Aspiring Geoscientists And Families Invited To Aggieland Saturday Feb. 10

Feb 1, 2018

All prospective students and families are welcome at the campus-wide event.

Aggieland Saturday promotional image, with Kyle Field.

Saturday Feb. 10, Texas A&M University will host Aggieland Saturday, an annual campus-wide open house for prospective students and their families. During this one day, prospective students can meet current students, tour the dorms, visit libraries and labs and see what Texas A&M has to offer.

The College of Geosciences will host a wide variety of events and tours for prospective students and families during Aggieland Saturday. Aspiring geoscientists can learn about the college’s majors and programs, get information about admissions, and get financial aid and scholarship resources.

The full College of Geosciences Aggieland Saturday schedule is below, and available here. All of the geosciences events will be held in the Oceanography and Meteorology Building (O&M), and resource tables for each department and program will also be available in O&M from 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

The O&M Building at Texas A&M University, location of the College of Geosciences.

Activities:

  • Welcome and the College’s Vision, 9:00 – 9:15 a.m., O&M room 112, with Interim Dean Dr. Debbie Thomas
  • Atmospheric Science and Meteorology Open House, 10:30 a.m. – noon, O&M 110
  • GALA activities on the lawn (student organizations, etc.), noon – 12:45 p.m., the green space in front of the O&M Building

Tours:

  • Geology and Geophysics 3D Visualization Laboratory, 1:10 – 2:15 p.m., O&M 110
  • Geographic Information Science and Technology Lab/Facilities, 1:10 – 2:15 p.m., O&M 807
  • Ocean Observing and Education Facility, 1:10 – 2:15 p.m., O&M 602

Presentations:

  • Financial Solutions for All Students, 9:15 – 9:45 a.m., O&M 112
  • What are the geosciences? What does a geoscientist do?, 9:45 – 10:15 a.m., O&M 112
  • Introduction to the Geology and Geophysics (G&G) majors, 10:30 a.m. – noon, O&M 112
  • Introduction to the Geography and Geographic Information Science and Technology majors, 10:30 a.m. – noon, O&M 807
  • Introduction to the Environmental Programs, 10:30 a.m. – noon, O&M 103
  • Introduction to the Oceanography major, 10:30 a.m. – noon, O&M 602