Who are we?
Islamic Community of Bryan-College Station (ICBCS) is an Islamic organization representing Islam and Muslims in the Bryan/College Station area. ICBCS aims to fulfill needs of Muslims in the Bryan/College Station area. ICBCS also aims to foster harmony and engage with the larger non-Muslim community by imparting correct knowledge and understanding of Islam and Muslims.
ICBCS is an incorporated 501(c)3 charitable organization. Our Bylaws conform to Qur’an and Sunnah (i.e. the tradition of the Messenger Muhammad peace be upon him), and the consensus of scholars of Ahl-as-Sunna wal-Jama’a (the mainstream and the overwhelming majority of Muslims throughout history). Our main office is the Islamic Center located at 417 Stasney Street in College Station. This center is a purpose built facility comprising of praying halls for brothers and sisters (the Masjid), office rooms, a conference room, and a small library.
Governing body of ICBCS comprises of a 10-member Board of Directors who are elected each year by ICBCS members. To become an official ICBCS member, please fill out the membership form and submit to one of the current Board members.
In the 1980s, Muslims at Texas A&M University established the first Muslim Students Association (MSA). In February 1988, the MSA chapter was evolved into the Islamic Community of Bryan/College Station (ICBCS). Since then ICBCS has been the official representative of Muslims living in the Bryan/College Station area.