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2013-2014 Degree Plans Updated

Attention new students and current students who have changed their degree plan to the 2013-2014 catalog requirements. With the recent approval of our regional accreditation, some degree plan requirements may have changed. Please see your faculty advisor to ensure you have the most up-to-date advising plan for your catalog year.

Extended Hours

In order to best serve our students, offices within the Division of Enrollment Management, the Office of Graduate Admissions and the Business Office will have extended office hours from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm on the following days: August 19th to 22nd and August 26th to 28th. Please note that normal office hours, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, will occur on Friday, August 23rd.

TAMUCT announces solar energy collaboration

John Sharp, Chancellor of The Texas A&M University System, and Dr. Marc Nigliazzo, President of Texas A&M University-Central Texas, today announced a collaborative partnership with the Center for Solar Energy to evaluate, develop and test practical and emergent technologies relating to renewable energy and photovoltaic solar technologies.

New Transcript and Diploma Information

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACS/COC) announced yesterday that Texas A&M University-Central Texas (TAMUCT) is an accredited member of SACS/COC, retroactive to January 1, 2013. As part of our transition from Tarleton State University, a new TAMUCT diploma is being designed and will be available in late July. Go to http://tamuctwarriornews.com/2013/06/21/new-transcript-and-diploma-information/ for more information.

TAMUCT Receives Separate Accreditation

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACS/COC) announced today that Texas A&M University-Central Texas has officially been awarded "accredited membership" status and is an accredited member of the COC, retroactive to January 1, 2013.

Information on Mobile Access to Blackboard Learn

In an effort to manage costs and utilize funds more effectively, A&M-Central Texas has decided not to provide the Blackboard Learn Mobile app through institutional access. The App accessed on mobile devices will still be available for the Android and iOS users.

Parking permits for students.

Students can pick up their permits from the business office during regular hours. Students at the Fairway Building, permits can be picked up from the officers on duty. Also, every student must fill out a new vehicle parking registration form on each vehicle that they drive on campus. Please note that TAMUCT Security is issuing warnings this week June 10 - 14, 2013 and will begin issuing citations on Monday, June 17, 2013. If you have any questions please contact Albert Galbreth, Lead Security Officer, at galbreth@ct.tamus.edu.

Online Library Database

Starting on June 21, 2013, you must log in to the Texas A&M-Central Texas library databases, on or off campus, using your NTNET ID. If you do not know your NTNET ID or password, you can go to the following webpage for help: http://www.ct.tamus.edu/departments/library/libraryusernames.php

Army Tuition Assistance Reinstated

The Department of the Army announced the reinstatement of tuition assistance for all Army components effective April 10, 2013. The program remains unchanged with the exception that courses beginning between March 8, 2013 through April 9, 2013 may not be approved retroactively for tuition assistance. In preparation for the reinstatement, the summer 2013 schedule was previously uploaded into GoArmyEd by the TAMUCT Ft. Hood Office. Students utilizing Army tuition assistance are able to request tuition assistance for summer TAMUCT courses effective immediately. Tuition assistance programs for the Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard remain suspended at this time. Exact dates for reinstatement are not available, but previous releases indicate they are working to be reinstated during the month of April. We will continue to notify the campus community as more information becomes available and are committed to assisting our students in obtaining all financial resources for which they may be eligible.

Transfer Thursdays

Transfer Thursday is a program that has been designed especially for you as a potential transfer student. We realize that you have specific questions and concerns when looking for a place to write your next chapter in completing your bachelor's degree. From assistance with your application and financial aid forms to information about degree programs, you will learn first-hand about continuing your educational journey as a proud Warrior.

Transcripts Required

Effective April 1, 2013, official transcripts from all colleges must be submitted prior to admissions into Graduate Studies.

Warrior Preview Day

Warrior Preview Day is a Saturday event intended to provide prospective students an overview of a range of opportunities available at Texas A&M University-Central Texas. Warrior Preview Day gives future Warriors the opportunity to have questions answered about student organizations, course requirements, financial aid, and any other inquiries they may have. Take advantage of Warrior Preview Day and learn how you can begin to write life's next chapter!

