June 2012

FOOD TRUCKS TO KEEP SPECIAL HOURS FOR WEEK OF JULY 4 posted 6/27/12 Due to the reduced amount of traffic on campus for the week of July 4, the food trucks in front of the UC will have a reduced schedule for that week.

LANE CLOSURE - BLAFFER GALLERY posted 6/26/12 On Wednesday, June 27, 2012 one lane of traffic on the two-way street in front of the Fine Arts Building will be closed for a delivery of construction materials as part of the Blaffer Gallery renovation.

TEMPORARY SIDEWALK CLOSURE - BETWEEN WEST DINING HALL CONSTRUCTION SITE AND THE LAW AND BATES RESIDENCE HALLS posted 6/26/12 Beginning Tuesday, June 26, 2012, the sidewalk between the West Dining Hall construction site and the Law and Bates Residence Halls will be closed to pedestrian traffic and is anticipated to last 3 weeks.

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING USING SOLAR PANELS FOR ACADEMICS posted 6/22/12 The solar array on top of the Central Power Plant is providing more than just energy to our UH Campus.

LOT 1A CLOSURE JULY 27 posted 6/22/12 Parking lot 1A will close permanently Friday, July 27 to accommodate construction of the 1A parking garage.

UH A SPONSOR OF THE TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER HIRING EVENT FOR VETERANS posted 6/22/12 UH is a proud sponsor of the Texas Medical Center's Hiring Event for Military Veterans.

LANE CLOSURE IN FRONT OF FINE ARTS BUILDING posted 6/21/12 On Friday, June 22, 2012 one lane of traffic on the two way street in front of the Fine Arts Building will be closed for a glass delivery as part of the Blaffer Gallery renovations.

HR OPENS THE NOMINATION PROCESS FOR EXECUTIVE EXCELLENCE - FALL 2012 posted 6/21/12 Human Resources is pleased to announce the opening of the nomination process for Executive Excellence for the Fall 2012 semester.

RADIATION SAFETY ON CAMPUS posted 6/21/12 UH is committed to assisting all personnel and management comply with all applicable regulations, ensuring a place of employment and learning which is free from recognized radiation hazard.

UHPD BADGE PINNING AND SWEARING IN CEREMONY posted 6/21/12 Wednesday, June 27, at 9:30 a.m. the University of Houston Police Department will be conducting a badge pinning and swearing ceremony.

LOUD NOISES THROUGHOUT CAMPUS posted 6/19/12 Throughout Tuesday, June 19, 2012 and Wednesday, June 20, 2012, Victory Energy will be running and testing the new boiler located in the Central Plant.


SCIENCE AND RESEARCH 1 POWER OUTAGE posted 6/18/12 Science and Research 1 will experience full building power outage beginning at 9:00pm on Friday, June 15.

CAMPUS COMMUNITY GARDEN THRIVING DURING EARLY SUMMER MONTHS posted 6/15/12 Even though the Houston heat and humidity is in full effect this summer, the Campus Community Garden is still prospering.

MEAL PLANS SAVE TIME, MONEY ON CAMPUS posted 6/15/12 UH Dining Services offers a variety of meal plans at discounted prices.

COUGAR XPRESS MARKET IN CALHOUN LOFTS IN HAVING A WHALE OF A SALE posted 6/15/12 Monday, June 18 at 7 a.m. many snacks and seasonal items will be marked down 50 percent off of the regular price.

CENTRAL PLANT FENCE REMOVAL posted 6/14/12 Portions of the construction fence surrounding the Central Plant construction project will be removed starting Thursday, June 14, 2012.

BERNIE'S BURGER BUS BRINGS THE SCHOOL HOUSE BACK TO UH STUDENTS posted 6/14/12 Bernie's Burger Bus, uses simple and fresh ingredients to create good old-fashioned hamburgers with a twist.

PARKING ENFORCEMENT - NO BREAK FROM THE HEAT  posted 6/14/12 Parking Enforcement Assistants are here to better serve the campus community.

HURRICANE SEASON IS HERE!  posted 6/14/12 Take a few minutes to review your 72-hour Emergency Campus and Travel Preparedness Kit.


ERP SHUTTLE IS QUICK AND EASY OPTION  posted 6/14/12 Save your gas and help the environment by using the ERP shuttle as your means of transportation between Energy Research Park and the main campus.

FIRE EXTINGUISHER INSPECTION PROGRAM posted 6/13/12 The University of Houston has approximately 6,000 fire extinguishers on campus as well as a Fire Safety Technician on staff to inspect and maintain the extinguishers for each building.

ELECTRICAL POWER TRANSFER COMMUNICATION posted 6/11/12 The damage done early last week when a contractor hit one of the university's primary power feeders is repaired and the feeder is ready to be come back online.

RESIDENCE HALLS GET NEW HIGH-TECH MACHINES IN LAUNDRY ROOMS posted 6/11/12 Not only will residents enjoy free and unlimited use of laundry equipment when they arrive in the fall, but they will also discover each residence hall is now equipped with new high-tech machines that will enhance their residential experience.

LUPE'S TACO BAR TO SERVE MEXICAN FARE DURING TACO BELL CONSTRUCTION posted 6/8/12 While Taco Bell in the UC Satellite is undergoing repairs, a temporary taco bar will be set up in the old Cranberry Farms location to help cater to those Mexican-food cravings.

FAQ'S ANSWER BASIC QUESTIONS ABOUT MOTOR VEHICLE RECORDS posted 6/7/12 The Risk Management Department recently posted FAQ's regarding Motor Vehicle Records (MVR's) in response to the numerous phone calls and email inquiries regarding MAPP Policy 060503.

EMERGENCY CAMPUS POWER OUTAGE posted 6/6/12 A contractor hit one of the Universities Main Feeders and as a result a total of ten (10) buildings experienced a temporary power outage at approximately 5:36 PM this evening.

THE FRESH FOOD COMPANY GETS A FRESH NEW LOGO posted 6/5/12 Keep an eye out for the new logo around campus.

COOG'S TOP PICKS UPDATED posted 6/5/12 Today's Business Solutions is the official office supply vendor for the University of Houston.

SUSHIC, MONTAGUE'S DELI FIND NEW HOMES IN UC SATELLITE posted 6/4/12 Beginning today, June 4, Sushic is open in the UC Satellite.

PLANT OPERATIONS CREATING LITERACY IN COMPUTER KNOWLEDGE (CLICK) PROGRAM posted 6/4/12 In an effort to provide staff training to increase and facilitate basic computer knowledge, the department Business Office implemented the Creating Literacy in Computer Knowledge (CLICK) Program in mid February 2012.

METRO PUBLIC MEETINGS FOR PROPOSED US 90A/SOUTHWEST RAIL CORRIDOR posted 6/1/12 You are invited to attend these meetings, where METRO staff and the project team will update you on the progress.

HOUSING LAUNCHES VIDEO SERIES TO HELP INCOMING STUDENTS posted 6/1/12 Incoming residents now have an interactive tool to help answer their frequently asked questions.

EARLY TEXTBOOK ORDERS CAN SAVE STUDENTS MONEY posted 6/1/12 Students can save money and prepare for the upcoming year when textbook orders are submitted early before the start of the new semester.

BENEFITS OPEN ENROLLMENT posted 6/1/12 The University of Houston is scheduled to make online benefits enrollment changes from July 16 - 27, 2012.

MASTER AND SUB-MASTER KEY REQUEST PROCESS posted 6/1/12 In an effort to enhance security of University of Houston facilities, it is now required that all Master and Sub-Master key requests be approved by the EVC/EVP of Administration and Finance, through the Department of Public Safety.