First-year students, mark your calendars because you must attend First Wave required programming on August 18th. Details will be sent to your Islander email before the event.


First Wave is an extended orientation for first-year students to assist in their transition to TAMU-CC. Required programming will take place on the Tuesday before the fall semester starts. The mission of the program is to jump-start campus engagement and establish new support systems by building connections with students, faculty, and staff for improved student success. Students will have the opportunity at First Wave to meet their classmates and learn about the classes they will be taking together this fall.


Frequently Asked Questions:


Yes, first-year students must join the event on August 18th as part of your new student orientation requirement. If you are unable to attend in person, there will be an online participation option available. Email with any questions!


No, guests do not attend this event.


Wear a face-mask, comfortable clothes and walking shoes. Keep in mind that even though you will be outdoors in the South Texas heat between sessions, some of the classrooms can be chilly so you might need to bring a light jacket.


Email with your name, student ID (A number), and accommodation request by August 11th.


Schedule coming soon!