Your First Year Aggie Experience

If you are nervous about your transition to college, worried about making new friends, anxious about your classes, or are just excited to start college, your first year experience is critical to ensure you have a successful experience during the rest of your college years at Texas A&M. The faculty and staff want you to be assured that they are ready to help make your transition to college as simple, and exciting as possible.

Your first year as an Aggie can be customized to fit your individual preferences. Getting started is simple with the many opportunities available just for you. Whether you are looking to get involved in an academic organization, are looking for the best residence hall experience, want to sharpen those leadership skills, or are excited to see the world, Texas A&M faculty and staff will help guide you through with all the available resources you need.

You do not have to start your journey alone. Your Fish Camp friends, your Living-Learning Community peers, or even your roommate will be with you, helping make your First Year Aggie Experience even more special.

For Prospective Students

This website is designed for individuals who have already been accepted to Texas A&M and who will soon begin their first semester at the university. If you are a prospective student and you have arrived at this website, we invite you to navigate through and view some of the potential experiences that you may encounter as a first year Aggie. As you will see, Texas A&M University is rich in both academic and out-of-class opportunities, which are available to students even before their first semester begins. If you are considering applying to Texas A&M, you may visit to learn more about the application process and the University.