A 10 karat gold men’s Aggie Ring costs $995 while a 10 karat gold women’s Aggie Ring costs $502. Pawning in either ring would amount to about $130 in cash back to the customer selling it.
- 1 Is the Aggie ring real gold?
- 2 Can you buy an Aggie ring?
- 3 How much does it cost to put a diamond in an Aggie ring?
- 4 Why do Aggies dunk their ring?
- 5 What if I lose my Aggie ring?
- 6 How many Aggie ring scholarships?
- 7 What does the Aggie ring symbolize?
- 8 How do I pay for my Aggie ring?
- 9 How much is the Aggie Ring scholarship?
- 10 Who gives you your Aggie Ring?
- 11 Is the Aggie Ring office open?
- 12 Why do Aggies kiss when they score?
- 13 What is Aggieland?
Is the Aggie ring real gold?
The Aggie Ring unites generations of the A&M family by connecting former students to each other and their alma mater. It was solid gold with the letters “AMC” intertwined, for Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas, along with four diamonds, according to Texas A&M: The First 25 Years by Lyman Hardeman.
Can you buy an Aggie ring?
To be eligible to order an Aggie Ring, a graduate student must not be on academic probation, suspension, dismissal, expulsion, or on honor violation probation from the university. Due to ordering deadlines, you may order your Ring at the beginning of the semester in which you will graduate.
How much does it cost to put a diamond in an Aggie ring?
Adding a Diamond Diamond mounting fees are as follows: Men’s 10pt or 20pt, and women’s 3pt or 5pt costs $16.24 plus the cost of the diamond. Men’s 25pt or 30pt, and women’s 10pt costs $54.13 plus the cost of the diamond (Note: your Ring must be turned in and a new Ring will be made with a white gold shield).
Why do Aggies dunk their ring?
Aggie Ring recipients traditionally dunk their rings in a pitcher of beer. The concept is said to have originated in the 1970s when a Corps of Cadets member dropped his Aggie gold in a pitcher of beer at the Dixie Chicken and decided drinking it was easier than fishing it out by hand.
What if I lose my Aggie ring?
If your Aggie Ring is lost or stolen, a replacement Ring may be ordered. One replacement Aggie Ring may be ordered for deceased former students. The order must match the order on file with The Association. The order must be placed by the deceased’s parent, spouse, child, or sibling.
How many Aggie ring scholarships?
Are you a current student planning to order your Aggie Ring for September 2021, November 2021 or April 2022 deliveries? Then you can apply for an Aggie Ring Scholarship! Last year, thanks to Association donors, these scholarships made it possible for 247 students to get their Aggie Rings.
What does the Aggie ring symbolize?
The Aggie Ring is the most visible symbol of the Aggie Network that connects Aggies around the world. Dating back over a hundred years, it is a tradition that is deep in symbolism. Every symbol represents values every Aggie should hold: Excellence, Integrity, Leadership, Loyalty, Respect and Selfless Service.
How do I pay for my Aggie ring?
Accepted forms of payment are:
- Check (made payable to Aggie Ring Program)
- Any major credit/debit card (cardholder must be present or an invoice with a payment link can be emailed to the cardholder at the time of order; if invoiced, payment is due within five days of placing your Ring order)
How much is the Aggie Ring scholarship?
Former students and friends of Texas A&M can establish an endowed Aggie Ring Scholarship with a minimum gift of $25,000, which may be given over a five-year period.
Who gives you your Aggie Ring?
Aggies receive their Aggie Rings at a special celebration called Aggie Ring Day. Three times a year, thousands of Aggies, family and friends gather at the Clayton W. Williams, Jr. Alumni Center to celebrate achieving an academic milestone by receiving their Aggie Rings.
Is the Aggie Ring office open?
Business Hours: Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Visit Taylor Kemp or Shelly Fordyce at the Office of Student Activities, Suite 101, Seibel Student Services Building, Building #3030. Ring finishes also available at this campus.
Why do Aggies kiss when they score?
Students practice the yells at Midnight Yell Practice. At the conclusion of the yell practice, the stadium lights are extinguished and fans kiss their dates. This is also done as practice, because Aggies are expected to “mug down”, or kiss their dates, every time the football team scores on the field.
What is Aggieland?
What is an Aggie? In the early 1900s, Texas A&M students were referred to as “Farmers.” The term Aggie began to be used in the 1920s, and in 1949, when the yearbook changed its name from The Longhorn to Aggieland, Aggie became the official student body nickname.