Visit and Events

There’s a special kind of atmosphere at UTRGV. Ours is a community in which people inspire one another to achieve their goals, to innovate, to think creatively, and solve tough problems. When you visit us in person, we're confident that you'll see what we mean.

We offer a number of ways to experience and learn about UTRGV during your visit. Your time on campus will offer the perfect chance to tour our state-of-the-art facilities, speak with faculty, share a meal with students, explore the Rio Grande Valley, and get personalized information about admissions and financial aid.

Since most of the visit consists of walking the campus, be sure to dress comfortably.

Campus Visits for Future UTRGV Students

This is a personalized guided walking tour of campus for you and your family. These can include a visit with an outreach representative, a financial aid counselor, and a visit to the College of your major.

Campus Tours for School Groups

This is a walking tour for groups. A tour guide will take you through campus and each of the Colleges. This tour includes information on services offered to our students, UTRGV history, and information about unique landmarks.

Informational Tours for Community Groups

This tour provides an overview of how UTRGV came to be and includes historical landmarks.

Click HERE to schedule your Campus Visit

Edinburg Campus

Location: Visitors Center lobby
Time: Open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
After hours and weekends by appointment.
Learn more about visiting by calling 956-665-7338 or emailing
Edinburg Campus Map

Brownsville Campus

Location: Enrollment Center at the Tower
Time: Open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
After hours and weekends by appointment.
Learn more about visiting by calling 956-882-7624 or emailing
Brownsville Campus Map


Location: 2102 Treasure Hills Blvd., Harlingen, Texas 78550
Time: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
For more information, call 956-365-8600
Harlingen Map


Location: McAllen Teaching Site, 1800 S.Main Street, Suite 1100, McAllen, TX 78503
Time: Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m -10:30 p.m. and Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., during the semester
For more information, call 956-665-2071.
McAllen Map

Rio Grande City

Location:Starr Country Upper-Level Center Front Office, 138 N. FM 3167, Rio Grande City, Texas 78582
Time: Hours of operation are Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. - 8:30 p.m and Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Office hours are Monday - Thursday, 1:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Appointments are available for times outside of office hours
For more information, call 956-665-3091.
Starr Country Map

South Padre Island

Location: UTRGV Coastal Studies Lab, 100 Marine Lab Drive, South Padre Island, Texas
Time: Office hours are Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Aquarium/Museum hours are Monday - Friday, 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.
The aquarium and museum are open to the public for self-guided tours Monday - Friday, 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Guided tours for organized groups are available by appointment.
For more information, call 956-761-2644.
South Padre Island Map