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Current Announcements

Be Aware: Light it up Blue!

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Join the Biomedical Association, the Center for Civic Engagement and the Office of Student Engagement and Light it up Blue. Celebrate World Autism Awareness Day by wearing blue and participating in fun interactive activities. Get your face painted, take a blue selfie, participate in an obstacle course,

A Real Autism Talk: Assessment, Instruction, and Parenting

Thursday, April 02, 2015

This is a panel of researchers, practitioners and parents who will share their research findings, experiences and strategies for working with children with Autism. The Panel will provide updated information regarding assessment, instruction and parenting tips. Kappa Delta Pi Omicron Eta Chapter is the

Mark Twain Live featuring Dr. W. F. Strong

Thursday, April 02, 2015

The price of the ticket includes hors d'oeuvres. Beverages for sale.
Proceeds benefitting The Communication Council at The University of Texas at Brownsville.

Intensive English Grammar and Conversation Courses offered in May

Saturday, April 04, 2015

The Language Institute will be offering two intensive courses during the month of May: Basic Intensive Grammar and Intensive Conversation. These courses will be offered Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to noon beginning April 4 and ending May 4. For more information, please

5K Run/Walk: A Healthy Me is Alcohol Free

Saturday, April 04, 2015

University Recreation and Student Health Services will be hosting a 5K Run/Walk from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 4. It is open to the entire community. Please register at the Casa Bella fitness center or call 956-882-7176 and ask for Kevin or Jennifer. You may also register online at

Science Cafe Monday, April 6

Monday, April 06, 2015

The April Brownsville Science Cafe will be Monday, April 6 at El Hueso de Fraile in downtown Brownsville. Join us for a fun informal evening of talks and discussion with local experts on a wide range of topics including science, art, and humanities. Treats and beverages will be available for purchase

Charles "Chip" Dameron Book Signing

Thursday, April 09, 2015

Charles (Chip) Dameron, Professor Emeritus of English, has just published Waiting for an Etcher, his sixth collection of poems. From life along the South Texas border to travels abroad to the vitality of family bonds, Waiting for an Etcher provides a series of memorable images and insights. Here

Last Mathematics and Science Academy Informational Session for Fall 2015

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Do you know anyone who is ready for the Mathematics and Science Academy challenge, and who wants to be a part of our award-winning high school program for students gifted in math and science? At MSA, students take classes from university faculty with current UTRGV students in an environment of close

Project Space: STARGATE Talks

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Join us for an insightful presentation and talk brought by United Brownsville, "Just Google It", a brief history of the Android and aspects of innovation with Google.
Keynote speaker is Christopher R. Wren, Ph.D., Maker on the Android Framework Team.

University Library Presents “Vaquero: Genesis of the Texas Cowboy”

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The University Library cordially invites you to come join us for the photographic exhibition entitled, “Vaquero: Genesis of the Texas Cowboy”. This exhibit is comprised of photographs taken in the early 1970’s, when noted Texas historian Joe Frantz offered Bill Wittliff, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity

Professional Development Conference

Thursday, April 16, 2015

The Professional Development Conference within the National Student Employment Week Celebration will present the "Professional Fashion Show" ( modeling runway/pasarela), and the recipients of the "Student Employee of the Year" and "Supervisor of the Year" award

UTRGV Athletic Drum Line Auditions

Monday, April 20, 2015

UTRGV Athletic Drum Line Auditions Brownsville Campus are April 20, April 27 and May 4 from 5–7 p.m. in the Music Building(TSC Campus).

The UTRGV Athletic Drum Line performs at events sponsored by Student Government and Student Life on and off campus. Events may include but

Campus Title IX Informational Seminars

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Presented by the Dean of Students, Student Health Services, and Office of Student Rights & Responsibilities:
Sexual Discrimination, Harassment and Misconduct
•Overview of Title IX Policy and Campus Procedures
•Information on Reporting Options
•Information on Campus and Community

Need to learn or improve your English?

Monday, June 08, 2015

The Language Institute is now registering for the Summer 2015 English courses. Open to all adults. Session runs from June 08 to Aug. 11. Courses are offered mornings, evenings and Saturday. For more information, call us at 956-882-4178.

Ongoing Announcements

Schlitterbahn SPI tickets available

Thursday, March 26, 2015

On sale now (until 5/15/15):
Adult Season Pass - $113
Child Season Pass - $83
Purchase season passes at the UTB Accounting & Finance Cashier Windows at Main.... More >>

UTRGV Account for Applicants

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Account activation emails are on the way to UTRGV applicants. Current UTB and UTPA students will receive activation emails in April.