Army Tuition Assistance Program Suspended

The Secretary of the Army has approved the suspension of Tuition Assistance effective March 8, 2013. Soldiers will no longer be permitted to submit new requests for Tuition Assistance. However, Soldiers currently enrolled in courses approved for Tuition Assistance are not affected, and will be allowed to complete current course enrollment(s).

TAMUCT to Host Resource Briefings for TA Recipients

Due to the suspension of military tuition assistance programs, Texas A&M University-Central Texas will be hosting two free resource briefings for servicemembers seeking information about alternative resources available to fund their academic endeavors. These briefings will be held at Texas A&M University-Central Texas on March 20 and 21.

TAMUCT Earns Place on National Honor Roll for Community Service

Texas A&M University-Central Texas was named to the 2013 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. This designation is the highest honor a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning, and civic engagement.

Reactivate Scholarship General Application

If you plan to enroll in the Summer 2013 semester and would like to be considered for available summer scholarship opportunities, please reactivate your scholarship general application by no later than April 1st, 2013.

Summer 2013 Financial Aid Application is Now Available

Seeking financial aid for summer 2013? Submit the Summer 2013 Financial Aid Application and see if you qualify. The deadline to submit Summer 2013 Financial Aid Application is May 31st, 2013.

TAMUCT Campus Added to HOP Route

Accessibility to Texas A&M University-Central Texas has become even easier! The Central Texas HOP has added A&M-Central Texas to Route 7 and will include both in and outbound access to main campus located at 1001 Leadership Place, Killeen, Texas 76549. For more information, contact your local HOP Office or visit the Central Texas HOP website

TAMUCT Announces Alumni association

Just six months after the grand opening for its inaugural building, Founder's Hall, and groundbreaking for the anticipated second building on its 672 acre campus, Texas A&M University-Central Texas announced the development of The Texas A&M University-Central Texas Alumni Association.

Killeen Ranked Among Best Cities in Nation for College Students

The Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood MSA has debuted on the American Institute of Economic Research's list of the 75 Best Cities For College Students. Killeen was ranked 19th in the category of Small Cities on the College Destinations Index.

Extended Hours

In order to best serve our students, the Enrollment Management Department, Business Office, and Graduate Studies will have extended hours from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m on: January 7th to 10th and January 14th to 16th.

Registration for Spring 2013

Registration for Spring 2013 will open for the given classification on the following dates:

Scholarship Portal Update

If you are enrolling in the Spring 2013 semester and would like to be considered for available scholarship opportunities, please reactivate your general application by no later than 5 pm on Friday November 2, 2012.

National Distance Learning Week

This week is the National Distance Learning Week. TAMUCT has 16 online programs and many online courses that utilize the leading edge distance technologies. Approximately one third of all semester hours are generated through online courses. We celebrate National Distance Learning Week with several activities. A schedule of events and more information can be found at: http://www.ct.tamus.edu/NDLW

Warrior Week

Warrior Week is one of several growing traditions at TAMUCT and represents an opportunity to express our pride in our university. This year's theme is "together we can," reflecting TAMUCT's commitment to service and excellence.

Phi Alpha Wins 4th Consecutive National Service Award

Phi Alpha, Pi Rho Chapter, from Texas A&M University-Central Texas has received its fourth National Service Award for their dedication and commitment to strengthening the bond between its chapter members, the surrounding community and the university.

TAMUCT ATPE Wins University Unit of the Year

The Texas A&M University-Central Texas chapter of the Association of Texas Professional Educators (ATPE) was awarded the University Unit of the Year Award at the state conference in Austin on Saturday.

TAMUCT Moves Closer to Receiving Separate Accreditation

The Compliance and Reports Committee of the Commission on Colleges, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), has approved the Texas A&M University-Central Texas application for accreditation separate from Tarleton State University. This approval now authorizes A&M-Central Texas to complete a Compliance Certification Report and host an on-site review team.

Register for New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation is August 22 and August 23. Register for one of the sessions.

