Online Orientation is a series of modules that must be completed PRIOR to attending your New Student Conference. It is designed to help you become familiar with the tools and resources to be successful and to start facilitating the transition to Texas A&M. Online orientation will take approximately 2 hours to complete and will cover topics such as course registration, paying tuition, scholarships, financial aid, campus safety, and student services.
Online Orientation will open for Spring 2024 admits in early December!
Keep an eye on your email for a notification when Online Orientation is available.
Online Orientation for Fall 2024 admits will not open until May 2024.
Frequently Asked Questions
No. Online Orientation provides a basic overview of information, preparing you for more detailed content shared at the in-person NSC format. Online Orientation must be completed two days prior to your NSC. A course registration hold (AO) has been placed on your account and you will not be able to register for classes at your NSC until it is complete.
Online Orientation will be available for students entering Texas A&M in Summer or Fall beginning in mid-May, and for students entering in Spring beginning in mid-December. Students will receive an email once they may begin completing Online Orientation.
Online Orientation will cover:
- Academics & Registration reviews the course catalog and how to navigate class registration.
- Financial Matters reviews tuition billing, scholarships, and financial aid processes.
- Campus Safety & Services reviews a few “out of the classroom” like Code Maroon, dining plans, housing resources, and transportation services.
- Your Community in Aggieland covers how to stay healthy at Texas A&M and building a community of respect.
- Preparing for your NSC including what to expect and requirements you need to complete prior to attending.
Yes, all incoming students must complete Online Orientation. A course registration hold (AO) has been placed on your account, meaning you will not be able to register for classes until you complete Online Orientation. No exceptions will be made.
Yes. Both are required to register for courses and attend Texas A&M.
No. Your progress will be saved as you go along and you can access where you left off at any time.
You can contact New Student and Family Programs, open 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (CST), Monday-Friday. Contact us at (979) 845-5826 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
On average, students take about two hours to complete the modules. However, you may choose to stop and complete steps that are reviewed in the modules or take a break. Online Orientation will save your progress so you can pick up where you left off.