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Discover UTRGV kicks off six-city Texas tour Feb. 1

RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS -- JAN. 30, 2017 – To help connect with potential students interested in joining the Vaquero family, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley starts a six-city Discover UTRGV Tour on Feb. 1 in Laredo.

The tour will make stops in the following Texas cities:

  • LAREDO - Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017
    Location: Ramada Plaza Laredo
    Address: 800 Garden St., Laredo 78040
    Time: 6-7:30 p.m. (Check-in 5:30 p.m.)
  • BROWNSVILLE - Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017
    Location: TSC Arts Center
    Address: 1 W University Blvd, Brownsville 78520
    Time: 8:30 a.m. (Check-in 8 a.m.)
  • CORPUS CHRISTI - Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017
    Location: Ortiz Center
    Address:  402 Harbor Dr. Corpus Christi 78401
    Time: 9-11:30 a.m. (Check-in 8:30 a.m.)
  • EDINBURG - Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017
    Location: Performing Arts Complex
    Address: 1201 W. University Dr. Edinburg 78539
    Time: 8:30 a.m. (Check-in 8 a.m.)
  • SAN ANTONIO - Wednesday, March 8, 2017
    Location: Hilton Palacio del Rio
    Address: 200 S Alamo St., San Antonio 78205
    Time: 9-11:30 a.m. (Check-in 8:30 a.m.)
  • HOUSTON - Wednesday, March 22, 2017
    Location: Hyatt Regency Houston
    Address: 1200 Louisiana St., Houston 77002
    Time: 9-11:30 a.m. (Check-in 8:30 a.m.)

Discover UTRGV is ideal for any student who wants to learn what it takes to become part of UTRGV, and will help potential students with the essential building blocks they need for a successful future at the university.

Students who already have been admitted to UTRGV can attend and sign up for new student orientation before anyone else. They also will have an opportunity to learn about the variety of academic fields and majors offered at UTRGV, and can find out about the university’s student services, financial aid, and how they can get involved with student organizations. 

For questions, special accommodations or general information, contact the Office of Recruitment and Scholarships at (956) 665-7335 or email Vanessa Martinez atvanessa.s.martinez01@utrgv.edu.

MEDIA CONTACTS

Melissa.Vasquez@UTRGV.edu
Publications Editor / 956-665-8926 

Marci.Caltabiano@UTRGV.edu
UTRGV Director of News and Internal Communications 956-665-2742