Campus Life

Spring Howdy Week Starts Jan. 18

The event helps connect Aggies to activities, organizations, and important information jumpstart their year.
By Mariah Patrick, Texas A&M University Division of Student Affairs January 14, 2022

Howdy! Week, Aggieland's Week of Welcome, January 18-21, 2022


Howdy Week, Aggieland’s official week of welcome, will take place Jan. 18-21. This spring, the majority of Howdy Week events will be in person, with some virtual events available.

A full Howdy Week schedule is available online and on the Texas A&M University mobile app. Registration may be required for some events.

New Student & Family Programs is hosting two Howdy Week events:

First Day of Class Photos, Jan. 18-19 | 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
Memorial Student Center – 12th Man Hallway
Get your first-day-of-class photo.

Hot Cocoa Carnival, Jan. 20, 12–2 p.m.
Rudder Plaza
Join campus representatives to learn what Texas A&M has to offer while enjoying hot chocolate, games and giveaways.

About Howdy Week

Texas A&M University’s Office of New Student & Family Programs has hosted Howdy Week since its inception in 2000. It is a collaborative effort across campus and the local community to help connect Aggies to a wide array of activities, organizations, and important information to jump-start their year in Aggieland. Depending on the specific activity, up to 1,000 Aggies typically attend Howdy Week events.

Media contact: Mariah Patrick, 979-845-5826,

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