Vaquero Roundup

Frequently Asked Questions:

Who has to attend Vaquero Roundup?
All new "Entering Freshman" students registered to begin classes in Summer I, Summer II or Fall 2019 as “official” college students.  This means anyone who has recently graduated high school in May/June 2019.

What is Vaquero Roundup?
Vaquero Roundup is the 2nd and most important part of your mandatory New Student Orientation. It is a 1-day interactive welcome event that kicks off the fall semester before the first class day, Monday, August 26th!

When is Vaquero Roundup?
You have two options, August 21st on the Brownsville Campus or August 23rd on the Edinburg Campus. Students who registered for one of these two dates when selecting their orientation date on ASSIST will  be reminded of the date selected via phone, email, and postcard. 

Where is Vaquero Roundup held?
On both the UTRGV Edinburg and Brownsville campuses, depending on the date selected.

Why do I have to attend Vaquero Roundup?
Because it is the 2nd and most important part to completing your orientation to UTRGV! There is so much UTRGV has to offer that we just could not cover it all in the 1-day orientation sessions. We do NOT want for you to miss out on anything as a student so we want to make sure you have all the information available. Even though this event is mandatory it does NOT mean it will be boring, check out last year's "Vaquero Roundup" in the Photo Gallery link below. We all had a blast and look forward to 2019 because it will definitely be bigger and better. We look forward to seeing you in V Nation!

Click Here for Vaquero Roundup Photo Gallery