As a newly admitted student, you've probably found yourself searching for answers about TSI Compliance, placement tests, and course credit. On this page you will find links to pertinent information for new students at TAMUG.
As always, if you cannot find the information you are searching for, don't hesitate to contact us!
Students entering Texas A&M University at Galveston need to take the THEA Test or prove exemption before enrolling in any college-level coursework. For information about the THEA or exemptions, please click on the link above to view the website.
All new students accepted to Texas A&M University at Galveston (TAMUG) must take the Math Placement Exam (MP). The MP exam is a diagnostic tool used to evaluate math skills and enhance student success in our Math courses. Select the link above for more informatin and directions on taking the MP exam.
New Student Conferences are held for newly admitted freshmen and transfer students. You will register for your first classes, tour the campus, meet TAMUG faculty and staff, learn about financial aid and scholarships, and much more. All new TAMUG students should plan to attend a New Student Conference before their first semester. For more details and to sign up for a NSC, please select the link above or contact the Office of Admissions and Records.
We reward course credit for passing scores on AP, IB, and SAT II exams. To learn more about testing credit accepted by Texas A&M University at Galveston, please select the link above.
You can receive college credit and reduce the amount of classes you need to earn your degree by taking one of our exams. Click on the link above for additional information.
Transferring Coursework to TAMUG
Are you a Transfer student or a Freshmen with Dual Course Credit? To find out if a course from a Texas institution is accepted as credit by Texas A&M University, check the course compatibility on the Texas Common Course Numbering System website. If you are transferring from an out-of-state institution, consult your Academic Department. You will need the course number, credit hours, and course description to verify compatibility.
Make sure that the most recent transcripts from your previous institution have been sent to the Office of Admissions & Records.Mail: Enrollment Services, Texas A&M University at Galveston, P.O. Box 1675, Galveston, TX 77553-1675
Fax: (409) 740-4731
Hand Delivery: Enrollment Services, Admissions and Records Office, Sea Aggie Center, Bldg 3026.
Academic Programs for New Students:
For more academic information, please contact us:
P.O. Box 1675
Galveston, Texas 77553-1675