The center has been renamed in honor of the gift by Ellie and Don Knauss.
The university's long-standing traditions that look to welcome incoming Aggies will not occur as originally planned.
Slightly surpassing last spring’s record total, 10,796 degrees will be awarded this May.
The new location will be devoted to public service as a “noble calling.”
Four students have been awarded scholarships for excellence on the job.
Kristie Orr has worked at Texas A&M for 22 years on behalf of students with disabilities.
The new SVP and COO will also retain a dual role with The Texas A&M University System.
Renowned infectious disease expert Shawn Gibbs will head public health programs in College Station and McAllen, Texas.
The day of service will not be rescheduled for 2020.
University hopes to cut the costs of college for thousands of students each semester with free books and learning materials by faculty and library experts.