On Campus Services for UTPA Students
The mission of the Office for Victim Advocacy & Violence Prevention (OVAVP) is to work with students, staff, faculty, and community partners to strive for a campus free from interpersonal violence and to facilitate services for victims and survivors of sexual assault, dating and domestic violence, and stalking.
- Educational activities and prevention programs
- Support services such as weekly support groups
- A critical voice for promoting change in beliefs and policies that marginalize members of the campus community who identify as survivors or victims of interpersonal violence.
Student health services offers general medical care, Women's Wellness, Skin Care, STD Screening, routine immunizations, HIV testing, and TB testing. Houses a Class D pharmacy and carries over-the-counter items.
Counseling and psychological Services helps students with their personal concerns so they can meet the daily challenges of student life.
The University Police Department, a Division of the University of Texas System Police, is responsible for the welfare of faculty, staff, students and visitors on campus, as well as the protection of university assets.
The Office of Institutional Equity (OIE) is responsible for handling complaints of Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Sexual Misconduct and/or Sexual Violence; Ensuring UTPA’s compliance with federal and state laws with equal opportunity and affirmative action; and compliance in the administration of Title IX.
For RGV Residents
The CAP Clinic serves the community's mental health needs by providing counseling and assessment services free of charge.