Student Transitions

New Student Orientation

The New Student Orientation Program is designed to provide students with information to assist in a successful transition to Texas A&M University-San Antonio. At orientation students will receive information on academic expectations, university policies, campus resources, and involvement opportunities from various departments around campus. Returning students whose orientation completion date is over a year old will be required to complete orientation. New Student Orientation must be completed prior to registering for classes.

  • Transfer, Freshmen Transfer, and Graduate New Student Orientation:
    • Transfer, Freshmen Transfer and Graduate orientation is for students who have:
      • earned college credit hours, determined at the point of admission, and attended college since earning a high school degree or GED, or
      • attended college since earning a high school degree or GED and have 29 or less college credit hours, or 
      • applied to earn a Master’s degree.
    • Transfer and Graduate orientation will be completed online.
    • Students will register for online orientation via JagWire.
    • A nonrefundable $75 orientation fee is required prior to starting online. Payment can be made online or in-person at Student Business Services.
    • No refunds will be issued for students who do not enroll at A&M-San Antonio.