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UTRGV celebrates achievements, provost urges cooperation, at convocation

UTRGV celebrates achievements, provost urges cooperation, at convocation


The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley’s Division of Academic Affairs celebrated Wednesday the accomplishments of its faculty, students and staff at its first of three Fall 2016 Convocations.

CHAPS Program’s RGV Civil War Trail Project garners statewide award from THC

CHAPS Program’s RGV Civil War Trail Project garners statewide award from THC


The Texas Historical Commission (THC) recently recognized the Rio Grande Valley Civil War Trail project of the Community Historical Archaeology Project with Schools (CHAPS) Program at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley with its “Chairman’s Award for Community Education.”

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.


Vaquero Roundup

Vaquero Roundup

All new entering Freshman students registered for Fall classes are required to sign up for Vaquero Roundup as part of mandatory New Student Orientation. Dates for sessions are Aug. 26 in Brownsville or Aug. 27 in Campus.

Student Veterans

Student Veterans

The Compass Leadership Academy is a comprehensive program designed for student veterans to assist in preparing for emotional and cultural adaptations needed to succeed in a higher education environment. Registration is open to all student veterans.

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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 Valley