Do Something New

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.


Show your Islander Pride with #TAMUCC in your social posts.  


Thursday, August 22

Peace, Love, Consent

7 - 9 pm // East Lawn

Sponsored by I-TEAM 

Come join I-TEAM and ADOS at Peace, Love, and Consent as we keep up the Islander tradition of tye dying shirts and learning the truth and importance of consent! There will be free t-shirts, trivia, food, and more!

Students at Peace, Love, Consent
Students looking for their classroom

Sunday, August 25

Find Your Classroom Tours

4 - 6 pm // Islander Welcome Center

Drop by the Islander Welcome Center to meet an Island Ambassador and learn where your classes are. Stop by for group tours of campus or to pick up a map with directions! Bring a copy (or screenshot) of your class schedule. This will also give you an opportunity to learn about the Island Ambassadors, TAMU-CC's volunteer tour guides.

 Members of Tri Delt

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!

Wednesday, August 28 

ROTC Rock Wall & Peddle Cars

11 am - 2 pm // Anchor Plaza

Sponsored by TAMUCC ROTC Cadet Club

Join ROTC for a fun time of rock climbing and peddle cars! 

Student repelling down a wall

Eco-Friendly Flow

6 - 7:30 pm // UC Lonestar

Celebrate your period through education, group discussion, and FREE giveaways! This workshop covers the basics of the menstrual cycle, how to use and care for cloth pads and menstrual cups, the benefits of reusable menstrual products, and reusable product distribution. Workshops are open to everyone and anyone regardless of age, gender, or menstruating status. 

Red Hibiscus flower
Photo of booths at the community fair

Thursday, August 29

Corpus Christi Community Fair

11 am - 2 pm // UC Anchor

Sponsored by WOW Committee

Are you looking for something fun to do in town?  Need to find a used book, great restaurant or community service?  Stop by the Community Fair to meet businesses, restaurants and services from throughout Corpus Christi.

Tuesday, September 3

Trivia Challenge

11 am - 1 pm // UC Anchor

Sponsored by Alpha Epsilon Delta and the Pre-Dental Society

Come out for a fun time of trivia, while seeing what the pre-professional organizations are all about. Plus a chance to win a free prize!

Students playing trivia


Brain Breaks

2 pm // UC Cayo

Sponsored by the University Counseling Center

This drop in workshop will focus on mindfulness, meditation, and relaxation exercises to help TAMUCC college students cope with the stressors of every day life. Students will learn and practice these techniques with a licensed professional counselor. This event will be a workshop series presented by the University Counseling Center every Tuesday at 2 pm for 30 minutes.

Student playing the ukulele in a hammock

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!

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!

Students cleaning the island

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


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