged at the time of payment. Payments made with credit cards will incur a 2.25% convenience fee (minimum charge of $3.00) and E-checks will incur a $.50 convenience fee. When mailing payment, please include the student's name and UIN number on the check to ensure accurate posting of payments. Please allow at least two additional business days for delivery to student financial service office if using any US Postal Services. Remember that the payment must be posted to your account by the late after date regardless of the postmarked date.
|Payments can be mailed to:
Texas A&M University
Student Business Services
PO Box 30015
College Station, TX 77842-3015
|Payments can be mailed Priority or Overnight to:
Texas A&M University
Student Business Services
Cashiers, Pavilion 119
College Station, TX 77843-6001
Q. Where can I find out information about my degree standing?
A. Students can access a degree audit online at http://howdy.tamu.edu. You will need to use the NEO account you set up to access this page.
Q. What courses can I take at my community college?
A. Many core curriculum courses are available at community colleges. Students may view the Texas Common Course Numbering System which indicates the courses that are transferable equilvalents to Texas A&M courses, please go to http://www.tccns.org/. When in doubt, always ask an advisor.
Q. What is first year grade exclusion?
A. Any student who entered A&M as a "first time student" may elect to have 3 A&M courses of D, F, or U that were taken during their first year, excluded from their cumluative GPR. For more information about grade exclusion, please visit the Office of the Registrar homepage.
Q. How many Q-Drops are permitted?
A. Students are permitted only three Q-Drops. A Q-Drop form is required to be submitted to the academic advisor by the Q-Drop deadline for that semester.
Q. How do I change my major?
A. Students may apply for a transfer into HRD or TCM after certain requirements have been met, including successful completion of a subset of specific courses and a cumulative GPR of 2.0 or greater. A complete list of requirements can be found at: Change of major
Submitting an application to change into the major is no guarantee of acceptance
Q. How do I dispute a grade?
A. Texas A&M University has a procedure in place for students to appeal a grade. You will find the information on the following webpage: http://student-rules.tamu.edu/rule48
Q: How do I find a proctor for a correspondence course?
A: Texas A&M University's Measurement and Research Services (MARS) is the official test proctor for correspondence and certification exams. Please visit the MARS website for more information.