Frequently Asked Questions

Will students, faculty and staff have to go through security checkpoints during the week of the debate?
Most students, faculty and staff will not be impacted by the enhanced security on campus the week of the debate.
 
Are classes canceled the day of the debate?
No classes will be cancelled as a result of the debate or debate-related activities. If your class is normally held in the Moores School of Music, the location may be moved to another room or building during the week of the debate. Please pay close attention to updates from your professor regarding any changes.
 
Where and when will the debate be held?
The debate will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 25, 2016 at the Moores Opera House in the Moores School of Music.
 
Will METRO service be altered during the week of the debate?
Yes. Please monitor Cougar mail updates for any changes to METRO service during the week leading up to the debate.
 
Will the Campus Loop Shuttle routes be altered during the week of the debate?
The Campus Loop shuttle will stop running at 10 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 24 and will not be available on Thursday, Feb. 25. It will resume its normal schedule on Friday, Feb. 26.
 
How do I obtain seats for the debate?
The University of Houston does not have debate tickets available. Debate ticketing is managed by the Republican National Committee.
 
Is there an opportunity for me to watch the debate at another location on campus?
A debate watch party for current students, faculty and staff will be held in the Student Center Theater on February 25, 2016 beginning at 7:00 p.m., with doors opening at 6:30 p.m.

  • Please bring your Cougar Card for entry
  • Snacks and beverages will be provided
  • Seating is limited and will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis