Students are encouraged to become members of the Texas A&M Student Chapter of the American Meteorological Society (TAMSCAMS). Monthly meetings are held, and visiting professionals frequently meet with the student organization to discuss current research and employment opportunities. Social activities also are held. Students are also encouraged to join the national organization of meteorologists, the American Meteorological Society .
A related student organization, the Texas Aggie Storm Chasers (TASC), is also organized and run by undergraduates. Students form intercept teams that monitor and track severe weather and report damage to civil defense authorities and the National Weather Service.
Another organization under TAMSCAMS is Texas A&M Weather Broadcasting which provides students forecasting and on-air experience for landing an internship or beginning a career.
Student organizations on the Texas A&M campus are numerous and varied. There are approximately 680 recognized student organizations offering a variety of activities and interests for the students, faculty and staff at Texas A&M. Organizations include academic, recreational and sports clubs, international student clubs, honor societies, social fraternities and religious organizations. Information regarding recognized student organizations may be obtained from the Department of Student Activities.