The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

UTRGV Small Business Development Center Division of Research, Innovation and Economic Development

Request for Counseling

The UTRGV SBDC works closely with clients to develop business plans and loan proposals. Advisors guide existing and startup business owners through the business plan process and assist them in compiling the necessary information and documents. Advisement sessions are kept strictly confidential and are at no cost to the client.

Please complete the following form for business advisement and to receive confirmation of your request.









Is this for a new or existing business?

Please be prepared for your appointment with your business information, including any preliminary research and personal or business financials if already in business.

*APPOINTMENTS ARE SET ON A FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE BASIS. DUE TO HIGH DEMAND, APPOINTMENTS MAY TAKE ONE TO THREE WEEKS TO BOOK. CANCELLATIONS REQUIRE A 24-HOUR NOTICE. LATE OR NO SHOWS ARE CONSIDERED NEW REQUESTS WHEN RESCHEDULING AND WILL NOT BE GIVEN PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT WHEN BOOKING. TO CALL IN FOR AN APPOINTMENT INSTEAD OR FOR ANY OTHER QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT THE UTRGV SBDC AT (956) 665-7535.