Parents

Texas A&M Univeristy-Corpus Christi wants to help parents, family, and extended/chosen families during their student's college application and enrollment process. The steps below will help guide you and answer important questions related to your students next steps. For additional assistance, please call us at 361.825.8687 or email recruitment@tamucc.edu.

Navigating the College Search Process

Step 1: Join our Mailing List

Make sure your student is on our mailing/communications list to receive the most-up-to-date information about our upcoming events, deadlines, and more! CLICK HERE to request information. 

Step 2: Take Entrance Exams

TAMU-CC requires first-time freshmen to take an ACT or SAT test. When your student registers for a national exam, please make sure they add Texas A&M-Corpus Christi to make sure we receive their scores. 

ACT Code: 4045
SAT Code: 0366

TAMU-CC superscores, so we recommend that students submit all attempts. 

Step 3: Visit Campus

The best way to determine if the Island University is a great fit for your student, we recommend visiting campus for a tour or an admissions event.

Step 4: Get to Know Your Admissions Counselor 

Admissions counselors are available to assist you and your students during the application and enrollment process. Contact them for assistance. 

Step 5: Complete the Financial Aid Application 

The FAFSA application opens on October 1st of the student's senior year. Complete the application and soon as possible. Aid is awarded after acceptance. 

Step 6: Have Your Student Check Their Islander Email

After admission to TAMU-CC, it is important that your student continuously checks their Islander Email. The university will send important communications about housing, Islander Launch orientation, financial aid, and more only through this account. 

Step 7: Submit Proof of Bacterial Meningitis Vaccination 

All students, under the age of 22 must submit proof of Bacterial Meningitis Vaccination. For more information, please visit our admitted student webpage.  

Step 8: Apply for Islander Housing

Most first-year students are required to live on-campus and have an option to live at Miramar or Momentum Village. We encourage all students and parents to visit the housing website to review important information prior to signing a lease. 

Step 9: Register for Islander Launch (Orientation)

Is your student ready to commit to TAMU-CC? Help your student register for Islander Launch and secure their place at the Island! Guest/Parents are encouraged to attend.