TEMPORARY PARKING ENTRANCE CLOSURE BY
The University of Houston has been advised that METRO will close
Cougar Place Drive at Wheeler Road temporarily on Saturday, May
4 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
UH FACILITIES MANAGEMENT TO HOLD EMERGENCY
This all-day event on May 6 will simulate an emergency situation
in an informal, stress-free environmental and focuses on
training and familiarization of roles, procedures and
responsibilities in advance of a real storm emergency.
UH COMMUNITY INVITED TO GIVE INPUT ON
PROPOSED PARKING RATES
Feedback can be submitted via email on the FY14 and FY15 permit
prices, which have been recommended by the Transportation and
Parking Advisory Committee.
PROPOSED PARKING PERMIT RATE INCREASE FOR
FY14 AND FY15
The rate changes from the Transportation and Parking Advisory
Committee are necessary to offset the increase in debt service
expenditures and to increase funding for parking lot and street
INTERSESSION DINING HOURS OF OPERATION -
FROM MONDAY, APRIL 29 THROUGH SUNDAY, JUNE 2
FLAGS LOWERED ON UH CAMPUS TO HONOR VICTIMS OF WEST EXPLOSION
The US flags have been lowered at the University of
Houston on Thursday, April 25, per President Barack
Obama's Flag Proclamation to honor the victims of
the explosion in West, Texas last week.
INTERMITTENT TRAFFIC LANE CLOSURES ALONG CULLEN
The work begins Friday,
April 26, and will last through May 8 to allow workers to
perform utility tie-ins to a city of Houston water line and
storm sewer located in the public right of way.
TEXTBOOK ADOPTIONS VIDEO
posted 4/24/13 Impacting student success
through textbook adoptions.
STUDENTS NOW CAN BUY A 2013-2014 PARKING
posted 4/24/13 Now that the registration
process has opened, UH students can go online to make their
selection for the coming school year.
FACULTY/STAFF PARKING REGISTRATION NOW
posted 4/24/13 To sign up for a permit for
the 2013-2014 academic year, everyone must go through AccessUH,
verify their address and select the type they want to purchase.
UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON BUILDINGS SHOWCASED
AT LABORATORY DESIGN CONFERENCE
posted 4/24/13 The conference focused on
the future of laboratory design, which encompassed flexible
spaces, collaborative space design and energy efficiency
PLANT OPERATIONS HOSTS BAKE SALE TO
SUPPORT MARCH OF DIMES
posted 4/24/13 Kim Barras and Lisa Bourque
are the March of Dimes representatives for Plant Operations and
have been working hard to raise money in an effort to meet
Administration & Finance's goal of contributing $5,000 to the
charity by the end of April.
APRIL IS NATIONAL 911 EDUCATION MONTH
posted 4/22/13 The University of Houston
Police Department wants the community to be fully prepared for
when they have to call for help during an emergency.
UH TOPS IN TEXAS IN ONE RECYCLEMANIA
posted 4/22/13 The university placed first
out of 21 participating schools in Texas in the national
competition's gorilla category, which recognizes schools that
recycle the highest combined gross tonnage of paper, cardboard,
bottles and cans.
SOUTHERN DESSERTS TO BE OFFERED AT DINING
posted 4/19/13 Check out the special sweet
treats to be served April 23 at Fresh Food Company and Cougar
FOOD TRUCKS RECEIVE RECOGNITION ON THE
posted 4/19/13 The Waffle Bus and The Rice
Box, which serve the UH community, are being featured on
upcoming episodes of the Eat Street program.
FINALS MANIA IS BACK, AND THIS TIME THERE
WILL BE FURRY FRIENDS
posted 4/19/13 Pancakes and turkey sausage
will be served to around 1,500 students during April 30 event in
Rockwell Pavilion that also will feature dogs to cuddle and pet.
WINNERS ANNOUNCED FROM RECYCLEMANIA
posted 4/18/13 Hilton HRMA Green Team,
Biomedical Engineering Society and Moody Towers came out on top
in the three categories of the annual campus contest.
FLAGS LOWERED ON UH CAMPUS
posted 4/17/13 The flags are flying at
half-staff through sunset April 20 to honor the victims of the
Boston Marathon bombings.
UHPD TO HOLD BADGE PINNING CEREMONY
posted 4/17/13 The University of Houston
community is welcome to attend event Thursday morning in the
UHPD REMINDS COMMUNITY TO BE CAREFUL WHEN
BEHIND THE WHEEL
posted 4/12/13 April is National
Distracted Driving Awareness Month, so now's a good time for
students, staff and faculty to analyze their driving habits.
SIDEWALK REPAIRS TO TAKE PLACE IN LYNN
posted 4/11/13 The work will take place to
the north of the Conrad N. Hilton School of Hotel and Restaurant
EARTH DAY FESTIVAL COMING TO BUTLER PLAZA
posted 4/10/13 Celebrate UH's
sustainability efforts, enjoy fun activities and games, and have
a piece of cake during the event on April 22.
FREE RIDES RECOGNIZE 100 MILLION
TheMETRO Celebrates 100 Million Boardings and new Trains with Free METRORail Rides April 9
FOLLOW GUIDELINES FOR FOOD FUNDRAISERS
The UH Department of Public Safety wants to remind the UH
community to submit the proper permit when selling food to raise
funds for the March for Babies and other events.
CONTEST SEEKS NAMES FOR WATER BOTTLE
To promote water sustainability and to reduce the number of
plastic water bottles going into landfills, Facilities
Management has initiated a pilot project that will install water
bottle refill stations in classroom buildings across campus.
UH COMMUNITY INVITED TO GIVE INPUT ON
CAMPUS DISTRICTS, SIGNS
The new project spearheaded by designLAB staff in the College of
Architecture will be implemented gradually over the next several
'FIESTA JARABE' NOW ON DISPLAY NEAR COUGAR
Colorful sculpture by the late Luis Jimenez, a former UH faculty
member, depicts two Mexican-American dancers taking part in a
LATEST ADDITION TO ART COLLECTION
INSTALLED AT UH-CLEAR LAKE
The abstract painting by Sandria Hu was purchased through The
Percent for the Art Program, which earmarks funds for art from
every building construction budget.
RESULTS BEING ANALYZED FROM CAMPUS MAIL
Three students receive Target gift cards in random drawing for
providing feedback that will be used to formulate plans for
future growth on campus.
MASONRY REPAIR PROJECT SET AT WELCOME
posted 4/3/13 Several parking spaces
will be affected by the work, which will get started Feb. 4.
UNIVERSITY CENTER TRANSFORMATION PROJECT
TO HOLD "TOPPING CEREMONY" FOR UC NORTH
To commemorate the final steel structure at the highest point of
the building, a "Topping Out" ceremony will be held on
Wednesday, April 10, from 2 to 4 p.m. inside the UC North
PARKING ENFORCEMENT ASSISTS WITH MAYOR'S
After everything went smoothly at event, kudos go out to
everyone for a job well done.
TORNADO WARNING APP AVAILABLE TO UH
The UH Emergency Management Bureau recommends people download
tool to help protect their families and homes.