Pre-Enrollment Checklist

The checklist on this page will help you prepare for your first year at Texas A&M Engineering at Galveston. 

___ Register for a New Student Conference NSC in AIS before completing anything else. 

___ Complete NSC Family and Guest Registration. 

___ Apply for Fall/Spring on-campus housing here.

___ Apply for financial aid (FAFSA) by March 15 here.

___ Log in to your Texas A&M email account with your NetID and password here.

___ Purchase a device for the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) requirement. Click here to learn more. 

___ Upload your proof of bacterial meningitis vaccination in AIS.

___ Verify residency in AIS.

___ Fulfill the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) requirement here (if applicable).

___ Take the Texas A&M Math Placement Exam during your New Student Conference. Engineering students can take up to two practice exams through our web-based testing system anytime between April 1 and May 31, 2018. Click here to learn more.

___ Check the Howdy Portal for any Texas A&M University holds.

___ Complete the Lab Safety Acknowledgement here

___ Send your final official high school transcript via TREx or mail when it is available. 

___ Send your AP/IB scores to qualify for and claim college credit (if applicable).

___ Send your official college transcript(s) (if applicable). 


Learn more about:

  • Student employment here
  • Credit by examination here.
  • Services for students with disabilities here.
  • Recommended immunizations here
  • Health insurance here
  • Extended orientation program: SALT Camp here