May 2013


HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATIONS TO AFFECT STADIUM GARAGE PARKING posted 5/29/13 High school graduation ceremonies will be held in Hofheinz Pavilion June 7 and 8.

LEADERSHIP EVENTS PROVIDE VALUABLE EXPERIENCE FOR STUDENTS posted 5/24/13 For the fifth straight year, the divisions of Administration & Finance and Student Affairs host a student leadership forum for more than 60 leaders that was then followed by a three-day retreat.

PARTIAL ROAD CLOSURE PLANNED NEAR CENTRAL PLANT posted 5/24/13 The access road between the Central Plant and Engineering Building 1 will be reduced to one 20-foot-wide lane through July 7.

FACILITIES PLANNING AND CONSTRUCTION GETTING TEMPORARY HOME posted 5/24/13 From May 31 to July 15, the department will be housed in Building 10 at the Energy Research Park as renovation work is done to the General Services Building.

PARKING PERMIT RATES APPROVED posted 5/23/13 The University of Houston System Board of Regents has adopted the prices for the 2013-2014 academic year for students, faculty and staff.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR RESIDENTIAL MOVE-IN posted 5/17/13 The entire University of Houston community is encouraged to pitch in and help more than 8,000 residential students move in to their rooms at the start of the fall semester.

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH & SAFETY UNDERGOES NAME CHANGE posted 5/17/13 After much thought and consideration, the department will now be known as Environmental Health & Life Safety to better reflect the responsibilities it manages.

UHPD PARTICIPATING IN CLICK IT OR TICKET CAMPAIGN posted 5/17/13 Campus police officers will show zero tolerance for seat belt violators during the national effort that starts May 20 and lasts for two weeks.

TAKE A MOMENT TO HONOR UH POLICE OFFICERS posted 5/13/13 This is National Police Week, and May 15 is Peace Officers Memorial Day across the United States.

BE PREPARED FOR UP COMING HURRICANE SEASON posted 5/13/13 The University of Houston Emergency Management Bureau offers information and resources to help members of the UH community be ready in case a major storm strikes the Houston area.

BE CAUTIOUS WHEN DRIVING IN FLOOD CONDITIONS posted 5/10/13 The UH Department of Public Safety offers safety tips to students, faculty and staff who have to get around in their vehicles when the weather is poor.

UH PRINTING TAKE HOME NUMEROUS AWARDS posted 5/10/13 The department won six Best in Category awards, as well as the Best Inplant entry, during the annual Graphic Excellence Awards ceremony, sponsored by the Printing Industries of the Gulf Coast.

ANOTHER CERT CLASS GRADUATES posted 5/10/13 The most recent Community Emergency Response Team training wrapped up with a safety drill at the Energy Research Park.

UNIVERSITY CENTER CIRCLE TO CLOSE THROUGHOUT SUMMER posted 5/9/13 Starting May 9 and lasting through Aug. 9, the area will be fenced in as part of the work to transform the University Center.

WALKWAYS BETWEEN UNIVERSITY CENTER AND LIBRARY IMPACTED BY UTILITY WORK posted 5/9/13 Two separate projects will affect pedestrian traffic in the area for approximately two weeks starting Monday, May 13.

NO MAIL SERVICE TO SEVERAL BUILDINGS ON MAY 10 posted 5/7/13 Because of commencement services on Friday, postal pickups and deliveries will not be made to Garrison Gymnasium, Hofheinz Pavilion, Alumni Center and Cullen Performance Hall.

CONSTRUCTION WORK TO IMPACT LOT 5A posted 5/7/13 Approximately seven spaces will be affected for a week as workers connect the parking lot at Cougar Village to the area around the new Cougar Village II site.

GENERAL COMMENCEMENT PARKING posted 5/7/13 Important information about parking and seating.

BE PREPARED FOR HURRICANE SEASON posted 5/6/13 The University of Houston Emergency Management Bureau is offering two classes this summer at the M.D. Anderson Library to help faculty and staff be ready in case a storm strikes the Houston area.

FACILITIES MANAGEMENT STAFF MEMBERS EARN NATIONAL RECOGNITION posted 5/3/13 Melissa Rockwell-Hopkins and Jacquie Vargas were recognized by the International Facility Management Association for outstanding achievement in facility management training and professional development.

SPECIAL GOURMET BURGER LUNCH MENU PLANNED posted 5/2/13 To close out the spring semester with a bang, University of Houston Dining Services will offer a gourmet burger lunch on Thursday, May 2.