New food truck pad now serving campus - posted on 03/22/18
The site – which is able to host two trucks at a time – is located on a small driveway behind the Technology Annex, directly across the street from the Central Plant. Click here to read more!
Help wanted: Dining, bookstore committed to hiring students - posted on 03/16/18
UH Dining is focused on having students comprise at least 20 percent of its workforce. And the bookstore employs around 100 students at the beginning of each semester. Click here to read more!
Your guide to buying and using gift cards on the UH campus - posted on 02/16/18
Ever wondered what stores accept gift cards at the University of Houston campus? And do you know where you can buy all kinds of gift cards? Click here to read more!
What does the future hold for campus dining? - posted on 01/26/18
With one semester now under its belt, Chartwells Higher Education will be taking a hard look at the future of the dining program here at the University of Houston by coming up with a five-year vision plan. Click here to read more!
More Starbucks beverage menu items added to Boost app - posted on 01/22/18
In addition to the expanded offerings, Boost users can get a 20 percent off promo code for a limited time only to use on their next Boost order. Click here to read more!
Free food? Free textbooks? Pair of scholarships makes it possible - posted on 01/11/18
The deadline is drawing near for students to apply for a meal plan scholarship offered by UH Dining and a textbook scholarship from the UH Bookstore. Click here to read more!
Meet the future leaders of the Bestseller Program at the UH Bookstore - posted on 12/13/17
Students accepted into the program receive hands-on leadership, management, retail operations and business training to prepare them for a management-level position at one of Barnes & Noble College’s more than 770 stores. Click here to read more!
Download Boost app for chance to skip to front of line at Finals Mania - posted on 11/22/17
Students who download the mobile ordering app and set up an account between Nov. 27 and Dec. 3 will be added to a VIP list that will allow them to bypass the line for free pancakes and sausage at the Dec. 4 event. Click here to read more!
To text or not to text: That is the question ChattBack makes easy - posted on 11/16/17
The system allows anyone to use their smart phone to send feedback anonymously to the dining management team. Nearly two dozen managers receive the texts in real time and can act upon them. Click here to read more!
BAC has the story on your UH Bookstore - posted on 11/06/17
The Bookstore Advisory Committee has been the driving force behind many important initiatives to help make purchasing textbooks more affordable and convenient for UH students. Click here to read more!
FSAC has your back on all things dining at UH - posted on 10/23/17
The Food Service Advisory Committee offers advice on how to improve programs, relay feedback from the campus community and exchange ideas on initiatives that will best serve the needs of students, faculty and staff. Click here to read more!
Eat to your own beat at the two campus dining commons - posted on 10/16/17
Guests who visit Cougar Woods and Moody Towers can download the Rockbot app to their smart phones and select the music that they want to hear over the speakers. Click here to read more!
With new semester comes new changes in campus dining - posted on 9/26/17
Now that the fall semester is well under way, we thought it would be a good time to touch upon some of the new and exciting changes in campus dining, from the residential dining commons to retail locations to catering to the convenience stores. Click here to read more!
During Harvey, the dining team went above and beyond - posted on 9/12/17
From front-line workers to management, they came together and made the best of a very tough situation - all while having to worry about their own families and homes. Click here to read more!
Dining and vending and books, oh my! Your back to school guide - posted on 8/16/17
While this is by no means a comprehensive list, we here at Auxiliary Services hope this quick back-to-school resource guide highlighting some of the services we provide, as well as helpful deadlines and contacts, will be of some assistance to all our new and returning Cougars as we dive into a new school year! Click here to read more!
Canteen intern improving efficiency of vending program - posted on 8/02/17
Canteen's route drivers deliver products throughout Houston, but UH is one of their largest clients. Selecting the best food options and keeping the vending machines stocked can get complicated. That’s where supply chain professionals, such as Berenice Arroyo, come in. Click here to read more!
UH Bookstore's price-matching policy benefits students - posted on 7/19/17
Students can compare new, used and rental textbook prices at Amazon.com, BN.com and local Houston textbook outlets, which the bookstore will match. Click here to read more!
Dining's social media accounts get a fresh new start - posted on 7/05/17
The Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts have all been rebranded as UHFoodie as the program's summer of transition moves right along. Click here to read more!
Food safety inspectors play a crucial role - posted on 6/07/17
Each food outlet on campus – which includes the dining halls, retail establishments, C-stores, food trucks and the catering program – gets inspected a minimum of once per semester. Click here to read more!
Textbook loans at UH are simple, easy and effective - posted on 5/24/17
With summer sessions revving up and students registering for fall classes, the University of Houston wants to remind everyone that interest-free textbook loans are available to use at the campus bookstore. Click here to read more!
Another successful Finals Mania is in the books - posted on 5/10/17
The twice-a-year tradition happens at the end of the spring and fall semesters in the M.D. Anderson Library's Elizabeth D. Rockwell Pavilion, providing weary students a welcome break from studying for final exams. Click here to read more!
Stocking the shelves: How textbook adoptions impact your course materials - posted on 5/03/17
Ensuring the right course material is selected and on bookstore shelves by the start of classes is a collaborative effort that involves the Bookstore Advisory Committee, Barnes & Noble, Auxiliary Services, the Provost's Office and SGA. Click here to read more!
Food trucks a popular program on campus - posted on 4/26/17
Over the past five years, the food truck program at the University of Houston has evolved from a temporary fix to a robust part of the dining experience on campus. Click here to read more!
When hunger calls, the campus vending machine is always around - posted on 4/19/17
Spread throughout the many buildings that dot the UH campus are 53 snack vending machines, all of which are owned by Canteen Vending Services, which through its parent company Compass Group USA, has the contract to provide vending services for UH. Click here to read more!
Soda you know why UH is a Coca-Cola campus? - posted on 4/12/17
Coca-Cola Southwest Beverages LLC has a sponsorship/pouring rights/cold beverage vending agreement with UH to be the exclusive provider of cold beverages for the campus, as well as all of the component universities within the UH System. Click here to read more!
Get to Know Auxiliary Services - posted on 4/5/17
Come take a look at Auxiliaries and You, a blog we have launched to provide an insightful look into the world of Auxiliary Services here on campus. Click here to read more!