As you are far from home, we hope that you will find a “home away from home” at the Aggie BSM. With many opportunities for International students, visiting scholars, and their spouses, the BSM is a wonderful place to make great friends and great memories. Keep reading to discover ways that you can meet people, practice your English, learn about other cultures, and always have a great time!
Conversational English Classes
Are you wanting to improve your English? There are several classes offered each week that focus on speaking practice, vocabulary, and idioms. You are welcome to choose just one class or attend them all. All classes are held upstairs in the Baptist Student Center and last an hour.
Summer 2018 English Classes: (Classes begin the week of June 3rd)
- Tuesdays @ 4:30pm
- Wednesdays @ 5:30pm
Intro Bible Studies
Are you interested in learning about the Bible? Do you want to know what it means to believe in Jesus? Whether it is your first time to read the Bible or you want to gain more understanding, come and learn at one of these introductory studies that follow English class.
Summer Intro Bible Studies:
- Tuesdays @ 6pm (For everyone! We’re talking about knowing God’s plan for our lives.)
- Thursdays @ 3:30pm (For International friends! Join us to learn what the Bible teaches.)
Fun Fridays & Bro Time
We welcome all Internationals and Americans to join us each week for conversation and fun activities. The activities vary each week. However, since it is called ‘Fun Friday’ we always have FUN! For the ladies, activities may include: cooking classes, field trips to interesting places in town, making crafts, playing games, or listening to guest speakers. And for the guys, get to know some guys while playing Ping-Pong, playing dominoes, and other guy stuff. If you have further questions, contact email@example.com
Fun Friday & Bro Time take place on Friday mornings from 11:30am-12:30pm during the Fall & Spring semesters. There is no Fun Friday or Bro Time during the summer.
This lunch is for all Aggies and takes place every Wednesday at 12:30pm. In addition to meeting new people and enjoying a great meal, you can listen to a short talk each week that will help you discover more about what it means to follow Jesus.
VISION Lunch happens during the Fall & Spring semesters. There is no VISION Lunch during the summer.
Time 4 Chai
Each Friday from 7:30-11pm at Time 4 Chai, we open up our building to provide a common, local, place for Indian students and other friends to meet. We will have Chai, snacks, and games for everyone to enjoy. We will have games like: Uno, Ping-pong, Four Square in the Air, Carrom, and much more! We hope that you will join us!
Our first Time 4 Chai of the Summer begins on June 1st.
Sign up to receive emails and stay informed!
In addition to the weekly activities above, the BSM occasionally has other special events for Internationals such as Thanksgiving Dinner, Barn Dance, Day at Frontier Camp, Tour of Texas and more. Sign up for Aggie BSM emails to stay informed about new English class schedules or upcoming special events. Make sure to indicate that you’re an international student on the form.