Howdy! Welcome to one of our official Texas A&M University-affiliated Instagram accounts! As one of the friendliest campuses in the nation, feel free to say "Howdy!" on our posts, interact with our Instagram Stories and engage with the online community.

Texas A&M University aspires to excellence in all its endeavors. Our code of conduct, traditionally called the Aggie Code of Honor, exemplifies excellence through a simple, straightforward statement. The honor code embraces honesty, exhorts responsibility and expects integrity.

"An Aggie does not lie, cheat or steal, or tolerate those who do."

The Aggie honor code applies to students, faculty and staff in every facet of their lives, including actions and comments made here on Instagram.

The purpose of this Instagram account is to promote the spirit of Aggieland and to visually capture and share information about Texas A&M University among prospective students, current students, former students, staff, faculty and friends.

Please note, we welcome your input via direct message, Story replies and comments on posts. All viewpoints are welcome, and comments will not be removed based on the viewpoints expressed, provided the comments otherwise comply with this policy. However, Texas A&M University may review and remove comments on posts based on the following criteria.

Comments must be directly related to the topic of the original post from the page or may be removed. The following are examples of comments that are not directly related to the posts:

Post Unrelated Comment Example
Congratulations to the Texas A&M spring graduating class! College Station Texas has the best Barbecue!
The campus will be closed tomorrow because of snow and ice on the roads. The baseball team is doing great this year!
Fall class registration will have new priority deadlines this year. I can't wait for Spring Break!

Comments in any of the below categories may be removed:

  • Encourage illegal activity
  • Violate the intellectual property rights of any other party, such as copyright or trademark infringement
  • Compromise the safety or security of Texas A&M University community members, the public or public systems
  • Contain obscenities
  • Contain sexually or racially harassing content that is severe, pervasive and objectively offensive
  • Present a grave and imminent threat
  • Incite imminent lawless action
  • Contain fighting words or true threats
  • Are fraudulent
  • Defame
  • Promote a business or commercial transaction
  • Promote a candidate campaigning for election

Texas A&M University also may remove "spam" or comments generated or that appear to have been generated by "social bots" (i.e., content posted by automated software, or "bots").

Also, please keep in mind that this is a mobile application, Instagram, and an internet page, Facebook, Inc. owns and operates Instagram and and has its own policies and standards concerning what may and may not be posted and the actions that it may take regarding unauthorized posts. See "Instagram Community Guidelines." Instagram may apply its own policies to remove comments, and Texas A&M University does not control or direct Instagram's application of its own community guidelines.

Texas A&M University is not responsible for, and neither endorses nor opposes, comments placed on this Instagram account by its visitors. Commenters are personally responsible for their own comments, username and any information placed on this account by the commenter.

The official source of information about our university is the Texas A&M University website.