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UTRGV finance student Selene Salinas Elizondo, seen here at the UTRGV President's Office on the Edinburg Campus, displays her winning design.

Finance major takes top prize in UTRGV 2016 holiday card contest


The holidays mean so many things to so many people. For Selene Salinas Elizondo, 21, the holidays mean tradition, family and a $1,000 scholarship.


President’s Message: SACSCOC Update


Today, the SACS Commission on Colleges (COC) notified UTRGV that it is being placed on probation for the next twelve months. Please note that during this time, UTRGV remains fully accredited and the academic and administrative operations of the institution will continue as they have in the past.

Strategic planning process

Follow along as we develop our founding Strategic Plan


The development of our founding strategic plan is well underway. This is a campus-wide initiative, and you can follow the progress and provide input and feedback on the strategic planning process website by clicking above.


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Martin Luther King Day Celebrated, Monday January 16th 2017

Make it a memorable day

Calling individuals, student organizations and campus departments: Sign up as a volunteer to serve on projects being hosted throughout the Rio Grande Valley community. UTRGV’s goal is 1,000 volunteers!

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Tune up in 2017

Registration opening soon for the spring semester at the Music Academy. Vocal and instrumental lessons are offered for musicians and would-be musicians of all ages – toddlers, tweens, teens, 20s… and beyond!



Win a $500 scholarship

BISD juniors, seniors and their parents are invited to meet with UTRGV representatives to learn about programs of study, admissions, financial aid, scholarships, housing and campus life.

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Rio Grande City

UTRGV's Starr County Upper-Level Center in Rio Grande City offers courses in bilingual education, criminal justice, history, English, and anthropology.

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Our 186-acre campus in Edinburg features a new Wellness Center, new residence hall, and a covered walkway that spans the perimeter of campus.

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The McAllen Teaching Site offers education and business courses, primarily serving professionals in the city of McAllen.

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Harlingen is home to the Regional Academic Health Center and UTRGV's 15,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art Smart Hospital and technology complex.

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South Padre Island

UTRGV's Coastal Studies Lab is located on South Padre Island, serves as our marine biology laboratory, and offers graduate level biology courses.

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Our 320-acre campus in Brownsville provides students with state-of-the-art facilities and technology, as well as beautiful architecture and a scenic oxbow lake.

A University for the Valley