Meet the Team

Contact the Islander Welcome Center by calling 361.825.8687(TOUR) or email 

Meet the On-Campus Team

Thank you for your interest in visiting Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi! To ensure that you leave campus with all of your questions answered, admissions and financial aid staff are happy to meet with you to discuss your applications, status, and help you become a part of the Islander family. 


Maggie Cano

Director of Undergraduate Recruitment



Rene Zamora

Assistant Director of Recruitment & Admissions



Loida González Utley

Assistant Director of Transfer Recruitment 



Zachary Baltazar

Financial Aid Outreach Advisor
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Santos Pagan, Jr.

Freshman Admissions Counselor 



Robert Benavides

Graduate Admissions Counselor 


Islander Welcome Center

Whether you are making your first visit to campus, want to take a tour, or are curious about the admissions process, the Islander Welcome Center is the first stop for prospective students to Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

We provide campus maps, directions, tours, and university brochures. We also house a 32-seat presentation theatre and computer work stations for completing various applications.

Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Phone: 361.825.8687(TOUR)


Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi 
Islander Welcome Center
6300 Ocean Drive, Unit 5770
Corpus Christi, Texas 78412-5770

The Islander Welcome Center overlooks Lee Plaza and is adjacent to the Student Services Center and the Michael and Karen O'Connor Business Building. 

The Islander Welcome Center is connected to the Bell Library (#23 on the campus map).