To support the academic and administrative goals of The University of Texas-Pan American by providing services that will enhance the academic experienceThrough collaborative efforts and partnerships, we continuously strive to develop and enhance our services for the benefit of students and the broader University community. Auxiliary Services is committed to fostering an environment that promotes diversity and ethical professional standards throughout the ancillary enterprises at UTPA.
What is SPENT on campus, STAYS on campus
The proceeds generated by auxiliary operations goes back to support University initiatives and operations. We aim to continuously improve and support the UTPA campus experience!
The University has partnered with NEEBO to provide students with everything they need for class and to show their Bronc Pride! Their entire inventory of textbooks is rentable to offer the lowest prices for UTPA students. Their PRICE MATCH GUARANTEE assures that students who shop their books (even with online vendors like Amazon) will be given the same pricing – or better.
Centrally located on the 1st floor of the Library (across from Jazzman’s Cafe), the University Bookstore is a convenient location to purchase all your academic and spirit needs.
The BronCard is an all-in-one photo identification card that can be used to access a variety of services and buildings on campus. Cardholders can participate in Bronc Bucks, Dining Dollars, and Meal plans. Your BronCard will play a large part in your life at UTPA. It will allow you access to UTPA events, programs, and services.
Bronc Bucks is a pre-paid expense plan that can be used to make purchases at various campus locations. No need to carry cash or credit cards if you have your BronCard with Bronc Bucks available. Bronc Bucks can be purchased using cash, credit or financial aid. Locations accepting Bronc Bucks include all food service venues, University Bookstore, copy vending, laundry vending and the Student Union gameroom..
Facility Rentals for non-University requestors is available through our office. A variety of facilities for special events such as parties, conferences or workshops are available for an hourly rental rate.
*Compliance with Texas State regulations and UT System and institutional policies may impose certain restrictions associated with use of campus facilities.
Why chance losing your parking space when you have plenty of food choices on campus? Sodexo Campus Dining Services is the University’s food service partner to provide varied food options. Retail food operations are available in the Student Union, Library, Science, Visual Arts and Engineering buildings. An all-you-care-to-eat dining program is available in the Bronc Dining Hall. This great food value is available to the entire campus community. Frequent diners are encouraged to purchase a meal plan to save money and accommodate your dining needs. Catering Services are available with menu and price options to suit your budgetary and event needs..
Print Services has full service capabilities to handle everything from large format printing, window and floor decals, business cards, stationary as well as pre-press services such as design and typesetting, duplicating, color copying, expert printing, and complete bindery. We also provide print services needed for class projects such as lamination, flyers, posters, banners and pamphlets. .
Mail Services processes all incoming mail from the US Postal Service, as well as routing all Campus wide mail.
FREE transportation services are provided on and off campus. Bronc Express Shuttles provide on-campus transportation from remote parking areas to designated locations near academic buildings. Evening service is also provided to/from the McAllen Teaching Site (MTS) and the Visual Arts Building (VABL).
Valley Metro has been contracted to provide public transportation services to UTPA students. A valid BronCard is all you need to get transportation to/from UTPA. Valley Metro also provides services to municipalities, restaurants, shopping or entertainment locations throughout the Valley.
Vending Service operations offer a multitude of snack, coffee, soda, juice, sports drinks and water throughout campus. Credit cards are accepted at most snack and all beverage vending machines.
We also provide coin and BronCard operated laundry machines for Unity Hall and Heritage Hall. Photocopy machines are available at ARHU and the first floor of the Library