New Student Conference
Howdy Class of 2023!
Welcome to the Aggie Family! At your New Student Conference (NSC) you will learn how to take full advantage of all the academic programs, student life services and extracurricular activities the Texas A&M University Higher Education Center at McAllen has to offer. As a new undergraduate student, you are required to register for and attend a New Student Conference in order to register for classes.
The following information is applicable to students attending Summer 2019 New Student Conferences.
Follow these steps to prepare in advance of your NSC:
Register for your New Student Conference
Accepting your offer of admission and registering for an NSC is the first step in the process of becoming an Aggie. Click here
for detailed instructions. NSC dates for Summer 2019 are available below.
Fulfill all NSC Requirements
The State of Texas requires all students under the age of 22 to provide current proof of vaccination against bacterial meningitis
or meet certain requirements for declining such a vaccination. In addition, all students must complete required testing
before the New Student Conference. Read more and review a checklist in the Applicant Information System
Register Family Members & Guests
Student registration for the New Student Conference includes up to two family members or guests. Register family members and guests online at tx.ag/McAllenNSCGuest
. Family and guest registration will be available online until ten business days prior to the conference.
Arrange Overnight Accommodations
The New Student Conference is mandatory, so if you’re traveling from outside of the Rio Grande Valley, you’ll need overnight accommodations for at least one night.
For hotel/motel accommodations in the McAllen area, please contact the McAllen Convention and Visitors Bureau at (956) 682-2871, or visit: visitmcallen.com/businesses/hotels.
Summer 2019 New Student Conference Dates
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Summer 2019 New Student Conference Sample Schedule
*Please note: Conference schedules are provided online for your convenience and planning purposes. Program times and locations are subject to change. You will receive an official finalized scheduled of events at NSC Check-In.
(View Sample Schedule)