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Student Resources

Distance Education degree-seeking and non-degree seeking students have access to the same student services and resources as on-campus students. Below is a list of student services and resources most used by distance education students.

There are two main types of admission for academic credit: degree-seeking and non-degree. Students can find relevant information for applying and inquiring on the status of an application. Students can also find relevant information on admissions events, programs, prospective student centers, etc.

Memorial Student Center (MSC) Bookstore
Distance education/online students can purchase textbooks and a variety of Texas A&M University apparel and gifts online from the MSC bookstore. Textbook information can be found within each course syllabus.

Distance Education Course Search
On the Texas A&M University Registrar website students can browse a list of distance education courses. To use the site, click on the desired semester from the drop-down menu, select the subject and then under attribute type choose distance education. All distance education courses are identified by sections 700 or 720. 

Howdy is the web portal at Texas A&M University that helps students, applicants, faculty and staff more easily connect to their university records and resources.

Scholarships & Financial Aid
Apply and find information for scholarships and financial aid for graduate degrees and courses.

Office of Graduate & Professional Studies (OGAPS)
OGAPS focuses on prospective graduate students, new and current students, and faculty and staff. Students can find information on deadlines, graduate school forms and information, resources for degree completion, professional development opportunities, funding opportunities, and graduate catalog.

Texas A&M University Libraries
Students can find all research resources, such as articles, books, e-journals from different databases. Use this site to get resources and manage the function to get and renew books. The website provides HELP that includes instructions of using the Texas A&M online libraries. Librarians are also available to help with website navigation and searches for content for course assignments.

Student Business Services (SBS)
SBS provides information about accounts and billing, loans, aggie card (student ID), and payment processing. Students can also find due dates, a tuition estimator and other information about new/current students and departments.

Help Desk Central
Student can use the help desk central website and phone number to contact technical support 24-hours a day, 7-days a week.

Division of Student Affairs
Provides information for students, parents, former students and faculty regarding academic services, facilities, programs and experiences that enrich student learning and development. Texas A&M University fosters an inclusive and diverse university community, preserves Aggie traditions and spirit, and promotes Aggie core values. Student Affairs engages students in world-class experiences that prepare them for a future of lifelong learning, contributing to society, and leading in a global environment.

Disability Services
Students can consult with disability services for accommodations counseling, evaluation referral and disability-related information. Disability services also offers adaptive technology services, exam and classroom accommodations, and transcription services for academically related purposes.

Veteran Resource & Support Center
Enhances the university's "military friendly" legacy by identifying, developing, and providing veteran-specific resources and programs. Assists veterans, Active Duty, Reserve, and National Guard personnel; as well as military dependents, survivors, and family members. Provides veteran-specific information about educational benefits, student veteran organizations, and community resources

Student Counseling Service
Provides personal and career counseling to all enrolled Texas A&M University students. Arranges academic skills enhancement and testing services for various learning styles, as well as offering crisis intervention, screenings for learning disabilities and ADD/ADHD, and stress management techniques.

University Writing Center
Supports students through individually tailored consultations (both in-person and online), writing resources, and workshops. Provides assistance during any stage of the writing process (i.e., developing a topic, brainstorming, writing a rough draft, revising, checking grammar, and analyzing and organizing content).  Assists students with most any type of assignment or project (i.e., technical writing, essays, bibliographies, proposals, graduate school applications, résumés).

Career Center
Comprehensive career planning and employment services for Texas A&M University students of all majors and classifications. The Texas A&M Career Center also serves as one point of contact to expedite the recruiting efforts of companies and organizations.