January 2011
 

MEAL PLAN SCHOLARSHIP GIVES STUDENTS A HELPING HAND posted 1/28/11 Students never have to worry about paying for a meal on campus with the meal plan scholarship.

On-site Mammography Program Coming to UH– courtesy of the Mobile Mammography Program of The Rose posted 1/26/11

MULTIPLE CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS posted 1/26/11 Red Fence, Pink Fence, Yellow Fence and Purple Fence

FRONTIER FIESTA: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON'S OLDEST TRADITION posted 1/25/11 Please join us for this year's Frontier Fiesta, held on March 24 - 26, 2011.

RESIDENTIAL LIFE & HOUSING STAFF BUSY WHILE RESIDENTS ON BREAK  posted 1/24/11 While student residents were away on Winter Break, Residential Life and Housing staff was busy performing maintenance and housekeeping projects, even when the rest of the university was closed.

RESIDENTIAL LIFE & HOUSING ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR 2011-2012 RESIDENT ASSISTANTS (RAs) posted 1/24/11
Residential Life and Housing (RLH) is currently accepting applications for Resident Assistants (RAs) for the 2011-2012 academic year.

UH DINING SERVICES PUTS YOUR COMMENTS IN THE LIMELIGHT  posted 1/24/11
UH Dining Services has installed We Heard You comment boards in both of the residential dining locations.

JAVA CITY REOPENS IN THE UNIVERSITY CENTER  posted 1/24/11
Though things may look a little rough, Java City in the University Center has re-opened with a full menu and regular operating hours.

GET FIRED UP FOR RECYCLEMANIA posted 1/24/11
RecycleMania is back and UH has a title to defend! Coogs placed first in Texas in 2010 in recycling actual weights, and by working as a team UH can make 2011 the best year ever.

SUSPICIOUS MAIL & PACKAGES posted 1/20/11
What to do if you receive a suspicious letter or package.


THEY'RE CONNECTED! WI-FI INSTALLED IN THE QUADRANGLE & MOODY TOWERS posted 1/19/11
Students returning to the Quadrangle and Moody Towers for the Spring semester will find that these residence halls are now fully wireless.


UNIVERSITY OAKS COMMUNITY - STREET PARKING
posted 1/19/11
The community of University Oaks has certified with the City of Houston as a Residential Permit Parking neighborhood.

REPAIRS COMPLETED AT MOODY TOWERS
posted 1/18/11
After a temporary malfunction in its heating system, Moody Towers Residence Halls is now back to normal.

RETURN TO STANDARD DEPOSIT PRACTICES
posted 1/18/11
The finance system is functional. Please return to standard deposit practices and prepare deposit journals for those deposits processed using emergency procedures. Please contact Gretta McClain
(gmcclain@uh.edu, 3.8729), Juanita Broughton (jsouth@uh.edu, 3.3967), or Jane Floyd (jfloyd@uh.edu, 3.8739) with questions.

C.L.A.S.P. INTERNSHIP NOW AVAILABLE posted 1/18/11
UH students have the opportunity to work with C.L.A.S.P. and spend the Spring semester managing, developing and executing art exhibits to teach the UH community about green initiatives, food consumption and cultivation practices.


PARKING ENFORCEMENT SERVICES posted 1/18/11

The UHDPS Parking Enforcement Services enforces parking and traffic regulations to facilitate orderly traffic flow and equitable parking conditions on campus.


TOWN HALL SCHEDULED TO PRESENT RESIDENTIAL AND DINING VISION  posted 1/18/11
UH Residential Life and Housing and Dining Services encourage students, faculty and staff to attend a Town Hall meetings scheduled for Wednesday, Jan 26 and Thursday, Jan 27.

MOODY TOWERS EXPERIENCING TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES posted 1/14/11
Moody Towers Residence Hall is currently without heat due to the failure of the main hot water pump going into the building.

EAT CHIC WITH NEW SUSHI CONCEPT IN THE UNIVERSITY CENTER  posted 1/14/11
Break out those chopsticks and head over to the University Center for a taste of sushi  at Sushic, opening Jan. 18 as the newest dining location on campus.

Cash Deposit Contingency Plan posted 1/14/11
The Finance system continues to experience problems, including inability to log in and system slowness. To help ensure that deposits can be submitted to Student Financial Services timely, General Accounting and Student Financial Services have developed the following procedures for making cash deposits when the finance system is unavailable for a prolonged time.

ATHLETICS PARTICIPATE IN GREEN INITIATIVES posted 1/13/11
Bins for paper, plastic and aluminum cans were placed inside and outside of Robertson Stadium and Hofheinz where during home football and basketball games, mass quantities of plastic and other recyclable products are used.

HEALTH AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES CENTER posted 1/12/11
On Monday, January 17, 2011, construction is scheduled to begin on the Health and Biomedical Sciences Center and is expected to be completed by Fall of 2012.

TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING ADVISORY COMMITTEE PASSES PARKING PLAN posted 1/12/11
Transportation and Parking Advisory Committee (TPAC) recently released its recommended parking permit plan for 2012-2013.

NEVER FEAR, TEXTBOOK OPTIONS ARE HERE posted 1/11/11
Students can rest assured that the university has their back when it comes to giving them plenty of textbook options to keep cost affordable.

ANNUAL FRUIT TREE SALE HELD AT ROBERTSON STADIUM posted 1/7/11
If your yard needs a little sprucing up, come by Robertson Stadium on Saturday, Jan. 15 for the Urban Harvest's Annual Fruit Tree Sale.

ANNUAL DPS CHILI COOK OFF posted 1/7/11
The University of Houston Department of Public Safety had its annual Chili Cook-off.

LOST AND FOUND GOES ONLINE posted 1/7/11
The University of Houston Department of Public Safety (UHDPS) has changed its lost and found system to provide a more convenient system for the campus community.

JAVA CITY SCHEDULED TO REOPEN posted 1/6/11
Just in time for students to return to campus, Java City will open back up for service.

SUPPORTING OUR STUDENTS posted 1/5/11
It's easier to succeed when you have support, especially in a tough job market.