March 2012

FACULTY/STAFF PARKING PERMIT REGISTRATION NOW OPEN posted 3/30/12 Registration for 2012-2013 parking permits is now open for faculty/staff members.

PRINTING SERVICES APPLIES FOR FOREST STEWARDSHIP COUNCIL CERTIFICATION posted 3/30/12 UH Printing Services took a big step to support the university's commitment to sustainability.

STADIUM PARKING GARAGE CONSTRUCTION UPDATE posted 3/29/12 Effective April 17, 2012, most of the areas surrounding the Stadium Parking Garage will be open

SIDEWALK CLOSURE EXTENSION - CULLEN BOULEVARD posted 3/29/12 The closure of the west pedestrian sidewalk on Cullen Boulevard has been extended through Monday, April 9, 2012.

LOT 6C PERMANENTLY CLOSED DUE TO CONSTRUCTION OF COUGAR VILLAGE II posted 3/28/12 Parking lot 6C will close permanently Friday, March 30 to accommodate construction of Cougar Village 2.

STUDENTS WIN GIFT CARDS FOR RECYCLED ART posted 3/28/12 Ten students competed in the Art of Recycling challenge last week during Green UH's RecycleMania.

UH GETS A NEW ASSISTANT FIRE MARSHAL posted 3/26/12 Chris McDonald has become the new Assistant Fire Marshal.

CULLEN BOULEVARD SIDEWALK & TRAFFIC LANE CLOSURE posted 3/26/12 From Wednesday, March 28 through Saturday. April 14, 2012, there will be a sidewalk closure along the west side of Cullen Boulevard between Wheeler Avenue and Cougar Place

TMC E-WASTE COLLECTION posted 3/23/12 Acceptable Items: Computer Equipment, Consumer Electronics, Batteries and more.

UH DEPARTMENTS HELP OUT STUDENTS WITH EARLY TEXTBOOK ADOPTIONS posted 3/22/12 Getting textbook orders into the bookstore early is the best way for UH departments to help minimize textbook costs for students.

SIDEWALK CLOSURE - CULLEN BLVD posted 3/20/12 The west pedestrian sidewalk on Cullen Blvd will be closed from Friday, March 23, 2012 through Monday, April 2, 2012.

UH BASEBALL'S FRIDAY FRENZY PROVIDES AN AFFORDABLE FAMILY OUTING posted 3/20/12 Baseball is a great American pastime, one that has been enjoyed by families for many years.

PRINTING SERVICES NOW OFFERING EXCLUSIVE UH PRODUCTS IN BOOKSTORE posted 3/20/12 UH students, faculty and staff can show off their Cougar Pride with new products now exclusively sold at UH Bookstores.

Alcoa Foundation Partners with University of Houston for RecycleMania Campus Recycling Challenge posted 3/19/12 The Alcoa Foundation, in partnership with national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful (KAB) and the College & University Recycling Coalition (CURC), is providing 60 recycling bins to University of Houston as part of its national bin grant program to colleges and universities throughout the country during the 2012 RecycleMania collegiate recycling competition.

PARKING ADVISORY - Frontier Fiesta posted 3/19/12 The following Frontier Fiesta parking lot closures will impact Robertson Stadium parkers through Sunday, April 1, 2012.

HAVE FUN WITH RECYCLING AT FESTIVITIES ON MARCH 22 posted 3/15/12 Join Green UH in celebrating UH's recycling efforts during the RecycleMania Olympics and Art of Recycling Contest in Butler Plaza on March 22.

COUGARS UNITE FOR PLANT THE PRIDE posted 3/15/12 Cougars have a chance to beautify the campus and help the environment during Plan the Pride on Saturday.

GET IN THE BASKETBALL SPIRIT WITH A MARCH MADNESS MEAL AT OBERHOLTZER HALL posted 3/15/12 Join UH Dining Services for lunch at the RFoC in Oberholtzer Hall on Monday, March 26.

HOUSING TOURS HIT THE WEB posted 3/14/12 Housing tour reservations have gone digital with the creation of a new informative web page and online form to help streamline the process.

STORAGE OF BICYCLES ON CAMPUS RAILING posted 3/12/12 Fire Marshal policy requires keeping handrails clear.



HOLMAN STREET PEDESTRIAN SIDEWALK CLOSURE posted 3/09/12 Construction on the south pedestrian sidewalk on Holman Street, which is north of the Stadium Parking Garage, has been extended and will remain closed for construction through Saturday, March 17, 2012.

HULA IN TO THE FRESH FOOD COMPANY FOR A HAWAIIAN THEMED PARTY posted 3/09/12 Celebrate fun in the sun at The Fresh Food Company's Luau Theme Meal on Wednesday, March 21.

RECYCLEMANIA COMPETITION GOING STRONG posted 3/09/12 RecycleMania is in full swing and picking up momentum as the mid-way mark of the competition approaches.

RLH HOSTS HOUSING FAIR AT UC CIRCLE posted 3/08/12 UH students are invited to come out to the Housing Fair on March 20 - 21 to discover housing options and see how living on campus can elevate their college experience.

FRONTIER FIESTA LOT CLOSURES MARCH 9 - APRIL1 posted 3/07/12 Please see attached map for Frontier Fiesta lot closures.

COUGAR VILLAGE II CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN APRIL 2, 2012 posted 3/06/12 New construction of Cougar Village II Freshman Housing will begin Monday, April 2, 2012.

JUST FOR FUN - UH AQUARIUM DAY posted 3/06/12 March 25th is UH Appreciation day at the Downtown Aquarium.

NEW AND IMPROVED ONLINE HOUSING APPLICATION LAUNCHED posted 3/05/12 Applying for housing just got easier with the latest enhancements to the online application process.

CITY OF HOUSTON - SPRING BREAK TRANSPORTATION PLAN FOR RESIDENTS AND VISITORS posted 3/05/12 Residents and visitors are urged to use suggested routes and parking plans, which will help provide a continuous flow of vehicles coming and going throughout the week.

GET CRAZY WITH THE NEW DORITOS LOCOS TACOS AT TACO BELL posted 3/05/12 This crazy new creation is a crispy Taco Bell taco with a cheesy Doritos taco shell.

2012 YTF CONCERT TOUR: HOUSTON posted 3/01/12 At the Cullen Performance Hall, Friday, March 30 at 7pm.

STUDENT GROUP ESTABLISHED TO FOCUS ON GREEN PROGRAMS IN RESIDENCE HALLS posted 3/01/12 Residents with a passion for the environment will now meet and put their heads together to plan sustainability programs for the residence halls.