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Admitted Student Checklist

Congratulations on your acceptance to Texas A&M University-Commerce! Today is truly a great day to be a Lion as we celebrate your addition to our illustrious and diverse student body. Now that you are admitted, you will find all the important information concerning enrollment, financial aid, scholarships, payment information and grades is sent to this email account. Please check this email address frequently for important updates, announcements and deadlines...the only way to stay connected to your university! Here are a few steps you should complete with regards to your enrollment with us:

1) Consider Your Financial Aid Options:

Students interested in applying for financial aid will need to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The application period begins on January 1 of each year for the following academic year. As soon as possible after January 1st, students are encouraged to apply for financial aid.    

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Students who are not able to complete the FAFSA due to their immigration status may be able to file the Texas Application for State Financial Aid (TASFA).  

Texas Application for State Financial Aid (TASFA)

How to Apply for Financial Aid

2) Apply for Scholarships:

All admitted students are strongly recommended to complete and turn in a scholarship application which is located on your myLEO account. For more information visit: Scholarship Information

3) Apply for Residential Living:

One of the most exciting aspects, and an integral part of the university experience is the opportunity to reside in one of our campus residential living and learning facilities. Studies suggest that students, who reside on campus, generally perform better academically, as oppose to students residing off campus. 
Please visit the Department of Residential Living and Learning where you may find more information on submitting a housing application. In addition, please make sure to read important information on the Meningitis Vaccination state law that's required for all students living on campus, prior to moving in to their assigned housing:  Meningitis Statement [PDF].

4) Attend Orientation:

The Office of Orientation welcomes incoming freshman and transfer students to Texas A&M – Commerce each semester. The purpose of New Student Orientation is to provide students the opportunity to:

  • Meet with and receive advising from Success Coaches
  • Register for classes
  • Acquire Student ID card and parking permit
  • Pay tuition and fees
  • Learn about services and resources available to enhance success
  • Meet other admitted students

Visit the Orientation Website

Orientation is an important and mandatory step in becoming a part of the A&M-Commerce family. All new students (freshman and transfer) attending the main campus in Commerce are required to participate in New Student Orientation. Orientation is offered multiple times during the summer months before the start of the fall semester. For spring students, it is offered late in the fall prior to the spring semester. For more information concerning New Student Orientation, please contact: (903) 886-5088 or visit the website above. If you will be a Navarro Partnership student attending classes in Midlothian or Corsicana, please contact 903-875-7617 or email for orientation information. 

Once you have completed the above listed steps you are now on your way to the experience of a lifetime. Welcome to Texas A&M University-Commerce and congratulations on starting your legacy here!!!

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