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FirstClass celebrates new beginnings, opportunities at The Roundup

#FirstClass celebrates new beginnings, opportunities at The Roundup

08.29.2015

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley welcomed almost 4,000 of its #FirstClass students over two days during The Roundup, daylong orientation events geared toward acclimating new students to the university.

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UTRGV offering intra-campus and campus-to-campus transportation options

08.28.2015

The wheels on the Vaquero Express buses will go ’round and ’round all across the Rio Grande Valley starting Monday, Aug. 31, when The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley opens its doors to its #FirstClass of students.

Proud mom Letty Vera tears up as she talks with her daughter, Monica, who was moving into the UTRGV dormitory on Friday, Aug. 28. (UTRGV Photo by David Pike)

UTRGV freshmen move into new home-sweet-homes on both campuses

08.27.2015

Hundreds of anxious freshmen carrying bags of clothing and armloads of bedding spent the morning Aug. 27 and 28 moving into their new homes away from home at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.

Events

The Stomp

The Stomp

08.31.2015

Join us for the Best Week Ever’s signature event, a community outdoor festival in Edinburg and Brownsville that will include live music, food and a fireworks display.

Picnic with the President

Picnic with the President

09.01.2015

What better way to familiarize yourself with Founding President Guy Bailey and his staff than by having them serve you lunch. Join us for free food, music, games and giveaways.

Community

Community
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Community Connection

Whether you’re an entrepreneur looking for help with your business plan, a family wanting to attend a cultural event, a student seeking an experiential learning opportunity or a researcher looking for a community-based partnership, discover the many ways UTRGV engages with the community.

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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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Edinburg

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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McAllen

The McAllen Teaching Site offers education and business courses, primarily serving professionals in the city of McAllen.

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Harlingen

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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Brownsville

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