Campus Master Plan

The 2017 Campus Master Plan

The Texas A&M University 2017 Campus Master Plan provides a framework and guidelines for future campus development that will enable Texas A&M University to realize our goals of creating a true learning/living laboratory.

2017 Campus Master Plan

Table of Contents

  • Chapter 01 Introduction - page 7
  • Chapter 02 Existing Conditions and Observations - page 29
  • Chapter 03 Campus Development Plan - page 69
  • Chapter 04 Mobility and Safety - page 149
  • Chapter 05 Sustainability and Wellness - page 201
  • Chapter 06 Campus Guidelines - page 233
  • Chapter 07 Heritage Conservation - page 354
  • Chapter 08 Wayfinding and Signage - page 393
  • Chapter 09 Appendix - page 441

About the Campus Master Plan

Campus environments are continually evolving with new physical growth in support of a university’s mission as defined by its history and traditions. A Campus Master Plan provides a framework or “road map” for the future. It is a tool to better inform built environment decisions that align strategic planning priorities with anticipated growth while preserving heritage spaces and buildings.

Since 2004, Texas A&M University’s commitment to creating new spaces for learning, living, and research has been evident in the development of the built environment throughout the historic core, West Campus infrastructure, and student-athlete facilities. The framework for this growth was an essential component of the long-range plan.

In August 2015, Texas A&M embarked on an update to the 2004 Campus Master Plan. It serves as a framework to better inform built environment decisions that align Texas A&M’s strategic planning priorities in support of the university’s mission, Vision 2020, and academic plan. The focus is on the following six areas:

  • Campus Development Plan
  • Mobility and Safety
  • Sustainability and Wellness
  • Heritage Conservation
  • Wayfinding and Signage
  • Campus Guidelines

The underlying goals and objectives of the six focus areas are enhancement of the student experience, campus connectivity (physical connections and interdisciplinary connections of the academic community), and an integrated vision of the campus landscape and its facilities.  

The 2017 Texas A&M University Campus Master Plan builds on the foundation of the 2004 Campus Master Plan's purpose to foster a physical environment that stimulates intellectual growth, supports high-quality teaching, learning and research, and encourages interaction, cross-disciplinary cooperation, and scholarly exchange.