The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Department of Housing and Residence Life

Mission & Vision

Our Vision

To provide students a residential experience that is conducive to academic success and personal development.

Our Mission

To provide a safe and affordable residential community experience for students that supports and enhances mutual respect, student learning, personal growth and academic achievement.

Our Motto

Live. Learn. Grow.

Safety and Security

Providing a safe living and learning environment for University residents is our foremost mission. To that end, the Housing and Residence Life staff coordinates various safety programs for residents throughout the year, highlighting topics such as securing personal belongings, personal safety on and off campus, and the use of University Police escorts. In addition, Resident Assistants and 24-hr Office Assistants, trained in emergency procedures, are available to assist residents when necessary. Unity Hall conveniently located in front of the University Police department.

Police Department Contact Information

On Campus HELP: 4357
UTRGV Police Department: 956-665-7151
Website: http://www.utrgv.edu/police/