New Graduate Student Orientation

Howdy and congratulations on your admission to the School of Public Health (SPH)!

The SPH Graduate Student Orientation is a mandatory event where all incoming graduate students will receive information, materials and greetings from strategic school leadership, administration and fellow students. The School of Public Health has four educational sites: College Station, McAllen, Houston, and distance education. Orientation events as well as additional meetings unique to each cohort will be held for each site. Additional information about orientation, department meetings and other events will be emailed directly to incoming students. 

 A Welcome Reception for all Fall 2019 incoming students will be held in mid-August. More details will be posted soon.


    • College Station

      Master of Public Health
      Master of Health Administration - Resident
      Doctor of Public Health (DrPH)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) 

      Date: Friday, August 16, 2019

      Time: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM 

      Location: TBD


      Attire: Business casual 

    • McAllen

      Master of Public Health Program

      Date: TBD

      Time: TBD

      Location: TBD


      Attire: Business casual 


    • Houston

      Master of Health Administration - Executive Track Program

      Date: August 9 & 10, 2019

      Time: TBD

      Location: College Station Campus


      Attire: Business casual

      Parking: Parking is not provided by the School. Use the  Visitor Parking Map to find visitor parking locations. 


    • Distance Education

      Master of Public Health - Epidemiology Online Program

      Dates: August 7, 2019

      Time:  12 noon or 5:30 pm 

      This orientation will be online. Log in details will be emailed directly to the student. 

    • International Students

      All incoming international graduate students are required to attend the SPH International Student Orientation on Monday, Aug. 12 and Tuesday, Aug. 13. We organized this orientation session to help your transition to Bryan-College Station and Texas A&M University. Current students and faculty have volunteered their time to help and they are eager meet you!

      Note: Not attending the required orientation on August 12 and 13 will result in the cancellation of your School of Public Health admission for fall 2019.

      Date:  Monday, August 12 – Tuesday, August 13


      Texas A&M School of Public Health
      Classroom Building, Room 109
      212 Adriance Lab Road
      College Station, TX 77843

      Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

      Attire: Casual

      Parking & Transit: Parking is not provided by the School. Use the Visitor Parking Map to find visitor parking locations. Lots 122A, 122B, 72A and 72B are the closest lots to SPH that provide hourly visitor parking. In addition, buses 02-Replant and 03-Yell Practice stop near the School.

Questions regarding Orientation should be directed to the Office of Student Affairs:

Suite 160, SPH Administration Building
979.436.9356 or