West Texas A&M University

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Welcome International Students

Namaste and Welcome to
West Texas A&M University

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West Texas A&M University
A Member of the Texas A&M University System

An organization for students from India, Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka
and others interested in the culture of the Indian subcontinent. Our organization hosts and participates in a variety of events highlighting the culture, food, dance, and religions of the subcontinent. All are invited to participate.

International Student Office

DESI Student Organization

The WTAMU Desi Student Organization is a vital part of our university community which is dedicated to excellence in teaching, excellence in research, and excellence in service. WTAMU is committed to ensuring that you have opportunities to succeed in your academic, extracurricular, social and civic endeavors, providing experiences that will prepare you for success throughout your personal and professional life.

WTAMU is a friendly campus where faculty members are accessible, administrators are approachable, and names are still more important than numbers. WTAMU students enjoy a university atmosphere that is committed to personal growth, teaching excellence, and programs that are engaging and challenging. Along with your academic endeavors comes a host of organizations, activities, and events to broaden your horizons. The University and community value diversity and welcome international students from over 40 countries.

The WTAMU Desi Student Organization was founded in 2010 and provides frequent opportunities for Desi students and their classmates to enjoy being together and fully participate in campus and community life. The organization shares the culture of the subcontinent with the campus community and hosts annual celebrations including Holi and Diwali. A Hindu temple, an Islamic mosque, and a Buddhist wat are located in the nearby community of Amarillo, Texas. Many members of the Desi Student Organization are active in the WTAMU Cricket Club. For more information, please visit Desi Web Site.

West Texas A&M University offers 61undergraduate programs, 45 master’s degree programs, and one doctoral program. At WTAMU you will be challenged to learn and to grow intellectually and socially not only in the classroom but also in the full array of social, athletic, and extracurricular activities that are provided on campus. We invite you to join our community of learners: West Texas A&M University!
Very truly yours,

Navdeep Uppal (Indore, India) President

Sanjeev Yalla (Hyderabad, India) Vice President

Amsha Alexander (Kerala, India) Secretary

Saru Pahari (Kathmandu, Nepal) Treasurer