General

Campus Auxiliary and Student Life

Campus Auxiliary Services will begin reopening services on campus effective Monday, June 1, and will operate in accordance with CDC, state and institutional guidelines.  Preventive measures will be exercised to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Preventive measures will be exercised including the required use of face coverings/masks, washing of hands, social distancing with floor markings, plexiglass barriers, de-densification by reducing to 25% occupancy, single-occupancy on-campus housing, increased cleaning and disinfection practices and contactless service. Some services will be provided on an appointment basis such as access to University Recreation, meeting room space in the Student Union, or housing move-in. Virtual services and activities will continue to be available throughout the summer.  Modifications may be implemented as conditions permit.

  • Hours (Subject to change. Please refer to the department’s website for updates)
    Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Safety and health requirements
    Facial covering, only students requesting services will be allowed into U Central.
  • Contact

Admissions: admissions@utrgv.edu 
Financial Aid: finaid@utrgv.edu
Registrars: registrar@utrgv.edu
U Central: ucentral@utrgv.edu

The following Campus Operations will be open on June 1st unless otherwise noted:


Campus Stores & Vaquero Tech Center

Summer Hours of operation:  Monday – Friday (10:00 am – 2:00 pm)
Website: www.bkstr.com/utrgvstore

  • Hours (Subject to change. Please refer to the department’s website for updates)
    Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Safety and health requirements
    Social distancing, plexiglass at checkout stations, seating will be closed, employees with wear face masks.
  • Contact
Edinburg
Phone: (956) 665-2227
Email: 1618mgr@follett.com 
  
Brownsville
Phone: (956) 882-8249
Email: 1507mgr@follett.com 

Dining Services

Dining service will be available in Edinburg and Brownsville during the summer.

  • Chick-Fil-A will re-open on June 4th in the Student Union in Edinburg
    • Summer Hours of service will be Monday – Thursday (11:00 am – 2:00 pm)
    • Contactless service available by ordering on GrubHub mobile app.
  • Hours (Subject to change. Please refer to the department’s website for updates)
    Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Safety and health requirements
    Social distancing, plexiglass at checkout stations, employees will be sanitizing, handwashing and wearing protective gear.
  • Contact

gilbert.garza@sodexo.com 
Edinburg: (956) 207-7344

  • Marketplace food kiosk will be available at MAIN in Brownsville on June 1st and is available 24/7. Food offerings include a variety of sandwiches, fruit or yogurt cups, fruit, protein bars, beverages, snacks.
  • Hours (Subject to change. Please refer to the department’s website for updates)
    Open 24/7
  • Safety and health requirements
    Social distancing
  • Contact

gilbert.garza@sodexo.com 
Brownsville: (956) 342-2274
Website: utrgvdining.sodexomyway.com/dining-near-me/resident-dining-hall


Housing and Residence Life

Student housing is available for on campus apartments for students who do not have a suitable housing alternative. Students will be assigned single-occupancy rooms. Visit our website for additional COVID-19-related changes. Starting on June 1, residents can apply for on campus housing and continue residing on campus with certain safety restrictions in place.

Virtual Hours of Operation (by appointment only): Monday – Friday (8 am – 5 pm)
Website: www.utrgv.edu/home

  • Hours (Subject to change. Please refer to the department’s website for updates)
    Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Safety and health requirements
    Social distancing, no visitors into resident areas, employees will wear face masks and gloves.
  • Contact

Email: home@utrgv.edu 
Edinburg: (956) 665-3439
Brownsville: (956) 882-7191