Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

COVID-19 - Coronavirus Disease 2019

Self-Reporting Travel Form

UTRGV has suspended travel to all international and certain domestic destinations. With the recent rapid changes in and global spread of COVID-19, UTRGV is strongly discouraging all personal domestic and international travel. Therefore, all University employees and students returning from travel, regardless of location, are required to report their travel to the University. Please complete this form to let us know about your recent travel or your upcoming travel plans.

Campus Updates

03/24/20: ACTION: LinkedIn Resources

03/23/20: COVID-19 (coronavirus) Update: Cameron County Order

03/23/20: Video: Vaqueros, in uncertain times like these, we want to remind you we are in this together!

03/21/20: URGENT: Actions for Human Subject Research during COVID-19 Outbreak

03/20/20: COVID-19 (coronavirus) Update: Travel

03/20/20: Message from the President

03/20/20: Temporary change to travel approval requirements

03/19/20: Proposal and Grant Guidance Regarding COVID-19

03/18/20: COVID-19 (coronavirus) Update: Travel

03/18/20: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update: Commencement

03/18/20: Message from IT regarding Coronavirus Scammers

03/17/20: COVID-19 (coronavirus) Update: Reminders

03/17/20: COVID-19 (coronavirus) Update: Travel

03/16/20: COVID-19 (coronavirus) Update: Travel

03/13/20: CORRECTION - COVID-19 Update: Travel

03/13/20: Message from the UTRGV President: COVID-19 Update - Campus Operations

03/13/20: Message from UT Health RGV on Coronavirus: Personal travel to affected areas

03/12/20: Message from the UTRGV President regarding COVID-19

03/11/20: Message from University Marketing & Communication: COVID-19 Campus Update

03/11/20: Message from the Office of the EVP for Academic Affairs: Academic Continuity Update

03/10/20: Message from UT Benefits: Important Benefits Update Regarding COVID-19

03/10/20: Message from Travel Services Office: Travel Restrictions University Notice

03/06/20: Message from UT Health RGV: Employee and Student Resources for COVID-19

03/06/20: Message from the UTRGV President regarding COVID-19

03/06/20: Message from the UTRGV President regarding COVID-19

03/02/20: UTRGV Travel Notice COVID-19 Update

02/11/20: UT Health RGV flu season and novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) update

01/31/20: UTRGV Travel Notice to China

01/24/20: UTHealthRGV flu season and novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) update

What you need to know about COVID-19

What is COVID-19?


Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a virus that can spread via person-to-person contact. Cases have been identified in growing number of international locations. In the USA, cases are reported mostly in travelers returning from Wuhan City, China.

Protect Yourself

Protect Yourself

COVID-19 prevention and treatment information provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Travel Information

Travel Information

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Travel Health Notices inform travelers and clinicians about current health issues that impact travelers' health, like disease outbreaks, in specific international destinations.

Help prevent the spread of respiratory diseases like COVID-19

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If neither are available, use an alcohol-based handrub.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.