All freshmen (first-year) students must complete Islander Launch (orientation) before their first semester at TAMU-CC. You will learn about student resources, get oriented with the campus, and REGISTER FOR CLASSES! Students are required to attend both days of the in-person 2-day Itinerary.

Freshmen event dates for 2022 are:

  • May 26+27 CLOSED
  • June 2+3 CLOSED 
  • June 9+10  CLOSED 
  • June 23+24 CLOSED
  • July 7+8 CLOSED
  • July 14+15 
  • July 21+22 
  • July 28+29
  • Virtual: The virtual course is asynchronous, so there is not a specific day or time that you must log in to Blackboard. You will have access to the course portal within 24 hours of registering for Islander Launch, and your 91-Islander Launch Mandatory hold will be removed automatically after you score 100% on the final quiz. A video tutorial to help you access the course is available here:

Reserve a seat now in the Islander Launch reservation portal.

To complete the reservation process for Islander Launch, students are required to: 

  1. Be admitted for an upcoming semester. Check the status of your application at the AppCheck website. 
  2. Claim your Island ID/password by following instructions for New User? at the MyIslandID website.
  3. Use your Island ID and password to access your Islander E-mail account.
  4. Reserve a seat for Islander LaunchThe $125 program fee for students is non-refundable and will be added to your tuition bill, even if you decide not to attend TAMU-CC.