Interested in becoming a member of MSC Hospitality?
The Spring 2017 membership application will open on January 22, 2017. Applications are due at 5:00 pm on Friday, February 3rd, 2017 to the front desk in the Student Programs Office on the second floor of the MSC.
Come visit our table at MSC Open House on Sunday, January 22nd from 1pm-5pm!
Thursday, January 26th at 6pm in MSC 2501
Wednesday, February 1st at 7pm in MSC 2501.
Below you will find some of the questions people looking to apply tend to ask. Hopefully these questions and answers will help you when deciding to apply to MSC Hospitality.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How long has MSC Hospitality been an organization?
A: MSC Hospitality was established in 1970 and has a distinct history of service. What was once a hosting committee that served Texas A&M’s distinguished guests is now the “Official Host Committee of Texas A&M University.”
Q: When does MSC Hospitality accept new members?
A: We accept new members at the beginning of each fall and spring semester. Applications are available at MSC Open House (first Sunday of each semester) and online. MSC Open House will be Sunday, September 4, 2016. Applications will be due Friday, September 16, 2016 by 5:00 pm to the front desk of the Student Programs Office in the MSC.
Q: How does the application process work?
A: All applicants complete a cover sheet and a series of questions relating to service and MSC Hospitality. These applications are reviewed and a certain number of interviews are given. Upon the completion of these interviews, top applicants are accepted for membership.
Q: How much are dues?
A: Dues for all members are $21 per semester. New members must also purchase a name tag and polo, which will be used during your entire time in Hospitality.
Q: Is retreat mandatory?
A: YES. Attending retreat is required for all returning active members and all new members.
Q: What are points? How many are required each semester?
A: Points keep Hospitables accountable for their involvement in the committee and their commitment to service. For every hour of service completed, members receive 5 service points. 160 points are required each semester. 100 of these points must be service points and 60 must be social points.
Q: What happens if you do not make points?
A: If you do NOT reach the required amount of points, you may appeal for continued membership or will no longer be a member of MSC Hospitality. You may reapply if you choose!