The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Student Educational Outreach Office of the VP for Student Success

Unit Mission

The mission of Student Educational Outreach is to develop and provide meaningful program experiences that positively impact the college preparation, access, and degree completion of underrepresented students in the region.


We Strive To...

  • Enhance the pipeline of students that are academically prepared to enter and succeed in post-secondary education.
  • Expand Early College High School outreach and dual enrollment opportunities.
  • Engage middle and high school students in a university experience through conferences, workshops, and summer camps.
  • Improve retention and college graduation rates of our SEO student cohorts.
  • Cultivate relationships with K-12 partners, community based organizations, and higher education institutions in the region to create impactful and sustainable initiatives that increase access and success of ALL students.
  • Increase external funding opportunities for student educational outreach initiatives.