December 2011


WALK IN THE DARK – KEEPING OUR CAMPUS SAFE posted 12/22/11 This year’s University of Houston Walk in the Dark event took place on Tuesday, October 4, 2011.

HOUSING WELCOME CENTER OFFICE TO CLOSE posted 12/21/11 In order to streamline services and better serve residents, Residential Life & Housing will relocate the Housing Services Office at the Welcome Center Parking Garage to the ground level of the Moody Towers.

DEAR RIDER: A LETTER FROM METRO'S PRESIDENT & CEO ABOUT A DELAY TO JANUARY SERVICE CHANGES posted 12/21/11

UNIVERSITY COMMITTED TO PRESERVATION OF ARTWORK IN UNIVERSITY CENTER posted 12/21/11 The University of Houston obtained an art conservator dedicated to the preservation of artwork in the University Center (UC), including the Chicano mural located in Cougar Den.

Winter Dining Hours of Operation Jan. 2-16 posted 12/20/11

HEALTH AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE CENTER (OPTOMETRY) posted 12/19/11 Effective Monday, December 19, 2011 the front door of the Armistead Building on the Calhoun side of the Health and Biomedical Science Center will be closed.

COUGAR PLACE DEMOLITION SIDEWALK CLOSURE posted 12/19/11 On Wednesday, December 21, 2011 through June 2013, there will be a sidewalk closure for the Cougar Place Sophomore Housing Project

METRO'S WINTER HOLIDAY SCHEDULE posted 12/15/11

PLANNED SERVICE INTERRUPTION – ELECTRICAL PREVENTIVE OUTAGE DEC. 27-30 posted 12/12/11 As part of Facilities Management’s dedication to ensure that the campus is continuously maintained through scheduled preventive maintenance along with communicating any possible service interruptions, this communication is being sent to notify the campus community of service interruptions.

WINTER COMMENCEMENT PARKING ALERT posted 12/12/11 Please be aware that traffic may be more congested than usual.

ELIGIBILITY INTERVIEWS NOW AVAILABLE THROUGH TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER FOR GLOBAL ENTRY PROGRAM posted 12/12/11 Frequent international flyers can skip the hassle at customs by registering for the Global Entry program.

COURSE LIST DEVELOPED FOR STUDENTS INTERESTED IN SUSTAINABILITY posted 12/12/11 Green UH is making it easy to learn about sustainability by providing a comprehensive list of eco-related courses offered on campus.

DINING WINTER HOURS OF OPERATION posted 12/12/11

COUGAR LINE WINTER HOLIDAY SCHEDULE posted 12/12/11
 

BICYCLE SAFETY & USE FOCUS GROUP posted 12/09/11 The Department of Public Safety and the Dean of Students Office have joined together to develop a focus group to generate a set of policies and procedures to be used by the campus community related to bicycle safety and security on the University of Houston campus.

EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER posted 12/09/11 The Department of Public Safety has its own Emergency Operation Center.

UH OUTDOOR WARNING SIREN SYSTEM posted 12/09/11 University of Houston has its own outdoor warning siren system.

UH POSTAL SERVICES 2011 FACULTY AND STAFF HOLIDAY MAIL SCHEDULE posted 12/08/11

NEW WORKS OF ART INSTALLED AT THREE UHS CAMPUSES posted 12/08/11 This fall semester, the University of Houston System has made three more additions to its collection.

PARKING LOT AND SIDEWALK CLOSURE - STADIUM PARKING GARAGE posted 12/07/11 Beginning Saturday, December 17, 2011, portions of lots 15D and 15F will be closed.

SAFETY TIPS FOR PARKING DURING THE HOLIDAYS posted 12/06/11

SIGNS INSTALLED FOR ENERGY RESEARCH PARK posted 12/06/11 Now with the installation of signs from Texas Department of Transportation, commuters will be easily directed to the ERP campus.

DINING WINTER HOURS OF OPERATION posted 12/05/11

NEW ICE CREAM ADDED TO CAMPUS VENDING MACHINES posted 12/01/11 UH students, faculty and staff now have some new delicious options at the ice cream vending machines located across the campus

ADDITIONAL $5 FACULTY/STAFF FRIDAY ADDED TO SCHEDULE posted 12/01/11 Since our UH Cougars are competing against Southern Mississippi in the Conference USA Championship game this Saturday, UH Dining Services has decided to make Friday, Dec. 2 a $5 Faculty/Staff Red Friday to keep with the home game tradition.