The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

About Us

Undergraduate Admissions

The Undergraduate Admissions Office is committed to providing excellent customer service to prospective and returning students and the University community. This will be accomplished by ensuring that efficient processes and procedures are in place to process admissions documents and guide prospective students effectively to facilitate a smooth transition to UTRGV.

Debbie

Debbie Gilchrist
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
debbie.gilchrist@utrgv.edu
956-665-2926

Welcome and thank you for your interest in becoming a Vaquero.  This site is designed to provide you with the information needed to complete the application process.  Feel free to browse these pages and find out more about UTRGV and if you have any questions don’t hesitate to get in touch!

Recruitment and Scholarships

The Recruitment and Scholarships Department is committed to reviewing current practices to improve efficiencies. This will allow us to reiterate UTRGV’s commitment to make college attainable for prospective students, campus visitors, and the University community at large. By continuously coaching constituents through the admissions and financial aid process, students will be successful not only in enrolling but in completing their collegiate goals. By utilizing technology, data, and innovation, we will identify and recruit top academic achievers to increase retention and graduation rates.

Essential functions include assisting high school and transfer students through the admissions and financial aid process, managing new student orientations and assisting with registration, managing campus tours, new student scholarships as well as the entering freshmen welcome event, The Vaquero Roundup.

GC Griselda Castilla
Director of Recruitment and Scholarships
956-665-8942
956-562-3650
griselda.castilla@utrgv.edu

UTRGV recruiters are your admissions counselors who will guide you through the enrollment process. They are here to answer your questions and share information about academics, campus life, scholarships, and much, much more.