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UTRGV students participate in bone marrow Be The Match drive

UTRGV students participate in bone marrow Be The Match drive


On a sunny Wednesday afternoon, Daija Coleman took her lunch break to help save a life.

International Ties: UTRGV COEC signs MOU with university in Thailand

International Ties: UTRGV COEC signs MOU with university in Thailand


The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Rajabhat Maha Sarakham University (RMU), a nonprofit university in the Muang District in northeastern Thailand.

Strategic planning process

Follow along as we develop our founding Strategic Plan


The development of our founding strategic plan is well underway. This is a campus-wide initiative, and you can follow the progress and provide input and feedback on the strategic planning process website by clicking above.


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Performances October 28-31

Performances October 28-31

A varied musical lineup offers something for everyone over the next five days, including OctubaFest, folk songs and poetry from England and Appalachia, Soirée de la Flûte, Haugeberg and Decker on trombone and trumpet, and the Hallo-Flute Concert.

A week of Halloween fun

A week of Halloween fun

Pumpkins, music, movies, dancing, haunted house, free food and family friendly activities all add up to a week of Halloween fun for the campus community.


Early voting on campus

Early voting on campus

Vaqueros Vote, a nonpartisan coalition of UTRGV students, faculty and staff, encourages everyone to participate in the voting process. Early voting is available at sites on campus between October 24 and November 4.

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Rio Grande City

UTRGV's Starr County Upper-Level Center in Rio Grande City offers courses in bilingual education, criminal justice, history, English, and anthropology.

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Our 186-acre campus in Edinburg features a new Wellness Center, new residence hall, and a covered walkway that spans the perimeter of campus.

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The McAllen Teaching Site offers education and business courses, primarily serving professionals in the city of McAllen.

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Harlingen is home to the Regional Academic Health Center and UTRGV's 15,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art Smart Hospital and technology complex.

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South Padre Island

UTRGV's Coastal Studies Lab is located on South Padre Island, serves as our marine biology laboratory, and offers graduate level biology courses.

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Our 320-acre campus in Brownsville provides students with state-of-the-art facilities and technology, as well as beautiful architecture and a scenic oxbow lake.

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