Graduate Studies Office Procedural Advising

INCOMING STUDENTS

  • All incoming students will receive information concerning their admission to Texas A&M University at Galveston and their orientation, handbook, and any registration procedures.
  • All incoming students will be sent informational videos related to preparation of their first semester at Texas A&M University at Galveston.
  • All incoming students will be required to attend the New Graduate Student Orientation.
  • All incoming students who will serve as Teaching Assistants will be required to attend the Teaching Assistantship Training hosted by the Graduate Studies Office.
  • All incoming students will be required to attend a mandatory First Semester Advising Meeting with a Graduate Studies office staff member.
  • All incoming students will be briefed on the specific requirements of their degree and the expected timeline for completion of milestones within the program (degree plan, proposal, prelims, defense, etc).

CURRENT STUDENTS

  • Current students will have reminders sent to them concerning milestones within their degree program (degree plan, proposal, prelims, defense, etc).
  • All current students must have a degree plan on file with the Office of Graduate Studies by the end of their second semester of study. Failure to do so will result in registration holds being placed on your student account.
  • Students must follow the calendars and timelines published by the Office of Graduate Studies.

GRADUATING STUDENTS

  • All graduating students will be required to attend a mandatory Graduation Advising Meeting with a Graduate Studies office staff member.
  • All graduating students will be briefed on the specific requirements of their degree and the expected timeline for completion of milestones within the program (degree plan, proposal, prelims, defense, etc) as related to graduation.
  • Student records will be checked for completion by Graduate Studies Office staff. Petitions, corrections, or other forms required for graduation will be overseen by the Graduate Studies Office.
  • Graduating students must meet deadlines published by the Office of Graduate Studies to be eligible to receive their diploma. Failure to do so may delay graduation.
Contact Us

Graduate Studies Office
MAIN, Suite 409
Mailing: P.O. Box 1675, Galveston, TX 77553
(409) 740-4479
(409) 740-4754 (fax)
gradstudies@tamug.edu
http://www.tamug.edu/grad