The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Continuing Education Division of Academic Affairs

UTRGV McAllen Teaching Site


The UTRGV McAllen Teaching site (MTS) is a satellite campus of UTRGV located in McAllen conveniently by I2 (Expressway 83) next to La Plaza Mall. The primary purpose for this facility is to provide exceptional learning experiences designed to meet the changing needs of UTRGV students through the creation of a student-centered learning environment that promotes life-long learning in the Rio Grande Valley.

Courses offered at this site include graduate level courses in Business Administration, Public Administration and Educational Leadership among others. The MTS also serves as the hub for all professional development, personal enrichment and test preparation opportunities made available to the community by the university.

In addition to academic and continuing education programs, classrooms are available for UTRGV students to use for group studies, student organization meetings, and other university related activities contingent upon space availability. Students and departments are encouraged to make reservations in advance by completing this webform or by contacting our front desk at 956-665-2071. Nonprofit Community Based Organizations (CBO) interested in utilizing the facility for meetings, trainings etc. can email: and arrangements will be made on a case-by-case basis.

The following services will be made available to UTRGV students during the first week of each semester:

  • On-site IT Service to help you familiarize with technology features of the facilities
  • Vaquero ID cards for students and faculty
  • Library info sessions upon request.

Click on the classroom number below to see the layout.

  • 1.101

    Capacity: 20


  • 1.102

    Capacity: 18


  • 1.103

    Capacity: 48


  • 1.104 (Conference room)

    Capacity: 24


  • 1.109

    Capacity: 24


  • 1.110

    Capacity: 30


  • 1.115

    Capacity: 18

  • 1.116

    Capacity: 20


Monday  8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
 Wednesday  8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Depending on academic and department reservations



Note: UTRGV McAllen Teaching Site follows UTRGV official schedule for holidays.

Our services to the campus community include these features:

»     Classrooms equipped with up-to-date technology

»     Computer Lab

»     Laptops for individual or group work to use onsite

»     Lounge with HD cable TV, vending machines and coffee pot

»     Wireless Internet and Printing (requires Eduroam credentials)

»    State-of-the-art conference  room with video conferencing technology and multi-line conference phone.

»     Friendly  helpful on-site  staff

  • Student Lounge

    Capacity: 15


  • Outdoor Area

  • Computer Lab

    Capacity: 14


A valid university parking permit is NOT required for this facility.

  • Parking Area


UTRGV McAllen Teaching Site

1800 S. Main Street, Suite 1100
McAllen, TX 78503
Phone: (956) 665-2071 Fax: (956) 928-1445