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Student Emergency Fund
Help a student experiencing an unexpected emergency

The purpose of the Student Emergency Fund is to provide limited financial assistance to currently enrolled students who are experiencing financial challenges related to a sudden emergency, accident, or unforeseen event. In 2020, the Student Emergency Fund provided relief to students facing challenges due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

During the pandemic, many students lost jobs, some incurred unexpected moving and travel expenses, while others were stranded for some time, unable to return home to be with their families. UTRGV committed itself to face the crisis head-on; in a time of uncertainty, students were the guiding light, and the University did not waver in its commitment to their well-being. As the University continues to pivot to overcome the challenges presented by the pandemic, it maintains its steadfast commitment to the safety of its students. Your gift to the Student Emergency Fund will demonstrate the collective strength and generosity that exemplifies the Vaquero family.

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Top Programs by Amount Raised
Check out the programs bringing in the most dollars raised on UTRGV Day of Giving!
Rank Program / Department Raised
1 School of Medicine $107,350.00
2 Athletics $56,047.00
3 Center for Latin American Arts $26,000.00
4 Area of Greatest Need $20,656.00
5 Vackar College of Business & Entrepreneurship $19,715.00
6 College of Education & P-16 Integration $4,715.00
7 College of Health Professions $4,055.00
8 College of Liberal Arts $2,705.00
9 President's Circle $2,075.00
10 Student Emergency Fund $1,835.00
11 Student Food Pantry $1,670.00
12 College of Sciences $1,320.00
13 College of Fine Arts $1,105.00
14 Campus Food Security Initiative $965.00
15 College of Engineering & Computer Science $800.00
16 University Libraries $270.00
17 Military and Veterans Success Center $200.00
18 School of Social Work $175.00
19 University Recreation (UREC) $125.00
20 South Texas Diabetes & Obesity Institute $50.00
21 School of Nursing $25.00
22 Entrepreneurship and Commercialization Center $20.00
23 Graduate College $0.00
24 Honors College $0.00
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Top Programs by Number of Donors
Check out the programs with the most donors on UTRGV Day of Giving!
Rank Program / Department Donors
1 Area of Greatest Need 76
2 Vackar College of Business & Entrepreneurship 42
3 College of Health Professions 28
4 Athletics 27
5 College of Education & P-16 Integration 22
6 Student Food Pantry 22
7 School of Medicine 15
8 College of Fine Arts 13
9 College of Liberal Arts 12
10 College of Sciences 9
11 Student Emergency Fund 8
12 Campus Food Security Initiative 8
13 College of Engineering & Computer Science 7
14 Center for Latin American Arts 5
15 President's Circle 4
16 University Libraries 4
17 School of Social Work 3
18 Military and Veterans Success Center 2
19 University Recreation (UREC) 2
20 South Texas Diabetes & Obesity Institute 1
21 School of Nursing 1
22 Entrepreneurship and Commercialization Center 1
23 Graduate College 0
24 Honors College 0
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Rank State Gifts
1 TX 7
2 AA 0
2 AE 0
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