Unlock Your Potential at the University of Rio Grande

At the University of Rio Grande, student success is not just a goal; it’s a commitment. With a holistic approach to education and support, Rio Grande meets students where they are and opens the doors to where they want to go. 

As you embark on this exciting chapter in your life, you’re joining the Rio Family, a community full of passionate, caring people dedicated to your success. Whether you start right out of high school, return to complete your degree, or continue your education through job training or a career change, Rio Grande is there to help you achieve your goals.

Supporting your Journey

When you begin your higher education journey at Rio Grande, you’re never alone. Faculty, staff, and fellow students are dedicated to supporting you every step of the way. Here are some of the key services available to help you succeed:

Jenkins Academic Center: this center offers free academic support, including tutoring services, writing assistance and more. The Jenkins Academic Center is designed to help you achieve your best, ensuring you have the resources you need to excel in your studies.

Advising: success coaches are available to guide you through every step of your academic journey. Whether you need help selecting courses, navigating degree requirements, or planning your career path, Success Coaches are there to provide personalized guidance.

Financial Support: Rio Grande offers a range of financial support options, including scholarships, grants, and work-study programs. Their Financial Aid Assistance team is dedicated to helping you navigate the financial aspects of your education, ensuring you can focus on your studies without financial stress.

Health Services: a healthy campus is essential to a successful academic experience. Rio Grande provides comprehensive health services to support your well-being, including medical care, counseling, and wellness programs. 

Career Services: preparing for your future

Rio Grande offers a full range of career services to guide students through their academic journey and beyond, ensuring that they are well prepared for the job market. Their Handshake-powered platform facilitates seamless scheduling of appointments with advisors, dedicated to assisting students at every step of their career exploration and preparation.

Whether you need help choosing your major or program, honing your job search skills, crafting a compelling resume, mastering the art of networking and interviewing, or discovering valuable resources to secure your dream position, the Career Services team is ready to support you. The team serves undergraduates and graduates and extends our ongoing commitment to Rio alumni, helping them stay competitive in an ever-changing job market.

Ready to take the next step in your academic journey? Join the Rio Family. 

Apply now or schedule a virtual visit. For questions and more information, contact Marcus Illingworth, Student Success Coach and International Agency Coordinator.

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