FERPA, or the Family Education Rights Privacy Act, is federal legislation that gives ownership of records to the student at the college level. The easiest way for parents to receive information about their student’s grades is for the student to provide it. Students can look up their academic transcript online, print it off and email a copy to their parents.
Registration takes place around the middle of the semester prior to the one in which your student plans to take classes. The process sets up their course schedule and reserves a place for your student in each of those classes. Your student will need to meet with their advisor to make sure they are staying on track. They will register for classes through the Howdy Portal.
Student Resources and Student Life
To learn more about on-campus housing at Texas A&M, please contact the Department of Residence Life.
To learn more about off-campus housing at Texas A&M, please refer to the webpage AggieSearch. AggieSearch hosts a variety of information related to finding off-campus housing, leasing agreements, and how to be a good neighbor.
All information regarding meal plans including plan options, costs, and deadlines can be found on the Aggie Dining website.
All information regarding parking permits, Aggie Spirit bus routes, bicycles, and other sustainable transportation methods can be found on Parking & Transportation’s website.
Students: All students have the option to purchase a SportsPass. A SportsPass gains students access to all athletic events at Texas A&M. To find more information about purchasing a SportsPass for your student, please refer to the 12th Man Foundation website.
Families: Information regarding non-student tickets can be found through the 12th Man Foundation website.
Campus Health and Safety
Your student’s safety is Texas A&M’s top priority. Find more information on how Texas A&M’s emergency preparedness tamu.edu/emergency.
Code Maroon is Texas A&M’s campus-wide emergency alert system. As a family member of a Texas A&M student, we encourage you to download the Code Maroon app to your phone to get any emergency alerts that Texas A&M sends out. You can find more inform
ation on the Code Maroon website.