Life in Aggieland
Texas A&M University's main campus is in College Station, Texas. Nearby Bryan is home to the Texas A&M Health Science Center and Texas A&M-RELLIS. College Station and Bryan are twin cities that are often referred to together as "Aggieland," a college community known for its hospitality and friendliness. Here you will be greeted with a smile and the university's official greeting, "Howdy!"
Aggieland residents enjoy a friendly, small-town feel, but there is also plenty to do. Our vibrant community offers many cultural, recreational and employment opportunities. The amenities of bigger cities like Houston, Dallas and Austin are also within a three-hour drive.Explore 12 reasons to live and learn in Aggieland
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Our College Station campus offers many activities and attractions for students, faculty, staff and visitors. Stop by one of our many landmarks or historical buildings, catch a football game at Kyle Field or visit one of our outdoor recreational spaces.See campus destinations
Arts and Culture
Texas A&M and the surrounding community offer many opportunities to enjoy arts and culture. Options include museums, art galleries, theater, dance and live music performances.
You can enjoy fun local events year-round. Check out nearby farmers markets, holiday events, live music and arts festivals. At Texas A&M, we also offer events for students and the community, such as conferences, speaker events and sporting events.
Entertainment and Outdoor Adventures
Our community has plenty of dining, shopping and entertainment options. You can also stop by one of the area’s many parks or Lake Bryan for outdoor adventures. At Texas A&M, the Department of Recreational Sports offers outdoor trips and sports activities.
Resources for Living in Aggieland
Students can choose from several housing options on or off campus. No matter where you live, you won’t be far from what you need. Our community has plenty of amenities close by, such as shopping, entertainment and health services.
Texas A&M has many health and wellness resources on campus. These include counseling and psychological services, medical services for minor illnesses, immunizations and radiology.
Texas A&M offers on-campus parking and various transportation services for students, faculty and staff. Whether you catch a bus, rent a car or find a rideshare, there are plenty of options for getting to where you need to go.