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Computing & IT


TAMU WiFi is Texas A&M’s campus wireless network.Texas A&M students will connect to the wireless network using your NetID and password to connect to TAMU_WiFi.

Workstations and Printing

There are Computer Workstations located throughout the Higher Education Center at McAllen, where you can study, conduct research or work on a project. These workstations are a resource provided by the Texas A&M Open Access Labs Department and provide a wide range of computers,software, scanners and printing. We provide Microsoft Office Applications and assistance, specialized software, multimedia editing software and assistance, and wireless device configuration.

Support Staff

A staff member is available on site for troubleshooting and wireless device configuration. 

IT Self-Service

If support staff are not available, please visit IT Self Service to request help, search supporting documentation and reach other services. Their online IT Chat is available every day from 8 AM-12 Midnight.

Help Desk Central

Help Desk Central (HDC) answers computing questions any time, day or night, 365 days a year. While HDC is located in the DPC/ Computing Services Annex, Room 104, students in McAllen can get remote assistance by calling 979-845-8300 or emailing

College of Engineering: Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) 

A computer designated by the college and purchased by entering students will provide students the convenience to explore course content anytime, anywhere.

Discounted Software