Student Organizations

Student Involvement oversees more than 250 student organizations that support the growth and development of students through a variety of interests, values and opportunities to experience leadership development, networking, professional growth, and volunteering. Student organizations help students discover and nurture their unique passions and individual potential.

The department assists students with registering organizations, providing leadership development and growth opportunities to all members, and advising and make recommendations related to student organizations.

Visit VLink to create a profile and get involved in UTRGV student life. Students can search for student organizations to join, events to attend, and keep track of their involvement on-campus.

Student organizations are categorized into the following:

  • Vackar College of Business and Entrepreneurship
  • College of Education and P-16 Integration
  • College of Engineering and Computer Science
  • College of Fine Arts
  • College of Health Affairs
  • College of Liberal Arts
  • College of Sciences
  • Cultural
  • Sorority
  • Fraternity
  • Honorary
  • Political
  • Recreational
  • Spiritual
  • Special Interest
  • Service

Student Organizations provide students the opportunity to become connected to the university, build a sense of community and friendships, discover their passions and strengths, and prepares them for their future careers.

If students are interested in creating a new student organization, they must print and sign a hardcopy of the Request for Permission to Temporarily Organize form. The form must be scanned and submitted on VLink form called Permission to Temporarily Organize.

The requirements to fulfill the request area as follows:

  1. A currently enrolled student must submit the form.
  2. The temporary organization must consist of no less than five (5) currently enrolled students.
  3. The temporary organization must have an advisor that is a full-time faculty or staff member that is at least twenty-one (21) years of age.

For more information on student organizations, please email us.