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President’s Message: SACSCOC Update


As you know, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) was notified in December, 2016, that we were being placed on probation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

UTRGV ADVANCE Leadership Institute luncheon launches Spring 2017 cohort

UTRGV ADVANCE Leadership Institute luncheon launches Spring 2017 cohort


The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley held an ADVANCE Leadership Institute luncheon, Jan. 24 at the PlainsCapital Bank El Gran Salón on the Brownsville Campus.

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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January 26 – February 5

January 26 – February 5

Patron of the Arts presents guest artist Donald Pinson on trombone, Katherine Decker on cello, Eric Jenkins on piano, Rio Bravo Percussion Ensemble and Mariachi Aztlán.

Economic Forecast Luncheon Friday January 27, 2017 from 11:30am to 1:30pm, McAllen Public Library

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.


First stop: Laredo

First stop: Laredo

Discover UTRGV will make Laredo the first stop of its six-city tour. Interested students and parents can connect with UTRGV representatives at the Ramada Plaza Laredo on Wednesday, Feb. 1. Sign up now!

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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