Help and Support


Often graduate students encounter challenges or problems in their academic or personal life in which they need help or support. There are many resources at Texas A&M University to assist you. If you do not find what you need here, you can contact the Graduate Student Ombuds Officer at ombuds@tamu.edu who can help direct you to the appropriate resources.

Workplace Health and Well-being

How are you feeling today?
As you navigate life's ups and downs, pay attention to your thoughts and feelings, your energy level, and your overall mood each day. Just starting your day by asking yourself, “How am I doing today?” gives you a moment to focus on you.

How can you feel better?
Texas A&M is a workplace where healthy living is encouraged and supported. Our programs reflect the university’s philosophy that many factors affect your quality of life and play a part in achieving balance, purpose, and vitality in your career and at home. We engage graduate students to enhance their quality of life and positively impact organizational success by building a happy, healthy, and thriving workforce.

As a currently-registered Texas A&M graduate student, you have access to Student Health Services (SHS) even if you don't have health insurance. Read more online about eligibility to use SHS.

Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS)

Academic Blue: myStength

myStrength, the university's health and well-being program, supports Texas A&M students achieving their best—physically, mentally and emotionally. myStrength is an online tool that teaches you skills to feel happier, reduce stress, and confidently face life’s challenges, big or small. The tool includes tutorials, provider locator, virtual visits, a 24/7 Nurseline and more.

Want fresh and local food? Check out the places below!

2019 Farmers Market

  1. Farm Patch

  2. Dilorio Farms & Roadside Market

Individual Development Plan

IDP template developed by TAMU Center for Teaching Excellence in support of graduate student professional development.

Mentoring Tools

TAMU has developed a compact to facilitate the development of graduate student - faculty mentoring relationships.

Mentoring Resources Discrimination and Harassment Counseling Services

The TAMU Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) provide a wide variety of support services, from career counseling to stress management to crisis intevention.

Department of Student Life 

The Offices of the Dean of Student Life provide a range of services and support for all students, including the following :