NEW UIT SECURITY VIDEO FOR STUDENTS
University Information Technology (UIT) debuted its first video produced by students for students.
SURVEY DEMONSTRATES POSITIVE
The most recent Dining Style survey
has demonstrated the Dining
Services' commitment to providing
the best quality food and service to
the University of Houston.
FARMS BRINGS BAR-B-QUE TO CAMPUS
The University of Houston welcomes
barbeque on its campus for the first
UH CAMPUS TO RECEIVE MAJOR LANDSCAPING IMPROVEMENTS
Although campus landscaping greatly suffered since 2008 due to
weather challenges such as Hurricane Ike, last summer’s record heat, and this winter’s colder
than normal temperatures, UH has been reimbursed by $1.1 million, and funding is now available
for landscaping projects.
SERVICES TOWNHALL MEETING
To be held Tuesday, February 23 at
Moody Towers Dining Hall from 6 to 7
UH CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS MAP NOW AVAILABLE ON WEB
For the first time ever, a detailed map that lists the
location, projected time lines, and dollar amounts of University of Houston major capital
projects are available on the web.
MEDITATION “CAVE” STRIVES TO DRAW VISITORS TO PEACEFUL AREA OF CAMPUS posted
The Cave of the New Being is an extension of a dream
first realized by Frederick J. Kiesler, an Austrian-American stage designer and architect
that died without seeing his vision fulfilled.
UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON INTRODUCES NEW CAMPUS CONVENIENCE STORE posted
University of Houston Dining Services/ ARAMARK is pleased to introduce a new campus convenience
store concept Cougar Xpress Provisions on Demand Market, to meet the demand of students looking
for fresh, healthy and convenient grab ‘n go dining options.
JOIN US FOR POSTAL 101 - AN
INTERACTIVE SESSION posted
Do you have postal questions? Join
us for UH Postal 101, February 24,
from 1:30 - 3pm.
$5 Fridays for Staff & Faculty on February 26, 2010
Faculty & Staff members can show their ID at the RFoC in Moody Towers or Oberholtzer Hall on
Friday, February 26th between 11 a.m - 2 p.m. and receive an all-you-care-to-eat meal
for $5.00 + tax
METRO AND CHANGES TO THE SOUTH EDGE OF THE UH CAMPUS posted 2/16/10
In preparation for the installation
of a new METRORail transit
expansion, preliminary construction
activities have begun on the UH
BE CLOSED MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2010
In observance of President's Day
USPS will be closed on Monday,
February 15. All outgoing business
mail picked up on Monday will be
metered with the date of 02/16/10.
The mail will be transported to the
USPS on Tuesday.
OneAccount Tips - EASY WAYS TO AVOID FEES
The OneAccount is designed to be free for students. Here are a few pointers to help you stay fee-free.
UH HILTON CIRCULAR DRIVEWAY REPAIRS
Portable Lighting to be Installed for Nighttime Safety - Estimated Completion: April 15, 2010
CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST FOR THE EARLY BIRD
Enjoy an early breakfast at the Moody Towers Dining Hall each weekend starting at 10am!!!
UPDATE - HELP US HELP YOU FROM BECOMING A CRIME VICTIM
The University of Houston Department of Public Safety recently developed a new crime prevention program.
UHDPS OFFICERS COMMENDED
Several University of Houston Department of Public Safety Police Officers were commended by the
Mothers Against Drunk Drivers (MADD) organization this past Tuesday
RFOC FAT TUESDAY @ MOODY & O.B.
Crawfish Boil and Mask Decorating Contest are available on February 16, 2010 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
UNIVERSITY HILTON HOTEL CIRCULAR DRIVE IMPROVEMENTS
As renovations continues at the University Hilton, some of the most visible
work can be seen at the front entrance of the hotel.
4902 OPEN HOUSE ON FEBRUARY 17, 2010
Come join the University of Houston and Transwestern as we celebrate the Grand
Opening of our newly renovated storage facility! Located at the University of Houston
Energy Research Park.
OFFICIAL SUSTAINABILITY POLICY
Things are looking greener at the
University of Houston, as the UH
administration has now approved an
official sustainability policy for
OF HOUSTON HUB SUBCONTRACTING FAIR
The University of Houston HUB,
Purchasing and Facilities, Planning,
and Construction departments hosted
a HUB Subcontracting Fair at the
University Center on the UH campus.
PARKING GARAGE OPENS TO UH FACULTY
AND STAFF posted 2/5/10
The East Parking Garage, located on
Calhoun parallel to Spur 5 and
across from Calhoun Lofts, is now
available to faculty and staff
members at the University of
UIT HOSTS REGIONAL SUSTAINABILITY MEETING FOCUSED ON GREEN COMPUTING
Last December, a group of education IT professionals representing various schools in the region
met at Lone Star College to discuss sustainability and green initiatives in education.
UNIVERSITY DRIVE LANE CLOSURE
The right hand lane of the three eastbound lanes of University Drive located in
front of the University Hilton will be closed due to renovations and repair of the hotel’s circular drive starting
the evening of Sunday, February 7, 2010 through April 15, 2010.
UH COMMUNITY RAISES CONCERNS AT CAMPUS METRO MEETING
While faculty, staff and students are excited by the prospects of light rail on campus, they also
shared concerns, including the location of the Cleburne station, with METRO officials in a recent forum at UH.
UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM MY SAFE CAMPUS REPORTING PROCESS
This is a table that explains the process of My Safe Campus reports.
COMING SOON! UH RETIREMENT MANAGER A SECURE WAY TO MANAGE YOUR UH RETIREMENT ACCOUNTS
Beginning March 1, 2010 the University of Houston System employees will be able to manage their
TDA and ORP retirement accounts on-line through Retirement Manager.
5% REDUCTION MEMO CORRESPONDED BY PROVOST JOHN ANTEL & EVC/EVP CARL CARLUCCI
Despite the best efforts of the State and the strength of the Texas economy, we must now
submit a plan that identifies savings in priority increments totaling 5% of our appropriation.
OPENING OF COUGAR XPRESS
On February 1st, the University of
Houston celebrated the grand opening
of Cougar Xpress, the revolutionary
convenience store located at Calhoun
NINTH - FIRST WEEK OF RECYCLEMANIA
The results are in, and the
University of Houston placed ninth
in the nation after the first week
of a nationwide recycling contest
BOOKSTORE OFFERS DIGITAL TEXTBOOKS
In addition to new and used
textbooks, the UH campus bookstore
offers students an electronic option
- the digital textbook.
SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS PRAISE AWARD
A unique scholarship opportunity
available at the University of
Houston is the Meal Plan
Scholarship, awarding winners with
free meal plans for use on campus.
UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON DINING SERVICES OFFERS CONVENIENT MEAL PLANS FACULTY AND STAFF
Meal plans are generally thought of to be for college students; however this is not the case at the University of Houston.
TECHNOLOGY COMMONS - UIT COMPUTER LAB SERVICES
The Technology Commons, UH’s second largest and most complete computer lab, offers students access
to a number of services 24 hours a day, seven days a week (except official UH holidays).