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Spring Graduates Walk at UTPB

UTPB will hold Spring Commencement Ceremonies on Saturday, May 14, 2016. 463 graduates will receive their diplomas in two ceremonies held at the Wagner Noël Performing Arts Center. Mike George, president and CEO of the Odessa Chamber Of Commerce will give the commencement address at each of the 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. ceremonies. The Spanish Convocation will be held at 12 p.m. in the Mason Rehearsal Hall.

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UTPBFalconGear Online Store Opens

UT Permian Basin fans now have a one-stop shop for all of their Falcon gear. features a wide range of Falcon apparel and accessories for the entire family.

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UTPB Recognized for Affordabilty and Quality

UTPB ranks 15 in the nation for its affordable and quality Master’s degree programs in Psychology for small universities. UTPB bested area universities such as Texas A&M University in Laredo, Angelo State University, and Southwestern Waxahachie Assemblies of God.

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Football Season Tickets Now Available

NCAA football descends on the Permian Basin this fall. Get your tickets and witness history as UTPB Athletics Falcon football takes the field at Ratliff Stadium for their inaugural season. Football Season Tickets are now available at the Wagner Noël Performing Arts Center both online and at the box office.

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Upcoming Events

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Student Orientation & Registration

Your success is our priority. Our Student Orientation and Registration (SOAR) Program is designed to facilitate your academic and social transition to UTPB. We’ll teach you what it means to be a Falcon and make sure that you are actively engaged in your college experience. Remember, our dedicated team of staff and students are here to help you and your family. Feel free to call us at 432-552-2651 with any questions you have about SOAR.

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Personal & Affordable Quality!

With an estimated enrollment of 6,200 students, the faculty know you by name and care about your success. Along with the UT System reputation and nationally accredited programs, UTPB offers state-of-the art facilities and that quality adds to your success while you are here and after you graduate. UTPB has the lowest tuition in Texas at the university level with opportunities for academic scholarship and financial aid.

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Campus Carry Law

The Campus Carry Law (SB11) goes into effect August 1, 2016.  President W. David Watts established a Campus Carry Committee to recommend to him S.B. 11 implementation policies. The UTPB Campus Carry Committee recommendations were issued to President Watts on April 1, 2016.