Aggie Traditions


The traditions of Texas A&M University are a key aspect of the culture of Texas A&M University. Some of the school traditions date to the 1890s, shortly after the opening of the school, while others have been introduced more recently. These traditions encourage current students and alumni (Aggies) to cultivate the Aggie Spirit, a sense of loyalty and respect for the school, and dictate many aspects of student life, including how to greet others, how to act at an A&M sporting event, and what words a student may use in conversation.

There are many terms and phrases that are unique to Texas A&M, and you'll often hear Aggies using them when speaking to one another. These words are often rooted in history and tradition, much like the university itself. Learn more about what these phrases are and what they stand for at