Frequently Asked Questions

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How do I access Blackboard?

From the UTRGV website you can access the MyUTRGV portal. After you login to the MyUTRGV portal you will see the Blackboard icon under “Applications”, simply click on that icon.

How can I access my courses?

First login to Blackboard and then check on the “My Courses” module. This module lists all the courses you are currently taking during the semester. Click on the course that you would like to access and explore the course content through it's menu.

When can I access my courses?

Courses in Blackboard will become available to students on the first day of the semester. 

Click on the following links to view more frequently asked questions for students and faculty.


How do I register for an online course?

You can search for online courses in the Course Schedule, once you find the courses that you would like to take, you can go ahead and register through ASSIST.

How do I access the course syllabus and requested course materials?

If your instructor provided this information, it could be found via ASSIST, the University Bookstore, and the Course Information Portal


How do I get admitted to UTRGV?

First you need to fill out your UTRGV application. Visit the links below for additional steps on how to apply.