Second Life for Students

Second Life is an online virtual world used in some courses to create an immersive learning environment. By using this technology instructors can maximize participation and create an online community amongst students. 

Please refer to the following links and resources to learn how to get started with Second Life Viewer. Additional resources and tutorials can be found via the Introduction to Second Life Blackboard course. 

Current version:

Second Life Viewer

Browsers / Devices / Requirements:
  • Windows: 7, 8 or 10
  • Mac: OS X 10.9 or higher

Getting Started:


NOTE: These videos may mention "UTPA" and "UT Pan American," please use "UTRGV" instead. 

Getting Started:
Your Second Life Classroom:
Building Items: