Student Resources

Whether you are looking for information on how to enroll in a UTRGV online program as a new student, wondering how to access technical support or curious how to access our library on your computer, we're ready to help now. Take a look below to see if we have the answers you need, if not, feel free to call us at 844-218-2727.

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Prospective Students

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Follow this link to get started with your online degree program from University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.

Current Students

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Current Students at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

As a student at UT Rio Grande Valley, you will play a vital role in not just the beginning of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, but in its legacy for decades to come. We have created an easy and seamless process for current students to continue their educational journeys at UTRGV.

You will have the choice to continue with your current degree plan, as long as you can complete that degree plan by 2019, or you may switch to the UTRGV degree plan after Fall 2015.

You can review the below documents for more information:

Learn more about your transition to UTRGV by calling 888.882.4026 or emailing


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Use our vast collection of books, periodicals, abstracts, scholarly research and much more.

Library Access

The UTRGV library is accessible online at As an online student at UTRGV you can enjoy the ability not only access our extensive library, but also view special collections and archives, arrange interlibrary loan requests and more.

Library information:

  • For general info, call: (956) 665-2005
  • For research help, call: (956) 665-2752

Technology Support

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MyUTRGV provides personalized access to announcements, information, services and resources in one centralized and secure website. Once you log into the portal you will have convenient access to various campus resources without having to log in again. You can also customize your experience in the portal by using themes and gadgets. Based on your feedback, we will be introducing new options and features to the portal regularly.


  • Track the status of financial aid processing
  • Register
  • Drop/withdraw
  • Accept financial aid award letters
  • Print unofficial transcripts

Assist Self Service

With Assist technology, students may access general academic and financial information from home or any place they have access to the web. Personal information is protected by the student's UTRGV username and password. Students receive these as part of the admission process. For assistance, students may contact the IT Help Desk.

  • View course details
  • View course syllabus
  • View required books and materials
  • View instructor vitae

Course Login - Blackboard

Students are able to access Blackboard through the myUTRGV portal.

Email - UTRGV Email

Go to and log in with your UTRGV username and password

The service is provided by Microsoft and consists of collaboration for email, calendaring, task management and online file storage for university students. Service remains available after the student is no longer enrolled or has not been inactive for 6 months.

Official Means of Communication with Students and UTRGV

The official means of communication with students from the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley regarding administrative issues is the UTRGV e-mail address assigned by the University. Important information, such as financial aid award notification, registration information, class wait list, payment deadlines, and how to access bills and grades, is sent to the student's UTRGV e-mail address. It is the student's responsibility to activate this address upon admission and check it often.