Due to the number of applicants, emails will be sent over the rest of this week.... More >>

Time and Effort Certification (March 23, 2015- April 6, 2015)

Monday, March 23, 2015

Time & Effort certification, for both the Summer 2014 and Fall 2014 semesters, will open on March 23, 2015 and close April 6, 2015 . (Certifications for the Summer 2014 and Fall 2014 periods were delayed due to the upgrade implementation of the Effort Certification and Reporting Technology (ECRT)... More >>

Financial Aid Summer Request Form is now available on UTB Online

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

The Summer 2015 Request Form for Financial Aid is available via UTB Online. Grant funding is available on a first come, first serve basis. 
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Health and Wellness Series

Monday, February 16, 2015

Student Health Services in collaboration with the Campus Suicide Prevention Program and Substance Abuse and HIV Prevention Program invite you to start the semester with healthier life choices by attending four free sessions from noon to 1 p.m. in Salon Cassia in the following days: Feb.... More >>

Pre-health Scholarships

Monday, February 16, 2015

Every semester the Office of Health Professions Careers awards 10 scholarships to top pre-health students. Scholarship awards range from $400 to $800. Scholarships will be awarded for Spring and Summer semesters. Visit the Office of Health Professions Careers in the Life Health Science Building (LHSB)... More >>

Acceptance to Houston Medical School

Monday, February 16, 2015

The Office of Health Professions Careers has opened applications for the Houston Assured Admissions Program for Medical School. The Houston Assured Admission program provides students with early admission to the Houston Medical School. Students will have an opportunity to interview at UTHSC Medical School... More >>

Ocelot Chess Club Tournaments - Spring 2015

Saturday, January 31, 2015

For about a decade the UTB Chess Program has been one of the strongest in the whole country. We are the current Texas champions. You may see our best players during training tournaments every Saturday at Salon Gardenia / Student Union. The tournaments begin at 10 a.m. Moreover all the UTB faculty, staff,... More >>

SGA Meetings

Friday, January 30, 2015

As the semester progresses, the SGA will be working hard to continue to represent the UTB students not only when it comes to UTB related affairs, but also with the exciting development of UTRGV. If you want to voice your opinions, join us every other Friday from 5-6 p.m. in Main 2.502. Remember,... More >>

SMART Recovery

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Discover the power of choice with the alternative recovery meeting. We are a self-empowering, abstinence based, support group (not a 12-step program).... More >>

Overeaters Anonymous

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Free and open to all UTB students, faculty and staff Every Wednesday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in Cortez Hall, Room 220... More >>


Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Pregnancy, Infant and Child Loss Support Group Every other wednesday beginning Jan. 28, 2015... More >>

Library Instructional Workshops

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Are you having difficulty getting started with your research?
Visit your University Library for hands-on workshops which are designed specifically to help you succeed in obtaining the scholarly resources to ace your research paper and other class assignments.

Free Tabata classes at 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays

Monday, January 26, 2015

Students, faculty and staff are welcome to join a workout that will help increase strength, flexibility, and gain muscle while improving mental and physical well-being from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays.... More >>

Free yoga classes at 5:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday

Monday, January 26, 2015

Put your mind and body at ease from 5:30-6:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. Students, staff and faculty are welcome.... More >>

Free Zumba classes at 5:30 p.m. Mondays

Monday, January 26, 2015

Stay in shape while having fun from 5:30-6:30p.m. every Monday at the Garza Gym. Students, faculty and staff welcome. ... More >>

Chillout Sessions

Monday, January 26, 2015

Relaxation Group meeting in Cortez 220 every other Monday beginning Jan. 26, 2015 Take some time for yourself. Learn effective ways to relax your mind and body.... More >>

Busy Moms

Friday, January 23, 2015

Bring your lunch and join us every Friday from 12-1 p.m. starting Jan. 23, 2015 to May 1, 2015 in Cortez 220. Students, staff and faculty are welcome.... More >>

Library Instructional Sessions

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Library Instructional Sessions
The University Library is hosting a series of instructional sessions throughout the Spring 2015 semester. The sessions are open to the entire academic community. All sessions are held at the University Library, Room 1.118.
Mondays... More >>

Life Improvement For Everyone

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Student Health Services will provide confidential peer support, cooking demonstrations, tips and best practices for exercising, healthy living, and nutritional eating. Open to students, staff and faculty from noon to 1 p.m. Jan. 14 and 28, Feb. 11 and 25, March 11 and 25, April 8 and 22,... More >>

UTB Food Pantry

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Here to help end hunger on campus. Join our initiative by donating nonperishables or hygiene products any time. Click on the link for more details. ... More >>

UTB Student Health Insurance 2014-2015

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Need to purchase a student health insurance plan? You may purchase medical/dental for yourself, spouse, and/or children.... More >>
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