The Dean of Students strives to assist students as they progress toward a future career and a lifetime of learning. This office is dedicated to supporting TAMU-CC students who may need assistance in resolving complex personal and academic matters. We provide an array of information; connect students to appropriate resources and serves as an advocate for all students. The office will notify faculty when a student is absent for an extended period of time (more than 3 days) due to personal illness, death in the family or other emergency type situations that may arise.
The Dean of Students oversees the Associate Dean of Students office which manages Judicial Affairs and the Behavior Intervention Team (ICARE).
The Associate Dean of Students at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi serves as an advocate for students and is committed to the development and success of all students. Through I-CARE and Student Conduct & Community Standards, the OADS is dedicated to fostering a safe and supportive environment for students to learn and strive through student outreach services, educational experiences, and trainings that promote civic and social responsibility. OADS works to ensure fairness and to protect the rights of students while promoting civility, integrity, and respect for others. OADS seeks to establish and maintain partnerships with campus and community stakeholders to enhance learning and to build a supportive and inclusive environment for students. Students are assisted by OADS with making positive connections in the campus community to further their academic and personal success. oads.tamucc.edu
The Office of the Associate Dean of Students at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi serves as an advocate for students and is committed to the development and success of all students. Through I-CARE and Student Conduct & Community Standards, the OADS is dedicated to fostering a safe and supportive environment for students to learn and strive through student outreach services, educational experiences, and trainings that promote civic and social responsibility. OADS works to ensure fairness and to protect the rights of students while promoting civility, integrity, and respect for others. OADS seeks to establish and maintain partnerships with campus and community stakeholders to enhance learning and to build a supportive and inclusive environment for students. Students are assisted by OADS with making positive connections in the campus community to further their academic and personal success. studentconduct.tamucc.edu
Career Services provides academic support by helping students explore, select, prepare for, and actively pursues satisfying employment and careers. Career Services offers career counseling, career exploration, assessments, student employment services, job fairs, on-campus recruiting, internships, job shadowing, mock interviewing, resume development and review, on-line job bank and career seminars. career-services.tamucc.edu
The Disability Services (DS) Office coordinates services and academic adjustments for Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi students with disabilities to ensure equal access to facilities, programs, services and resources of the university. Students seeking exam accommodations, sign language interpreters, note-taking services, textbooks in alternate formats (i.e. digital text, audio, Braille), Assistive Technology and other academic adjustments should be referred to the Disability Services office to establish eligibility to receive accommodations. Disability Services also serves as a liaison between faculty and staff regarding disability related questions as well as works toward enhancing disability awareness and access throughout campus. disabilityservices.tamucc.edu
The University Counseling Center provides counseling, consultation and educational outreach services to students who are experiencing stress due to academic, personal or career issues. Short-term individual and group counseling, as well as assessment and crisis intervention services, are provided by licensed counselors. A Counselor-on-Duty is available each day to provide triage and assessment of students requesting services, immediate consultation to faculty, staff and parents concerned about a student, and crisis intervention as necessary. An after-hours counselor is available to students by phone. In addition, psychiatric services are available on a limited basis. counseling.tamucc.edu
The University Health Center supports students’ academic success by treating illness, promoting optimal wellness, and educating students on how to make informed decisions about their health related concerns. Quality healthcare is provided in a confidential, supportive environment through a collaborative approach between a licensed staff of nurses, nurse practitioners, a physician and the community. The types of visits most frequently provided at the Health Center are the Health Promotion and Counseling visits (e.g., wellness visits, physicals, labs, prescription requests, consults, results and follow-up contacts) and Infectious Disease appointments. An after hours Nurse hotline is available for consultations at 361-825-2601. healthcenter.tamucc.edu
Engagement Initiatives oversees prevention and inclusion programming on campus. They advise the Islander’s Teaching, Engaging and Motivating (I-TEAM) Peer Educators to offer alcohol and other drug education, as well as other prevention and intervention initiatives. Prevention Programs also works with the Coalition on Substance Abuse (CoSA) to analyze trends and recommend strategic, evidence based recommendations for campus prevention. The office also oversees the Inclusion Programming and the Inclusive Islander Network, which strives to “cast a net of compassion” campus-wide in an effort to create an inclusive campus environment. More information about all office initiatives can be found at ei.tamucc.edu
Islander Housing coordinates on-campus student housing at Miramar and Momentum Village. The department works with our on-campus housing partner to provide quality housing and a residence life program that helps develop students in all areas of the wellness wheel. Islander Housing also assists students needing off-campus accommodations and works with the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) in providing bus services to all students. housing.tamucc.edu
Strategic Planning and Assessment (SPA) provides leadership in strategic planning, assessment and evaluation to the Division of Student Engagement and Success. The office is overseen by the Executive Director of Strategic Engagement Initiatives, with the assistance of a committee composed of departmental representatives. Staff from the various division departments will visit the office frequently regarding planning and continuous improvement efforts. SPA resources can be found at spa.tamucc.edu.
The Recreational Sports department provides facilities, equipment and opportunities for participation in a variety of sports, recreational and social activities designed to accommodate all ages, skill levels, gender and sport interest for the University community. Participation facilitates educational interaction outside of the classroom among students, faculty and staff. The activities stimulate a sense of community, provide leadership and development opportunities for students, and promote individual wellness. recsports.tamucc.edu
The University Center and Student Activities (UCSA) department’s purpose is to foster a healthy academic climate and professional atmosphere which promotes and encourages student leadership, learning, and growth. The office serves to improve the quality of life on campus through activities, programming and student employment. The programs and activities fit the needs of the students through interpersonal and leadership development, by providing campus entertainment, and encouraging students to become involved in organizations and activities. The University Center serves as the “living room” of the campus and strives to be a place where students, faculty, and staff can interact, learn and laugh with one another. Programming areas include: Campus Activities Board, Islander Cultural Alliance, I-Leads, University Council of Student Organizations (UCSO), Aloha Days (Freshman Camp), Greek Life, Island Waves Student Newspaper, Alternative Spring Break, Homecoming, Waves of Welcome, Student Volunteer Connection, University Center Scheduling & Reservations. studentactivities.tamucc.edu