Resources for Faculty    

Recruitment and Admission

The Graduate Studies Office has many resources to help faculty with the recruitment and admission processes for students:

  • We complement Prospective Student visits
  • We offer  Campus Tours  every first and third Friday of the month starting at 10 a.m.
  • We offer  Prospective Student Travel Grants  of up to $600 per student to assist faculty with the cost of bringing prospective students for a campus visit
  • We can advise faculty on the status of an application and supply documents from the application
  • We provide recruitment packets for faculty attending conferences
  • We coordinate fellowship and assistantship award applications

Prospective Student Travel Grants
Graduate Student Fellowships

Graduate Faculty Membership

The Graduate Studies Office coordinates graduate faculty membership requests for the Galveston campus. Faculty interested in advising graduate students should consult the resources below or contact us at  for additional information.

Guidelines for Graduate Faculty Membership
Graduate Faculty Search

Graduate Courses

The Graduate Studies Office coordinates new graduate level course requests for the Galveston campus. Faculty interested in teaching a graduate course should review the resources below or contact us at for additional information.

TAMU Curricular Services 

Advising Research Students

Texas A&M University provides faculty resources to complement the research student and faculty mentor relationship.  Check out these resources:

Compact between Graduate Students and Their Supervising Faculty developed by the TAMU Faculty-Student Agreement Task Force

TAMU Center for Teaching Excellence offers Faculty Mentoring Resources which includes the Faculty Mentoring Academy, Workshops, Mentoring Resources (within TAMU and beyond), and Consultations. 

Graduate Faculty are welcome to attend advising sessions that we host with graduate students. Typical advising sessions are incoming advising, proposal advising, preliminary exam advising and graduation advising. These advising sessions focus on university level policies and resources.

Research and Graduate Studies Awards

The Research and Graduate Studies Office provides awards for graduate students.  Most of these awards are faculty nominated and mainly help the research students who are starting or ending their journey with us.  To learn more about these awards, please visit:

Prospective Student Travel Grant
Graduate Student Fellowships

Faculty Resource Handbook    

Graduate Studies helps facilitate processes and procedures for graduate students, graduate faculty and the many offices that graduate faculty and students interact with on a regular basis. We hope this resource guide will assist you build your graduate student research team from recruitment to current student support. Please contact us if you have questions or concerns. Our student-centric office supports graduate student success.