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Waves of Welcome events September 3rd - 10th

Welcome back Islanders!

We hope that the beginning of our academic year finds you and your families safe and well.  Waves of Welcome events are a great way for you to connect with other students, your campus resources and the community.  We encourage you to enjoy some free food and fun as you learn about campus.  

Stop by the Aloha Org Fair on Wednesday September 6th to meet some of our most active student clubs and pick up your FREE WOW 2017 bag full of items to welcome...


Quesadilla Kickoff

Wednesday, Sep 6, 7 pm
UC Swordfish room 324

Join RUF for our 2nd annual quesadilla kickoff from 7pm - 9pm!  Free food, drinks, games prizes and an opportunity to meet other TAMUCC students as well as learn about RUF a Christian student organization.

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Momentum Village Birthday Bash

Sunday, Sep 3, 5 pm
Momentum Village Pool
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DUGS Ice Cream Social

Friday, Sep 8, 12 pm
Faculty Center 104
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Thomas Csorba Hurricane Relief Concert

Tuesday, Sep 5, 7:30 pm
East Lawn

Thomas Csorba will be playing an outdoor concert on the East Lawn hosted by Young Life, Bring your blanket and come enjoy live music and popcorn on the East Lawn!  Donations welcome for Hurricane Harvey recovery.  

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Tuesday, Aug 29, 7 pm
East Lawn

Come join us for a kickball game hosted by young life! Anyone is welcome!

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Islanders Soccer vs. UTRGV

Sunday, Sep 10, 7:30 pm
Dugan Family Soccer & Track Stadium

Cheer on the Islanders Soccer team as they host UTRGV in the South Texas Showdown presented by NavyArmy Community Credit Union. The first 200 fans at the game will receive a South Texas Showdown T-shirt. There will also be a pre-game tailgate with free food before the game. Gates open at 6:30 PM. All Islanders Athletic events are free to students with a valid SandDollar$ ID.

This event does not require an RSVP.

Islanders Soccer vs. UTSA

Friday, Sep 8, 7:30 pm
Dugan Family Soccer & Track Stadium

Cheer on the Islanders Soccer team as they welcome in-state foe UTSA. There will be a pre-game tailgate with free food. Gates open at 6:30 PM. Admission to all Islanders Athletics events is free with your SandDollar$ ID.

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Community Service Fair

Thursday, Sep 7, 11 am
UC Lonestar Ballroom

Connect with Corpus Christi by meeting non-profit organizations and learning about their volunteer opportunities.

This event does not require an RSVP.

Islanders Volleyball vs. UTRGV

Tuesday, Sep 5, 6:30 pm
Dugan Wellness

The Islanders Volleyball team will play their first home match of the season as they take on UTRGV in the South Texas Showdown presented by Navy Army Community Credit Union. The game will be played in the Dugan Wellness Center at 6:30 PM.

This event does not require an RSVP.

Miramar Casino Night

Saturday, Sep 9, 8 pm
Miramar Rec Center

Miramar is hosting a casino night!  Want to win prizes and meet other students?  Come check us out!  You don't need to know how to play the games before you attend. 

This event does not require an RSVP.

There's Snow Place Like Home

Wednesday, Sep 6, 2 pm
East Lawn

There's "Snow" Place Like Home at the Island University!  Join Alpha Gamma Delta for snow cones, ice pops, and sand art!

This event does not require an RSVP.

Corpus Christi Community Fair 2017 Application

Forms are due by Friday, August 25th.  

Event Date:  Wednesday, August 30th, 11 am - 2 pm, University Center Anchor Ballroom

Setup time is 10:00 am; the event will open to the students at 11:00 am and end at 2:00 pm.


 Vendors will be provided (1) six foot long table and (2) chairs. All other equipment must be provided by the vendor including, table cloths, extension cords, backdrops and barriers.   One garage parking pass...

Sweets & Shirts

Wednesday, Sep 6, 11 am
Library Breezeway

In this drop-in, drop-out event, the Inclusive Islander Network and I-ADAPT will provide an assortment of t-shirts and sweet snacks including cookie-topped brownies to help students represent the Island and fuel up for their first week of classes. 

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Islander Clean

Saturday, Sep 9, 9 am
PAC Parking Lot

Help beautify our campus for the new school year! FREE breakfast tacos while supplies last.

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Chips & Salsa Night sponsored by MGC

Wednesday, Sep 6, 5 pm
Hector P. Garcia Plaza
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Greeks and Treats with MGC

Tuesday, Sep 5, 5 pm
UC South Patio

Enjoy ice cream and other sweets with our Multicultural Greek Council. Learn about their traditions and talk with the different groups about getting involved.

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Anchor Yourself in Advising

Wednesday, Sep 6, 10 am

Academic Advisors will be available to briefly meet with students and answer general advising questions.

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Lip Sync Battle

Thursday, Sep 7, 6 pm
UC Rotunda


Do you think you are more talented than your friends?!?!  Come out and challenge your friends to a lip sync battle in the UC Rotunda!  We encourage friendly competition, bad singers, and wacky costumes.

There will be prizes for the top 3 best acts and free food for all!

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IFC Hangout

Thursday, Sep 7, 11 am
East Lawn

Join the Interfraternity Council for outdoor games and food and learn about being involved in a fraternity.

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Taco Tuesday

Tuesday, Sep 5, 8 am
Library Breezeway

Welcome home, Islanders!  Get your day started with FREE breakfast tacos, courtesy of the Islander Alumni Association at the Subway Cove next to Bell Library!  You might even win some cool Islander gear! 

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Miramar Welcome Luau

Monday, Aug 28, 6 pm

This traditional event is to welcome Miramar students and to kick off the school year.  We have food, games, music, and prizes. 

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FYI Convocation

Friday, Sep 8, 2:30 pm
Dugan Wellness Center

What is FYI Convocation?

Convocation is a ceremony during which faculty, staff and administrators officially welcome the incoming First-Year Islanders class to Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. The purpose of Convocation is to celebrate your entry into the Islander community.

The Eighth Annual FYI Convocation will be held on September 8, 2017 in the Dugan Wellness Center.  

This event is mandatory for all first-year students.

Bring your student ID and...

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Korgin Neel

Is this completely mandatory? I have to go home on friday and I don't believe I can make it.

Miranda L Gonzalez

I was wondering the same thing because I have work during this time.

Aloha OrgFair

Wednesday, Sep 6, 11 am
Palm Plaza

Aloha! Looking to get involved on campus? Come on out to the Aloha OrgFair on September 5th from 11am-1pm in Palm Plaza. Meet-and-greet student organizations, fraternities, and sororities who will be hosting informational tables. There will be free food, giveaways, and lot of fun! Get involved and find your fit at TAMUCC! We hope to see you there!

This event does not require an RSVP.
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