Meet your International Admissions Specialist

Your International Admissions Specialist is here to assist you during your admissions pocess to UTRGV. She is the first point of contact between prospective students at the Office of International Admissions and Student Services. The International Admissions Specialist plays an active role in coordinating international student events during your academic career.

Ms. Jessica Cantu

JESSICA CANTU, DSO

International Admissions Specialist - Undergraduate Admissions

Email: jessica.cantu@utrgv.edu | Phone: (956)882-8298

Ms. Jessica Cantu was born and raised in Rio Grande Valley. She started working at the counseling and career services office and then moved to the admissions office at The University of Texas at Brownsville. Jessica joined the Office of Global Engagement in 2010 as an International Admissions Specialist. Ms. Cantu has worked tirelessly on behalf of prospective international students for eight years. Jessica brings a wealth of knowledge, experience, and professionalism to this position, having personally assisted students from over 67 countries as they pursue higher education.

She likes to interact with international students and learn more about their customs and cultures. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, reading, and movies.