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READY FOR A SUMMER LIFTOFF?

We're making it sunnier for you!

ALL eligible students registered with us for 6 credits or more, by MondayMay 3rd, will receive up to $500 to cover tuition and mandatory fee balances after financial aidThis credit will be applied to your tuition and mandatory fees - you'll appreciate having a reduced tuition.

Who qualifies for the $500?

CONTINUING UNDERGRADSFRESHMENGRADUATE STUDENTS

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You didn't think we'd let you come back without some fresh swag, did you?

ALL eligible students will be officially welcomed back during the Fall 2020 term in proper UTRGV fashion by receiving a special edition #RallyTheValley T-shirt. 

Because we all need to look (and feel) our best when we finally return to campus.

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Our top priority is to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Next, we want to ensure this pandemic doesn’t negatively impact your progress toward your degree. We are focused on supporting your educational goals and have initiatives currently available to help you now.


Student Emergency Fund

We have awarded more than $600,000 directly to those of you facing financial hardship because of the pandemic. We will add additional funds from the university’s CARES Act allocation to the fund, so we can assist even more of you now.

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Starting 2021 

with some FREE cash?

Working toward a graduate degree requires your full attention. That's why we're giving all eligible students in a graduate program, registered for 6 or more credits, up to $500.

If you're registered by May 3rd, you'll receive up to $500 for Summer 2021.

Traditional Students

$500

Tuition and Mandatory Fees

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If you're registered by May 3rd, for 6 credit hours or more,  you've got up to $500 coming for your Summer 2021 semester.

Keep Your V's Up!

Are you the ambitious go getter ready to get a head start on your college career? Then registering for Summer Semester is the way to go!

We're helping make the transition to college life a lot smoother with some tuition and fees relief. Enroll now for summer classes and start your university studies with a little less to worry about.

All freshmen who graduated from high school in or after May 2021 and are registered for at least 6 credit hours, are eligible to receive up to $500 SUMMER LIFTOFF for tuition and mandatory fees for Summer 2021 .

If you're just starting or continuing a fully online graduate program (for example, any accelerated online program or traditional online program) this Summer, chances are, you're already ahead of the curve. To help you stay there, we're giving all eligible online students registered for 6 or more credits, up to $500  for Summer 2021. All funds will post directly to your student account.

Online Students

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Tuition Relief

$500

Tuition and Mandatory Fees

$500 for Tuition and Mandatory Fees

$500 Tuition and Mandatory Fees

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UTRGV SUMMER LIFTOFF $500
What exactly is the SUMMER LIFTOFF?
  • UTRGV SUMMER LIFTOFF

  • Students who are eligible for SUMMER LIFTOFF (see below for eligibility criteria) will receive up to $500 applied toward tuition and mandatory fees, after current Federal and State aid (like Federal Summer Pell Grant and Summer Boost), scholarships (like Graduate Dean’s Scholarship), and other gift aid are applied. SUMMER LIFTOFF is posted directly on the student’s account.

Is SUMMER LIFTOFF considered a loan?

No, SUMMER LIFTOFF is not considered a loan, and does not require repayment.

What costs are covered by SUMMER LIFTOFF?

Up to $500 of tuition and mandatory fees.

Does SUMMER LIFTOFF cover mandatory fees?

Yes, mandatory fees are covered by SUMMER LIFTOFF.

Who is eligible for SUMMER LIFTOFF?
ALL students — New and continuing undergraduate, graduate, transfer, and transient (non-UTRGV students), including international students, and students in Accelerated Online Programs who meet the enrollment criteria are eligible for SUMMER LIFTOFF.
Will the award be automatically applied to my bill?
Eligible students meeting the enrollment deadline will have the award automatically applied.
When will I receive SUMMER LIFTOFF?
Eligible students meeting the enrollment deadline will have the award applied prior to the summer tuition due date.
What are the required enrollment criteria to receive SUMMER LIFTOFF?
Students must enroll in six hours in one summer session, or over the course of both summer sessions, by May 3, 2021.
Is there a cutoff date for enrollment to get SUMMER LIFTOFF?
Yes, students must enroll by May 3, 2021.
If I am enrolled in all online courses for Summer 2021, do I qualify for SUMMER LIFTOFF?

ALL courses, online and in-person, will qualify for SUMMER LIFTOFF.

No, a financial-aid application is not required.

Do I need to have a financial aid application (FAFSA or TASFA) in order to receive SUMMER LIFTOFF?

No, a financial aid application is not required.

Do I need to apply to receive SUMMER LIFTOFF?

No application is required. UTRGV will identify students who meet the enrollment and eligibility criteria.

Is SUMMER LIFTOFF awarded on a first-come-first-serve basis?

No, all students who meet the enrollment and eligibility criteria will receive an award.

How will SUMMER LIFTOFF be determined?

