The center assists students in certifying education benefits, advocating for services, developing projects to unite the university with our local community, providing counseling services specifically for veterans, and promoting student involvement through the Student Veterans of America National Organization. We are proud to assist those who have served our country and are committed to helping military students and their military families start or continue their education. Our ultimate goal at UTRGV is to provide an academically challenging environment to help you succeed in the next phase of your professional life.


UTRGV Military & Veterans Success Center embraces the following values:


We appreciate your service and understand the diversity of thought and experience you bring to the university. Our calling is to serve those who have served.


We will connect you to campus and community resources enhancing your overall college experience to provide a greater chance of successful academic achievement and degree completion.


We treat everyone with the dignity and respect that you have earned and that we all expect from others.


We provide an encouraging environment that is focused on your success and development.


Name Title Email Campus
VACANT Director Brownsville
Elda Arriaga Assistant Director elda.arriaga@utrgv.edu Edinburg
Edgar Vasquez Program Coordinator edgar.vasquez01@utrgv.edu Edinburg
VACANT Program Coordinator Brownsville
Javier Badillo Academic Advisor javier.badillo@utrgv.edu Edinburg
VACANT Administrative Assistant I Brownsville