Week Of Welcome

Week of Welcome

Get ready to kick off the spring semester at Week of Welcome! Week of Welcome is the official welcoming experience for students; this campus-wide initiative takes place during the first week of the spring semester and will feature several signature events, as well as events and activities hosted by campus partners. Come meet other students, gain valuable knowledge on campus resources, and celebrate UTRGV’s culture and tradition.

Special thanks to our campus partners who helped make this week possible: Athletics, Campus Activities Board, Leadership & Mentoring, Student Media, Student Union, The Herd and University Recreation. 



Monday, January 13

 Info Depots

Info Depots

Not sure where to go on your first day of class? Student Activities has you covered with Info Depots. Located in various locations on the Brownsville and Edinburg campuses, they will set you up with a campus map, directions, snacks and event information. 

 

  • Brownsville: 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.

    Various Locations-Brownsville: BSTUN Lawn, BMAIN South Lawn, BSABH Lawn, BMAIN North Lawn, BMSLC Courtyard

     

  • Edinburg: 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.

    Various Locations-Edinburg: EHPE 1 & 2 Walkway, ELIBR Walkway, ELABN Walkway, ESSBL Walkway, & ESTUN North Lawn

     



Monday, January 13

Viva Vaqueros

Viva Vaqueros! 

  • Brownsville: 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

    Viva Vaqueros event is BRAND-NEW event that is focused on Vaquero pride.  Join the fun and discover the symbolism behind what it means to be a Vaquero. Students will have the chance to meet student organizations and university departments at the event.

    Don’t forget your Student ID for FREE activities, prizes and snacks.

    **Limited number of Week of Welcome shirts will be given out.**

    Location: Library Lawn (Rain Plan: Gran Salon)

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





Tuesday, January 14

 Info Depots

Info Depots

Not sure where to go on your first day of class? Student Activities has you covered with Info Depots. Located in various locations on the Brownsville and Edinburg campuses, they will set you up with a campus map, directions, snacks and event information.

For information or questions contact the Student Activities office at (956) 665-7364 or via email at studentactivities@utrgv.edu

  • Brownsville: 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.

    Various Locations-Brownsville:
    BSTUN Lawn, BMAIN South Lawn, BSABH Lawn, BMAIN North Lawn, BMSLC Courtyard
  • Edinburg: 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.

    Various Locations-Edinburg:
    EHPE 1 & 2 Walkway, ELIBR Walkway, ELABN Walkway, ESSBL Walkway, and ESTUN North Lawn


Tuesday, January 14

 Back to School Bash

Back to School Bash

  • BSTUN Lawn: 3:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

    Back to School Bash 

    is THE signature event for Week of Welcome! Stop by and meet student organizations and university departments.  

    Don’t forget your Student ID for FREE rides, games and s’mores. Bring cash if you want to purchase your favorite carnival snack. 

    For information or questions contact the Student Activities office at (956) 665-7364 or via email at studentactivities@utrgv.edu





Wednesday, January 15

Viva Vaqueros

Viva Vaqueros! 

  • EHPE1 Vaquero Village: 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

    Viva Vaqueros event is a BRAND-NEW event that is focused on Vaquero pride. Join the fun and discover the symbolism behind what it means to be a Vaquero. Students will have the chance to meet student organizations and university departments at the event.

    Don’t forget your Student ID for FREE activities, prizes and food.

    **Limited number of Week of Welcome shirts will be given out.**

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



Wednesday, January 15

 herd-handsign

The Herd: Rumble

  • EHPE1 Vaqueros Village: 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

    Come hang out with The HERD students and learn what it takes to be in the loudest student section of the WAC conference! You'll meet new friends, learn the cheers and chants to get you ready for the next home game! 

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





Thursday, January 16

Back to School Bash

Back to School Bash 

Parking Lot E16, EHPE 1 & 2 Walkway and EHPE 1 Lawn

  • Edinburg: 3:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

    Back to School Bash is THE signature event for Week of Welcome! Stop by and meet student organizations and university departments.

    Don’t forget your Student ID for FREE rides, games and s’mores. Bring cash if you want to purchase your favorite carnival snack.

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



Thursday, January 16

Women's Basketball vs. Seattle U

"Back to School Night"

  • Edinburg - EHPE1 Fieldhouse: 7 p.m.

    Stop by the Fieldhouse and support the Women's Basketball team as they take on Seattle U at the UtRGV Fieldhouse. 

    Students get ready for some giveaways during the Back to School Night Promo!!! 

    For information contact UTRGV Athletics at 956-665-7468 or via email at goutrgv@utrgv.edu