Spirit Week

UTRGV Spirit Week

The time to showcase your Vaquero spirit and school pride is here!

Join the Campus Activities Board and The Herd as they lead you through a week full of activities and celebrations in spirit, pride and tradition. 

Spirit Week is celebrated every October in honor of all Vaqueros and student athletes, to ignite school pride and paint the university ORANGE!

"UTRGV Groove" 

Tie-Dye Shirts

Brownsville, STUN Lawn 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.| Edinburg, STUN East Patio, 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Join the Campus Activities Board for a Dye It Yourself Party! Show us your creativity and school pride in a groovy way!  

Shirts and supplies will be provided for FREE to students with a valid UTRGV ID.  

For more information or accommodations contact the Campus Activities Board at (956) 665-7991 or cab@utrgv.edu.

"It's going to be a MAGICAL day with CAB"

BSTUN El Comedor | ESTUN Commons | 12:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. 

Stop by and decorate your own headband in honor of Spirit Week. 

Supplies are FREE to students with a valid UTRGV ID. 

For more information and accommodations contact the Campus Activities Board at cab@utrgv.edu


The Herd is turning 2!


The Herd is throwing a one of a kind bash only like they can. Two parties for two amazing years of school spirit and pride. 

Join us at one or both of the celebrations! 

Brownsville: Library Lawn, 12 p.m. - 2 p.m. 

Edinburg: Quad, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. 

For information or accommodations contact The Herd at theherdyall@utrgv.edu

Vaqueros on the Mic

Show off your Musical Talent at one of the Campus Activities Board signature events!  Students on both the Brownsville and Edinburg campus will have the opportunity to showcase their talents. 

BSTUN El Comedor, 12 p.m. - 2 p.m. | ESTUN Commons, 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Event is free and open at all UTRGV Students with a valid student ID. 

For more information or accommodations contact CAB at (956) 665-7991 or email them at  cab@utrgv.edu.

Join us for the UTRGV Madness Block Party to get ready and all decked out in UTRGV Orange.  Then make your way into the Fieldhouse for a night of spirit, pride and traditions with your Vaqueros!

Upload your photos to Twitter and Instagram with the hashtag #UTRGVMadness to see yourself on the videoboard during throughout the night.

UTRGV Madness is free to the public.

 UTRGV Madness Block Party 






Block Party | Fieldhouse Parking Lot | 7 p.m. 

Student Activities along with Parent and Family welcome all Vaqueros to join us for an evening full of fun, food,  games, and Vaquero spirit.  Participate in games to find out who is the most spirited, play a game of  UTRGV Loteria, take pictures and get your limited edition Spirit Week t-shirt.  Free hamburgers and hot dogs will be served throughout the event. 

For information or accommodations contact Student Activities at (956) 665-7364 or email studentactivities@utrgv.edu



Fieldhouse | 9 p.m. 

Don't miss the most exciting event of the school year! Bring your friends to #UTRGVMadness on Friday, Oct. 18 at the UTRGV Fieldhouse as we close out Spirit Week with a bang!

The night introduce our UTRGV men’s and women’s basketball teams and feature a student organization dance. There will be plenty of music, prizes, and GLOW!

Sign up for the student org dance off here: https://utrgv.campuslabs.com/engage/submitter/form/start/335046

• Best Choreography: Complexity, Authenticity and Execution
• Best Music Mix: Originality, Balance and Relevance
• People's Choice: Decided by a digital contest during the event
• Most Creative Attire: Originality, Theme and Creativity
• Best Rookie Organization: Best group that did not participate in last year's contest.

For more information or accommodations contact UTRGV Athletics at (956) 665-7468.