The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Department of Housing and Residence Life

The Village Apartments

The Village is our on-campus apartment complex that can house over 200 residents, conveniently located next door to state-of-the art Wellness Recreational Sports Complex. The Village Apartment offers three different options within our apartment community with a full kitchen and are furnished in the bedroom and living areas.

The Village offers three types of apartments: All bedrooms are private

1 bedroom/1 bath
2 bedroom/1 bath
4 bedroom/2 bath

The Village Apartment Eligibility

Housing at The Village is available for enrolled UTRGV students who are at least 19 years of age and turn 20 years of age during the academic school year, and current faculty and staff. The only exception to this policy relates to children and spouses of current UTRGV students, faculty, or staff.

Individuals seeking housing accommodations at The Village must sign a Reservation Agreement identifying either a 9-month fall/spring lease period or a 3-month summer lease period. Space in The Village is reserved on a first-come, first-served basis.

Apartment/Room Furnishings:

All bedrooms are private.

  • XL Single beds, desks and task chairs
  • Chests of drawers & built-in closets
  • WiFi Internet access throughout the hall
  • Furnished living room with sofa, lounge chair, multi-use cube/end table
  • Private washer and dryer
  • Heating, air-conditioning, all utilities, Internet access, cable are included in the room and board package

Room Dimensions: approx. 12 ½ x 8 ½

* No pets allowed except service animals
* Smoke-Free facility (including e-cigarettes)

For convenience, the following services are provided

  • Mailbox and parcel area
  • Free student parking permit – Resident Parking Only
  • Snack and soft-drink vending

Room Charges- Fall & Spring Semesters

  • Students moving in for the fall semester are required to live on campus for fall and spring semesters representing a 9-month contract.

Residence Hall / Apartments

Room Type

Fall Semester Room Charges

Spring Semester Room Charges

Total Room Charges   (Fall + Spring)

The Village





The Village





The Village





  • All rates are subject to change pending approval from UT System Office
  • As a condition of living on campus, All students residing on campus are required to select one of the available meal plans for each semester to be used for on campus dining.
  • A meal plan is required for all freshman residents regardless of which building they reside at the Edinburg campus.

Meal Plan Options

Available to Freshman and Upperclassmen:

Meal Plans

Dining Dollars   Per Semester

Board Rates   per Semester

    (Fall + Spring)

17 Meals/Week

$50 Dining   Dollars



14 Meals/Week

$75 Dining   Dollars



10 Meals/Week

$100 Dining   Dollars



Unlimited Meal   Plan

$25 Dining   Dollars



All rates are subject to change pending approval from UT System Office.

Available to Upper Classman Only:

Meal Plans

Dining Dollars   per Semester*

Board   Rates/Semester

    (Fall + Spring)

7 Meals/Week

$100 Dining   Dollars



125 Block

$100 Dining   Dollars



115 Block

$150 Dining   Dollars



90 Block

$200 Dining   Dollars



Additional     10 Block


The Village   Dining Dollars: $300/semester


All rates are subject to change pending approval from UT System Office.

* Dining Dollars can be used in the Food Court and/or Convenience Store in the Student Union.

Housing Dining Services

The University Cafeteria, part of the University Center Complex, is conveniently located southeast of the Residence Halls. All residents must purchase the minimum required meal plan per semester. An all-you-care-to-eat dining program is available in the Vaquero Dining Hall. This great food value is available to the entire campus community.

Family Housing

  • Limited housing is available to students, faculty and staff on campus. 
  • Married Couples or Families with children may only reside at the Village Apartments in Edinburg, Texas or Casa Bella Apartments in Brownsville, Texas.
  • Rooms are not set aside for family housing and may be reserved based on availability.

Please speak to our staff in person to verify availability before submitting a completed application for on campus housing.

The Village Apartments Floor Plan

The Village offers three types of apartments:

  • 1 bedroom/1 bath
  • 2 bedroom/1 bath
  • 4 bedroom/2 bath

The Village Apartments Floor Plan