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 Reymundo Ortiz, a UTRGV psychology student and U.S. Army veteran, will study the effects of PTSD on veterans, this summer at Syracuse University in New York, as part of a National Science Foundation-funded project. (UTRGV Photo by Paul Chouy)

UTRGV psychology student to conduct NSF-funded research on trauma this summer


Reymundo Ortiz is pursuing his dream of helping fellow veterans this summer.

(UTRGV Archive Photo by David Pike)

Greater Texas Foundation renews scholarship, retention program


UTRGV is one of eight Texas universities that will receive funding over eight years to support graduates of Texas Early College High School programs.

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