RELLIS Campus Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the RELLIS Campus?

The RELLIS Campus, currently known as the Texas A&M Riverside Campus, is located adjacent to State Highway 47 and Highway 21.

How will being located at the RELLIS Campus benefit Blinn students?

The new campus will allow students to transfer seamlessly to leading universities throughout The Texas A&M System located at the RELLIS Campus. The site also creates opportunities for Blinn to partner with other organizations and institutions located on the RELLIS Campus, including high-end, innovative, private research and development companies, the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES), and the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX).

What else will be located at the RELLIS Campus?

The campus initially will include a cluster of seven new buildings and test beds to allow the private sector to develop secure research facilities adjacent to the System’s site. The focus will include robotics, driverless and connected vehicles, advanced manufacturing, large-scale testing, as well as smart power grids and water systems. An education center will offer four-year degrees to students not admitted to Texas A&M University through affiliations with other universities in The Texas A&M System.

What is the construction timeline for the RELLIS Campus?

The Blinn College academic facility at the RELLIS Campus will host its grand opening ceremony at 10 a.m. on August 23, 2018, and will be open for the Fall 2018 semester.

Where does the RELLIS Campus get its name?

The RELLIS Campus is named for the Texas Aggies’ core values of respect, excellence, leadership, loyalty, integrity, and selfless service.

What academic programs will Blinn include at the RELLIS Campus?

The complete list of academic programs offered at the RELLIS Campus is available at

How many students and employees will the RELLIS Campus accommodate?

Blinn anticipates the RELLIS Campus facility will accommodate approximately 3,000 students.

Where can I learn more about the RELLIS Campus?

To learn more about the RELLIS Campus, visit

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