UPCOMING ART EXHIBIT INCLUDES WORK OF UHíS MIKE GUIDRY
The curator for the UH System's public art collection will
have his latest painting featured at the McMurtrey Gallery
ECO-FRIENDLY PLATES USED AT COUGAR WOODS
The new dishware, which contain 50 percent sustainable natural materials, were purchased in time for the start of the fall semester.
VEGETARIAN AND GLUTEN FRIENDLY STATION EXPANDS
The serving area for these offerings at The Fresh Food Company has been split into two separate areas.
FALL MEAL PLANS STILL AVAILABLE
Students, faculty and staff can purchase a plan thatís right for them and receive meals at discounted prices at the two dining halls.
SIX PROJECTS WRAP UP FOR THE FALL SEMESTER
As the new academic year gets under way, Facilities Planning and Construction is completing six major construction projects.
ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH AND LIFE SAFETY HAS A NEW WEBSITE
To learn more about the various services provided by the department, visit www.uh.edu/ehls.
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A UH SHUTTLE BUS DRIVER
For more than five years, Hughston Ellis has been
transporting students on the Outer Loop shift of
the Cougar Line shuttle service here at the University
of Houston. It's a job he loves.
HOURS AT COUGAR WOODS DINING HALL EXPANDED
Because of a growing residential population, the
facility will now be open until 10 p.m. and will also
be open on the weekends.
$5 FRIDAYS CONTINUES THIS FALL
Once again, faculty and staff who wear red and show their Cougar Card can enjoy lunch at the two dining halls for only $5 plus tax.
SPIRIT LIFTER MENU WILL WELCOME BACK STUDENTS
posted 8/23/13 A special offering of desserts will be available during the lunch hours at Cougar Woods and the Fresh Food Company.
"UNIVERSITY CENTER ACCESSIBILITY CHANGING
posted 8/23/13 Pedestrian access to the building from the UC circle will be available through a covered walkway and a newly-constructed accessible ramp at the south entrance.
"HOUSTON RADIO RADAR REFLECTORS" ARRIVES AT UH
The universityís latest addition to its public art
collection is a six-piece colorful abstract
sculpture that lines the front of the new Cougar
Place residential facility.
VIDEO HELPS UH COMMUNITY BE PREPARED FOR HURRICANES
The University of Houston Emergency Management Bureau
encourages students, faculty and staff to spend a few
minutes viewing this informational piece.
TWO NEW RESIDENTIAL FACILITIES OPEN
As students start moving into Cougar Place and Cougar Village II, the university's
on-campus residential capacity increases from 6,000 to 8,000.
WELCOME CENTER STUDENT GARAGE IS NOW OPEN posted 8/21/13 The facility, which is located just east of Moody Towers, provides an additional 1,500 parking spaces for students at UH.
INTERIM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF FACILITIES MANAGEMENT NAMED
Sameer Kapileshwari brings 19 years of experience - more than 11 of
which have been spent at UH - specializing in the fields of facilities
management and operations, facilities planning and construction, and energy
'MAKE YOUR RIDE COUNT!' CAMPAIGN KICKS OFF
Riders are being asked to swipe their Cougar Card when boarding any of the new Cougar Line shuttle buses equipped with a card reader so shuttle usage data can be analyzed and service can be improved.
CHANGES TO CAMPUS MAIL DELIVERY WILL IMPROVE SERVICE FOR STUDENTS
To provide a higher level of service for those living in the residential halls and add to their overall positive campus experience, adjustments are being made to campus faculty and staff mail delivery.
RESIDENTIAL MOVE-IN MAY IMPACT TRAFFIC AND PARKING
The UH community should prepare for the possibility of delays as thousands of students move into the various residential facilities on campus.
NEW FACILITIES FEATURED AS A UH MOMENT
This fall, Student Housing & Residential Life will be opening two new residential halls: Cougar Village II and Cougar Place.
FOOTBALL STADIUM CONSTRUCTION IMPACTING MOBILITY AROUND SITE
Construction is progressing on the University of Houstonís new
football stadium. This work, as well as the ongoing METRO light
rail construction along Wheeler and Scott, will have an impact
on vehicle and pedestrian mobility in that area of campus.
UH TAKES OVER MANAGEMENT OF BAYOU OAKS
The residential community also has undergone a $2.4 million
makeover this summer, including having wireless Internet service
added to the entire complex.
SEVERAL HOUSING OFFICES RELOCATING TO COUGAR VILLAGE II
SHRL administration, the business staff, conference services and
the housing office are all moving, as are the First Year Residential
Experience and the Second Year Residential Experience programs.
TEJAS VENDOR SHOW COMING TO ROCKWELL PAVILION
Tejas Office Products, the new office supply provider
for the University of Houston, will host a vendor show on
Aug. 19 in the Rockwell Pavilion.
THERE'S A NEW CAR ON CAMPUS AND IT BELONGS TO THE FIRE MARSHAL'S OFFICE
The 2013 Chevy Sonic primarily will be used by the fire inspectors when
conducting safety inspections.
FACILITIES MANAGEMENT SUMMER PROJECTS: BUSINESS AS USUAL
Summer 2013 is underway and it is business as usual with Facilities
Management working the summer months to ensure university facilities
and grounds are made ready for the fall semester.
ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE: JUST THE BASICS E-BOOKLET
A&F has created a helpful e-booklet to familiarize the
campus community with the division's wide array of programs
UH FLAGS LOWERED TO HALF-STAFF
The flags will remain that way through Aug. 8
to remember and honor George P. Mitchell, who
passed away July 26.
UNIVERSITY CENTER CIRCLE CLOSURE EXTENDED
The drop-off loop, island and sidewalks
leading up to the existing main entrance
on both sides of the circle will remain
closed until Aug. 21.
PILOT SIGN INSTALLED AS PART OF NEW CAMPUS WAYFINDING PROJECT
The sign on Cullen Boulevard near North MacGregor Way is
the first of a series that will be rolled out across campus
over the next several years.
NEW LARGER SHUTTLE BUSES READY TO SERVE UH CAMPUS
The new fleet for the Cougar Line includes more seats,
bicycle racks, video monitors and oversized images
of actual UH students on the exterior.