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Undergraduate Orientation

All accepted students shall attend an orientation session before July 1 in order to be guaranteed a place for the Fall semester.

Incoming students do not need to make appointments to see an advisor before orientation. Enrollment, credits, class schedules, and any other questions will be addressed during the orientation sessions.

The enrollment hold placed on all new student accounts will be removed after attending an orientation session.


Freshmen Orientation

Incoming freshmen must sign up to attend a Freshman Orientation through their myUH accounts.

This two-day program will expose students to many resources, tips, and information about the University of Houston and the College of Architecture and Design. During this program, students will meet with academic advisors, and enroll in their first semester courses.

Transfer Students Orientation

Transfer students must sign up to attend a Transfer Orientation session through their myUH accounts.

This one-day program will expose students to many resources, tips, and information about the University of Houston and the College of Architecture and Design. During this program, students will meet with academic advisors and enroll in their courses.

Change of Major Students Orientation

Current UH students who change their majors must attend the Change of Major orientation. During this program, students will meet with academic advisors and enroll in their courses. 

Information regarding orientation session dates and times will be sent by e-mail.

If you do not receive information about the Change of Major session by April 1, please call the College of Architecture and Design Student Services Office at 713-743-3463 or email archsso@central.uh.edu

International Students Orientation

International students are required to attend a new student orientation session as well as a separate orientation hosted by International Student & Scholar Services Office.  

 All holds will be removed after attending a new student orientation and the ISSSO orientation. If you are unable to attend orientation, please call the Student Services Office at 713-743-3463 or email archsso@central.uh.edu