Current Students

Graduate Studies is committed to helping students thrive throughout their graduate school experience. We offer a wide range of programs and resources to help you succeed. Grad school is hard, but we’re here to help!

Academic Advising    

Our academic advisors are here to help you get the most out of your graduate school experience. Your advisor can help you create a degree plan that meets your program requirements, connect with campus resources, get involved on campus, and stay current on upcoming graduate deadlines.

The Advising Process
Policies and Procedures
Graduate Program Level Student Handbooks

Financial Matters    

We know that paying your school and personal expenses and learning to manage your money can be challenging during graduate school. The resources below can help.

Scholarships, Graduate Student Awards, & Financial Aid
Scholarships, Graduate Student Awards, & Financial Aid
Check out our Student Financial Support page to learn more about the financial resources that can help you fund your graduate education and support yourself while you’re at TAMUG.
Managing Your Student Account
Managing Your Student Account
Financial Wellness
Financial Wellness

Improve your money management and financial wellness skills with our Graduate Student Wellness guide.


A graduate assistantship is a great opportunity to gain valuable skills. These part-time positions at TAMUG provide generous pay and a host of excellent employee benefits.

General Information
General Information

Get answers to all your assistantship questions by visiting our Graduate Assistantships page.

Teaching Assistant Institute
Teaching Assistant Institute

All new teaching assistants (TA) must complete the following three university-mandated requirements offered by the Teaching Assistant Institute (TAI) hosted by the Center for Teaching Excellence: 

  1. Attend one TAI session where you will meet with a Graduate Teaching Consultant and other teaching assistants to discuss the TAI online preparation course and TAI online content modules.
  2. Complete the TAI online preparation course in Gateway, which discusses university policies and practices pertaining to your role as a teaching assistant.
  3. Complete the TAI online content modules (and quizzes), which highlight teaching strategies and classroom procedures and practices for both online and face-to-face instruction.
For more information and registration details, please contact Holly Richards (
Who to Contact
Who to Contact

To find out about assistantship opportunities, please contact:

Marine Biology - Dr. Maria Pia Miglietta (

Marine and Coastal Environmental Science – Dr. Melanie Moser (

Maritime Business Administration – Jossette Chimes (

Student Wellness Resources    

The Research and Graduate Studies Office (RGSO) is committed to the whole student experience. We want to support students at Texas A&M University at Galveston so they can thrive - not just survive - on our campus.

Learn more about graduate student wellness and resources to support your well-being below.

Professional Development    

As a graduate student, you have access to a wealth of professional development resources and opportunities. Find out below how you can expand your academic and professional skills and sharpen your critical thinking skills.

Getting Involved    

Feeling a sense of connection and belonging on campus is indispensable for graduate students. When graduate school gets tough, having strong bonds with other students can help you thrive. Explore opportunities to make those connections below.