Current Students

Certificate students click within box to learn more about the certificate program.

 FIRST SEMESTER DEGREE-SEEKING STUDENTS: Please review the new student requirements.


BEGINNING FALL 2017 a new system has been installed – MEDIASITE.  Currently, it is being tested on a few summer courses and we are asking for your patience as the IT support and MEDIASITE folks work out the glitches.

 Any technical problems (e.g. sound, video, poor resolution, etc.), please do the following:



NOTE: DL menu is located on right (above links are the department's webpages)


  • Various forms
  • Final Project/Report: PETE 692
  • International Students
  • Other Important Information

Various forms:

For petitions, announcement for final exam, other type forms, and information on graduation is located on the Office of Graduate and Professional Studies website. Most forms are submitted online.

Final Project/Report 

PETE 692 is your professional written report. This final report (also called: Final Exam) you will work one-on-one with your Chair (a.k.a. Advisor) of your committee. There may be a lot of research entailed in PETE 692; thus, it is recommended as the last course. It is suggested you discuss a topic with your Chair the semester before it is taken due to the deadline dates* for defense ( for dates/deadlines). Additional information is below; and also, located within the graduation link (see menu to the right).

*NOTE: The professional report is referred to as the "final exam" by OGAPS and has a deadline of mid-semester. Begin this professional report early and check OGAPS website for dates and deadlines at the beginning of semester

International Students

For the most current information, go to: International Student Services Distance Learning.

Any forms MUST be resent/updated if and when they expire.

Other important information

Master of Engineering students only

Please bookmark the following VERY IMPORTANT active links for reference throughout your degree program. Although we do our best to keep you informed, you are responsible for following deadlines provided by Texas A&M University.

  1. Distance Learning Website- list of courses, contacts, resources
  2. Office of Registrar – Academic Calendar [start/end classes, deadlines for adding and/or dropping courses, and other information]
  3. Office of Graduate and Professional Studies  – [Degree Plan, petition forms, and Graduation steps/deadlines/forms]
  4. Graduate Catalog for your review
  5. HOWDY [This is YOUR student page for degree evaluation, registration, courses, billing, withdrawing, and so forth].
  6. SPE resources online including electronic forms of documents, go to
  7. Aggie Ring: All distance learning degree-seeking students are eligible to purchase an Aggie Ring upon completion of the program.
  8. Student Business Services - Student ID CARD; billing questions, tuition and fees, refunds
  9. Aggie Traditions
  10. Current Student Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ): /petroleum/academics/distance-learning/current-students/faq 
  11. Any technical problems (e.g. sound, video, poor resolution, etc.), please do the following:



 At the end of the Fall 2014 semester, all PE student emails were forwarded to their respective Texas A&M Gmail accounts.

Use your Texas A&M Gmail for any departmental communications. 

NOTE: If you have your Texas A&M email set to forward messages to your Petroleum Engineering email address, you will receive nothing on either end.  Go to the Aggie Gateway ( and verifying your email forwarding settings under the "Email Settings" tab.