What being an Islander is all about Spirit & Traditions

What being an Islander is all about Spirit & Traditions

We bleed Blue and Green! Learn about the campus culture, Islander spirit and the fun traditions that make TAMU-CC unique!

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Anchor Camp

The start of your TAMU-CC adventure, at Anchor Camp, Islanders begin to find their "Anchor" to campus and feel at home on the Island before their first class even begins.
Register for Anchor Camp here


Show your Blue and Green Pride during the yearly homecoming week celebration. Anchors Aweigh, Lighting of the “I” Spirit Rally, and the Homecoming Tailgate held downtown are just a few of the long-standing traditions. All of this is topped off with the grand finale Men’s and Women’s basketball games and naming of the Homecoming Court.
Homecoming Info Here

Islander Lights

As a beloved university tradition, the celebration unique to the Island campus has united the community in the holiday spirit by celebrating the blue and green glow of the campus holiday lights and decorations.
Join the Festive Fun!

The Islander Ring

The Islander Ring symbolizes pride, achievement, and university spirit. Receiving your ring during the official Ring Celebration signifies that you are close to becoming a distinguished member of the Islander Alumni Association.
Learn more about the Ring

Islander Leis

As a celebratory and congratulatory gesture, the Islander Lei is a popular commencement tradition. With palm tree-lined pathways throughout the campus, natural wetlands, and a university beach, the Islander Lei represents the physical beauty of our Island University.
Find out more here.

Islander Tribute

We come together as a campus community, and as an Islander family, to honor the students who left us too soon. This memorial plaza and annual ceremony is the final tribute held for any current graduate or undergraduate student who has passed during the year.
Learn more here

Islander Family Weekend

Come visit our beautiful Island campus and view it through the eyes of your child during Islander Family Weekend!
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Islander Pledge

The Islander Pledge is more than a statement on shared values for Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, it is the standard that all students, staff, and faculty strive to achieve every day.
Take the Pledge

Bluesday Tuesday

Every Tuesday is Bluesday! Grab your Islander Blue and join the Student Government Association as we wear our Islander Spirit. Throw on your favorite Islander T-shirt, that outfit in the right royal or anything that shows your TAMU-CC Pride!
Bluesday Tuesday info

Hector P. Garcia

A little luck goes a long way. As you study for finals, take a quick break in the Dr. Hector P. Garcia Plaza and try to touch his foot for extra luck on your tests!
Learn more about Dr. Garcia

Islander Fight Song and Alma Mater

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi traces its beginning back to 1947, when Ward Island became the home of the University of Corpus Christi with 312 students enrolled.
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Beyond Blue and Green Official Symbols

From the Fight Song, to the Shaka, to our beloved colors of blue and green, there's so many great symbols and traditions on the Island Campus.