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UTRGV Notice: Zika Advisory for Brownsville Area

Zika Advisory for Brownsville


The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced Wednesday that it has designated Brownsville a Zika cautionary area.

Rio Grande Valley Civil War Trail street marker over Brownsville highwway

New historical trail signs erected in Brownsville mark Valley role in American Civil War


Fourteen new historical highway and street signs marking the Rio Grande Valley Civil War Trail have been erected throughout Brownsville, including several on the campuses of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and Texas Southmost College.

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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Alegria 2017

February 10-18

Travel with the UTRGV Ballet Folklórico dancers as they transport the audience on a journey throughout Mexico in colorful costumes performing beloved traditional dances. Join the 2017 magia, encanto, passion... y alegría at the Edinburg Performing Arts Complex.

2017 Economic Outlook

2017 Economic Outlook

What does 2017 have in store for you? Leading researchers share regional, national and global trends, analysis and economic forecasts, with a focus on the states of Texas and Tamaulipas.


Spring 2017 Week Of Welcome Jan 16 thru 20

January 16-20

Returning students and new students: Start off the semester with a week full of activities and fun ways to engage with old friends and meet new ones. Mark your calendars – it’s going to be a great year at UTRGV!

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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