Find your Crew

Texas A&M - Corpus Christi is happy to welcome both new and returning Islanders to campus for the Fall 2019 semester. Waves of Welcome consists of dozens of events to help Islanders connect to campus, meet new friends, and have some fun. 


All events are free for students with your SandDollar$ ID.


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Thursday, August 22

RUF Ice Cream Social

1 - 3 pm // Sea Breeze Patio

Sponsored by RUF

Come join RUF as we welcome our fellow islanders back to school. We'll be serving ice cream sundaes until they are gone. Drop by and say hi!

Students on the Sea Breeze Patio
Students at a bonfire

Friday, August 23


9:30 pm - 12 am // East Lawn

Sponsored by I-TEAM and Rec Sports

Make friends and s'mores!
Join I-TEAM and Rec Sports for fire pits, snacks, games, and music.

Saturday, August 24

Club CAB: Glow Party

9 pm - 12 am // UC Anchor

Sponsored by Campus Activities Board

Join Campus Activities Board for a late night dance party with glow in the dark accessories! 

Glow Party

Go Greek

Monday, August 26
First Day of Fall Classes

Get Your Greek On!

11 am - 2 pm // East Lawn

Sponsored by Fraternity & Sorority Life

Come Get your Greek on and find a fraternity or sorority that is right for you! Enjoy free food, music and fun while meeting our Greek Organizations at TAMU-CC.

Hula dancer and a student

Miramar Welcome Luau

6 - 8 pm // Miramar Pool

Sponsored by Miramar Residence Life

Enjoy this traditional event at Miramar to celebrate the first day of classes. Participate in luau-themed activities for all Islanders at the Miramar Courtyard and Pool area. Free food and shirts for students!

Tuesday, August 27

Snacks with Sororities

11 am - 1 pm // UC Rotunda

Sponsored by TAMU-CC Panhellenic Council

Enjoy some snacks and conversation with the sororities! Learn about sorority recruitment and all the benefits that come along with joining a sorority!

Members of Tri Delt

Wednesday, August 28

IFC Fantasy Football Draft 

4 - 6 pm // UC Lonestar

Sponsored by the Interfraternity Council

Join the Interfraternity Council for a fantasy football draft and get to know some of our fraternity men! Learn about all of the benefits to joining a fraternity, and win a prize along the way!

Thursday, August 29

Breakers Welcome Back Bash

4 - 7 pm // UC Breakers Gameroom

Sponsored by University Center Programs

Enjoy playing pool, air hockey, or video games? Then come hang with us in Breakers for our Welcome Back Bash!

Student playing pool

Come Worship at TAMU-CC

7 - 8:30 pm // Bay Hall 103

The start of the school year can be stressful, so unload a little and join the Back2School Worship session!

Palm Trees with the sun shining through


 Friday, August 30

DUGS Ice Cream Social

1 - 3 pm // Faculty Center 107

Sponsored by Department for Undergraduate Studies

Come get some ice cream and visit with your first year professors! Join us for the 3rd annual DUGS Ice Cream Social!

Tuesday, September 3

Take a Break with Breakers

12 - 2 pm // UC Breakers Gameroom

Sponsored by University Center Programs

Enjoy your long weekend? Already in need of a break? Come 'Take a break with Breakers' and play some games, meet new people, enjoy music, and grab a bite to eat!

Student playing Guitar Hero

Aloha Org Fest

Wednesday, September 4

Aloha Org Fest

11 am - 2 pm // Anchor Plaza

Sponsored by University Council of Student Organizations (UCSO)

Aloha! Looking to get involved on campus? Come on out to the Aloha OrgFest. Meet and greet student organizations, fraternities, and sororities who will be hosting informational tables. There will be free food, giveaways, and a lot of fun! Get involved and find your fit at TAMU-CC! We hope to see you there!

Students walking on campus

Islanders Care Blanket Making

4 - 6 pm // UC Lonestar

Sponsored by Student Volunteer Connection

Associate Dean of Students and Student Volunteer Connection invites you to participate in our Islanders' Care Blanket Making event! You will have the opportunity to create blankets for those in need while building connections with students and staff. Be sure to stop by one of our resource tables to learn more about I-Care, Student Conduct Board, and Student Volunteer Connection and grab some sweet giveaways! See you there!

Friday, September 6

Islanders Tailgate

5 - 6:30 pm // Dugan Stadium

Sponsored by Islander Athletics

Come out to the Dr. Jack Dugan Family Soccer & Track Stadium parking lot and participate in our pregame tailgate as your Islanders Women's Soccer Team prepare to take on Texas Southern!

Students at a tailgate

 Students cleaning the island

Saturday, September 7

Islander Clean

9:30 am - 12 pm // UC Sea Breeze Patio

Sponsored by Student Volunteer Connection (SVC)

Show your Islander spirit by joining the Student Volunteer Connection and help make an Islander Impact in beautifying the campus by going around and picking up trash and litter! Everyone is welcome to participate! 


For more information about any of the events contact 361-825-2231


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