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The rain cleared Friday afternoon in Brownsville, just in time to make way for the parade of colorful gonfalons that mark UTRGV commencement ceremonies.

Brownsville skies clear for UTRGV Spring Commencement ceremony


Family and friends were not deterred by a spring shower that blew over the Brownsville Campus of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley shortly before the start of the Spring Commencement ceremony on Friday, May 12.

UTRGV Holmes Cadets in March attended the 69th annual Holmes Conference, held by the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education in Tampa, Fla. The students are, from left, Tiffany Johnson, Karla Gutierrez, Aylie Moya, Sara Rodriguez and James Kazen. (Courtesy Photo)

UTRGV’s Holmes Cadets present research at Florida conference


UTRGV Holmes Cadets in March attended the 69th annual Holmes Conference at the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education in Tampa, Fla.

Strategic Plan

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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It’s time to make your reservation

Students admitted to UTRGV must attend New Student Orientation to learn about the many resources available on campus. Yes, it’s mandatory, but it’s a fun day, and you’ll meet other future Vaqueros, just like you!

Summer Bridge to Calculus

Summer bridge to Calculus program

The summer bridge to Calculus program, for Engineering and Computer Science majors, is held Summer 2 and offers full paid tuition for students with previous experience in high school Calculus who have been placed into College Algebra. The application deadline is June 1, 2017.


Youth camps

Youth camps to educate and motivate

Railway, chess, piano, math, engineering, saxophone, marine ecology, basketball, soccer, cheer, volleyball, Team Mario, science, technology… the summer camp opportunities are varied and plentiful. Find the right camp and sign up now for summer fun.

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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.

A University for the Rio Grande Valley