We know summer school is a commitment of your time and money. Every student who enrolls in six hours in one summer session or over the course of both summer sessions is eligible for up to $500 applied toward tuition and mandatory fees, after your current Federal and State aid (like Federal Summer Pell Grant and Summer Boost Grant), scholarships, and other gift aid is applied. Any remaining tuition and mandatory balance not covered by the above programs can be covered by SUMMER LIFTOFF up to $500.

Can I get partial SUMMER LIFTOFF if I enroll in less than 6 hours?

No, there are no partial awards for less than six-hour enrollment. You must enroll in six hours in one summer session, or over the course of both summer sessions.

What if I need less than 6 hours to graduate in summer 2021?
An exception will be made if you have submitted a Summer 2021 graduation application and your DegreeWorks reflects less than six hours needed to graduate.
Do I get extra SUMMER LIFTOFF funds if I enroll in more than 6 hours?

The SUMMER LIFTOFF maximum award is $500.

If I have graduated but still want to take some classes during the summer, will I be eligible for SUMMER LIFTOFF?
Yes, all students who meet the enrollment and eligibility criteria can receive SUMMER LIFTOFF, up to $500.
If I already paid for Summer, can I get a reimbursement if I meet the requirements?
Yes, you can still receive SUMMER LIFTOFF. If you meet the enrollment requirements, the SUMMER LIFTOFF amount you are eligible to receive will be applied to your student account. Any credit created due to an out-of-pocket payment you already have made will be refunded to you.
Do hours in graduate certificate programs count towards the 6-hour requirement?
Yes, enrollment in courses towards graduate certificate programs will be counted towards the six-hour enrollment requirement.
How is UTRGV able to do this?
We have been assessing the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic associated with moving courses online and limiting on-campus operations and have been developing plans to assist students in continuing their education in light of these changes and disruptions. The SUMMER LIFTOFF program is a result of this ongoing assessment process. UTRGV is committed to helping you address the changes and disruptions related to how we must operate currently, and financially assist you if you choose to continue your progress toward your degree.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

You're the student who wants to get ahead. Or maybe life happened, and you need to play catch up. Whatever your situation is, we've got you covered.

This coming Summer  ALL eligible students may receive up to $500 for tuition and mandatory fees. Once all financial aid has been applied to your student account, we'll cover the balance up to $500.

Each eligible undergraduate and graduate student, who registers for 6 credits or more for Summer 2021, will receive their SUMMER LIFTOFFTo be eligible you must enroll for classes by Monday, May 3, 2021.

We're committed to your safety and success.

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UTRGV Swag!

$500 for Tuition and Mandatory Fees

When You Register by May 3rd

+

You didn't think we'd let you come back without some fresh swag, did you?

ALL eligible students will be officially welcomed back during the Fall 2020 term in proper UTRGV fashion by receiving a special edition #RallyTheValley T-shirt. 

Because we all need to look (and feel) our best when we finally return to campus.

Eligible students who meet all requirements, will receive up to $500 toward their tuition and mandatory fee balances.

So, what are you waiting for? Register for 6 credits or more today, and make this sunny season a whole lot brighter with SUMMER LIFTOFF!

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Enrolled for Summer classes? 

SWAG PACKS will be sent out after June 4th (for Summer I) and after July 13th (for Summer II)

Enrolled for Summer classes? 

SWAG PACKS

will be sent out after June 4th (for Summer I) and after July 13th (for Summer II)

Working toward a graduate degree requires your full attention. That's why we're giving all eligible students in a graduate program, registered for 6 or more credits, up to $500.

If you're registered by May 3rd, you'll receive up to $500 for Summer 2021.

Traditional Students

$500

Tuition and Mandatory Fees

Register for Classes

If you're just starting or continuing a fully online graduate program (for example, any accelerated online program or traditional online program) this Summer, chances are, you're already ahead of the curve. To help you stay there, we're giving all eligible online students registered for 6 or more credits, up to $500  for Summer 2021. All funds will post directly to your student account.

Online Students

Up to

 $250 

Tuition Relief

$500

Tuition and Mandatory Fees

Register for Classes

GRADUATE STUDENTS

AND THAT'S NOT ALL!  

$500 CASH GRANT FOR QUALIFYING STUDENTS.

We're supporting your academic, financial, and total well-being.

$500 for Tuition and Mandatory Fees

LAST CHANCE

Registration Until

JUNE 1st

ENROLL NOW

$1000 

Tuition Relief

FREE

Zone 2

Parking Pass

for Summer 

and Get:

UTRGV Fall & Spring Relief Package Image
Image of a large, white cloud with black  and orange text inside of it

Starting 2021 

with some FREE cash?

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Now that's a Relief!

ENROLL NOW

AND THAT'S NOT ALL!  

$500 Cash Grant for Qualifying Students.


We're supporting your academic, financial, and total well-being.