Re-Apply to a Graduate Program

Students wishing to be re-admitted into the UTRGV Graduate College can start readmission application here.  Students may only use this application to return to a graduate program to which they have previously been admitted and enrolled in.  You should use this application after a 1 to 5 year leave of absence.  

Please note the following:

*Students must formally apply to the graduate program and submit all admissions requirements if they:

  • Were on academic suspension during their last term or
  • Have been out of the graduate program for more than 5 years

* Please note that coursework for graduate degrees must be completed within the following time periods:

  • Master's Students: 7 years
  • Doctoral Students: 10 years

Your application for continuation in the graduate program will be forwarded to the corresponding program director for approval. Under certain circumstances, the program director may decide that the student needs to submit a new application for admission.

If you have any additional questions, please, email the Graduate College at or contact us in one of our offices:

Brownsville Campus
One West University Blvd., Sabal Hall 1.202
(956) 882-6552
Edinburg Campus
1201 W. University Dr., MASS 1.158
(956) 665-3661
Term Application Deadline First Class Day
Spring 2018 January 1, 2019 January 14, 2019
Summer I 2018 May 20, 2019 June 3, 2019
Summer II 2018 June 27, 2019 July 11, 2019
Fall 2018 August 12, 2019 August 26, 2019


Clery Act

The Campus Security and Fire Safety report includes information on security policies and crime data for the previous three years.

The report is available on the University Police website. You can request a hard copy of the report from the University Police Department located at 2671 FJRM Ave. Brownsville, TX 78520 or 501 N. Sugar Road Edinburg, TX 78539, (956) 882-7777.