Dear Student,

Congratulations on your acceptance to your Graduate Studies and the MBA or MPA program at Texas A&M University-San Antonio! We are looking forward to you becoming part of the A&M family. As a student at TAMU-SA you will have access to numerous academic opportunities and find excellence across the curriculum.

The College of Business is located at our satellite location known as the Brooks City-Base Campus (BCBA). This building was acquired to accommodate the College of Business and its students, faculty & staff.

My role as academic advisor is to assist students with virtually all aspects of the academic experience and provide information regarding campus resources as needed. Some of the specific responsibilities I have include:

      • Monitoring academic progress
      • Clarification of academic and institutional policies
      • Assistance with academic issues
      • Navigation within the campus environment
      • Assistance with campus resource identification & utilization

I urge you to contact me on any matters related to your educational progress. Please feel free to seek out my assistance any time you are experiencing a problem with your academics or have outstanding issues. I would encourage you to consult with me prior to registration to ensure graduation requirements are being met.

Please see the links below for general information that all graduate students need to know. Feel free to contact me if you have any questions.   

I look forward to helping you achieve your academic goals.


Paula A. Garcia, M.Ed.
Graduate Business Advisor
College of Business
Texas A&M University-San Antonio
(210) 784-2303