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Agenda & Tips


Information Sessions

Faculty from various majors, Admission, Financial Aid, and University Housing will meet with you and your family to explain the application process, paying for your education, and on-campus housing. This valuable information will help you start your journey to becoming a Javelina. It’s a great time for you and your family to ask questions, too!

And there's much more for you to enjoy and be a part of at Javelina Preview Day!

Check-in @9 a.m. in the Memorial Student Union Building (MSUB) with the welcome beginning @10 a.m.


Academic Open House

10:30 a.m. to noon

Whether you know exactly what you want to study or are still trying to figure out the perfect degree for you, you can discover all of your academic options at Javelina Preview Day! Our award-winning faculty and staff will be on-hand to meet you and showcase their programs and facilities. Academic sessions at Javelina Preview Day also give you the opportunity to meet fellow future Javelinas who share the same interests as you.

College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the Ag Facilities (by shuttle)

College of Arts and Sciences in Kleberg Hall (KLBH) 149

College of Business Administration in Business Administration (BUSA) 100

College of Education & Human Performance in Rhode Hall (RHOD) 122

College of Engineering in Javelina Engineering Complex (ENGC) 275        


Check us out!

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Lunch using the $5 meal vouchers at the Javelina Dining Hall or any of our retail dining options (Starbucks, Chick-fil-A, or Subway) 

Student Involvement Fair on the MSUB First Floor

Texas A&M-Kingsville is home to more than 135 student clubs and organizations, which means there are plenty of options for you to get involved! Student and staff representatives from many of our different clubs and organizations will be on campus during Javelina Preview Day ready to meet you and tell you about all they have to offer!


Information Sessions

1:30 to 1:50 p.m., 2-2:20 p.m., and 2:30 to 2:50 p.m.

Admission & New Student Orientation in the Peacock Auditorium

Financial Aid in the MSUB room 221

Living On Campus in the MSUB room 219

Honors College in the MSUB room 218


Optional Activities

University Bookstore in the MSUB on the First Floor will be open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Residence Life Tours start at the Pavilion from noon to 4 p.m.

Campus Tours start at the Pavilion from 1 to 3 p.m.

Find out early on that the Texas A&M-Kingsville campus is not as big, intimidating or overwhelming as you might think it is! Student-led tours are provided during Javelina Preview Day so you can become familiar with the facilities available to our students and where they are located. And with our beautiful palm tree-lined streets and rustic rooftops, you get to take in all the sights that make our campus unique!

Housing Office in Lucio Hall will be open from noon to 4 p.m.

Javelina Enrollment Service Center, staff will be available to answer any questions and collect documents, in the MSUB on the First Floor, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

*Students can complete an evaluation at the MSUB Information Desk to receive a Javelina Preview Day T-Shirt.


Tips

Bring plenty of questions

The admissions counselors enjoy answering questions about academics, student life, sports, entertainment, and just about anything else. You really get the most out of your visit by speaking up and asking questions!

Have a major in mind

We offer classroom visits and meetings with departments on campus. Take advantage of the opportunity to experience a lecture or visit with a professor in your intended area of study during the program.

Dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes

Texas weather is usually warm; however, we recommend checking the forecast and dressing appropriately. Wearing layers is a good strategy. You'll be covering a lot of ground on your visit, so comfortable shoes are a must!

Visit the Financial Aid office

Talk with a financial aid officer about FAFSA deadlines and available scholarships. Ask questions on how to apply, and also what financial aid options are available for your family. This will ensure you start your year off without unnecessary worries.

Unsure about which visit option is best for you? Don't hesitate to call

To learn more about the visit options, please visit our Campus visit page, especially if you're not sure which visit is the best fit for you. We can help you determine the most appropriate visit for your interests and your schedule.