New Online Political Science Course

Students in POLS 405: Comparative Government and Politics will study governments and societies around the world. Topics will include why some states collapse while others thrive, whether some cultures are more warlike than others, whether all countries will eventually become democratic and capitalist, what kind of health care system brings the highest life expectancy at the lowest cost, how to best prevent recessions and depressions, and why some countries remain poor while others have become wealthy. Those who do not understand other countries do not truly understand their own. Spaces in this course are expected to fill up fast, so be sure to sign up now!

New Online Criminal Justice Summer II Course

A new online course titled, CJ 485: Family Violence is being offered by Dr. Robert M. Worley for the 5-week Summer II Session. Students in CJ 485: Family Violence will learn about the nature and extent of violence within families, as well the characteristics of family violence offenders. This course is designed to provide a basic overview of the subject of family and intimate partner violence. Some of the issues that will be covered include intimate partner abuse, physical and sexual abuse of children, neglect, sibling abuse, violence in gay and lesbian relationships, and abuse of the elderly, among other topics. Students will also learn how one form of family violence may be closely connected to other acts of violence in the home. Please be sure to sign up for this exciting course today.

Parking permits

Students can pick up their permits from the business office during regular hours. Students at the Fairway Building, permits can be picked up from the security officers on duty. Also, every student must fill out a new vehicle parking registration form on each vehicle that they drive on campus. Please note that TAMUCT Security will begin issuing citations on Monday, June 11, 2012. If you have any questions please contact Albert Galbreth, Lead Security Officer, at galbreth@ct.tamus.edu.

Change in Enrollment Service Hours

Effective Monday, June 4th, the Enrollment Management Offices (and the Office of Graduate Admissions) will maintain office hours of 8am-5pm, Monday-Friday. This will include Admissions, Records, Financial Aid, Undergraduate Advising, Graduation, Registrar's Office, Veteran's Affairs and the Cashier (in the Business Office). This will allow us to better serve our students, and will meet the recommendation shared by our Administration. Note: Monday, June 4th-Thursday, June 7th the offices will be open from 8am-5:30pm, to accommodate increased traffic during the first few days of the Summer semester.

GRE Workshop

Need help getting ready for the big test? Join us for our all-day GRE Workshop where you'll learn test-taking tips, what to avoid on the test, and effective preparation methods. The cost covers all materials, a light breakfast and lunch, and the all-day presentation. Come with your questions, leave feeling confident.

TAMUCT at New Building

Texas A&M University-Central Texas has moved! We are now located at southwest corner of TX 195 and TX 201. Access is from TX 201. Be cautious as road construction is being done in the area. Our 1901 Clear Creek location is no longer open.

New Online History Summer Courses

The following online courses have been added to the Summer 2012 schedule, and are filling up quickly. Register today!

TAMUCT New Building Move

Texas A&M University-Central Texas is about to make its move to the Inaugural Building on the new campus. Here's what you'll need to know. The main move will be taking place between May 17-21. The current main campus building will be open on May 17 and closed thereafter. The inaugural building will be open for normal business on May 21.

Registration Now Available

Tarleton State University experienced technical issues related to student registrations on Friday, May 25, from approximately 4:30pm-11:30pm. The problems have been resolved. Students should now be able to see their schedules as expected. Any discrepancies or problems should be reported to the Registrar's Office during normal business hours at 254-968-9419 or 254-968-9510 or registrar@tarleton.edu. We apologize for any inconvenience this outage may have caused and appreciate your patience as we worked to resolve the matter.

New "K" Course Prefixes in Fall 2012

In an effort to separate our course inventory from Tarleton State University, students will notice a change in the Fall 2012 TAMUCT course prefixes. Course content and information are not changing, ONLY the course prefixes. Each TAMUCT course prefix will end in a "K" (ex: ACCK-Accounting, ECOK-Economics, etc.) This change is necessary as we make the important transition toward our independence from Tarleton State University and separate accreditation. "K" courses go into effect for Fall 2012, so the Summer 2012 courses will look the same as they currently appear in the published schedules and catalog.

Registration for all students for Summer and Fall 2012

Registration is now active for the Summer 2012 and Fall 2012 semesters. Summer Registration ends on June 5th Fall Registration ends on August 26th.

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