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The ability for a student to succeed at the University of Houston relies on many facets of a student’s life working in tandem with each other. The academic rigors of a higher education, coupled with the aspects of co-curricular involvement and the multitude of other obligations, provides for a plethora of challenges and demands for each student. The Dean of Students office aims to help students chart a path toward success, overcoming barriers as they arise and ensuring that the proper support services are being utilized as needed. Capitalizing on our years of experience, collaborative campus relationships and command of the student experience, the Dean of Students staff truly are your student success advocates!

Primary Services

  • Student Advocacy

    When a student encounters a barrier to their success, it is important to know who to turn to; who can help. Student Advocacy is dedicated to helping students find answers and resolutions to their problems.

  • Behavior and Conduct

    Our office works to maintain a civil and orderly academic environment on campus by administering the University of Houston Student Code of Conduct.

  • Student Outreach and Support (SOS)

    Student Outreach and Support (SOS) provides referred students experiencing complex personal difficulty with a connection to care and support to help them on their path to success and college completion.

  • Commuter Student Services

    Commuter Student Services’ mission is to provide support services and effective communication to help facilitate commuter students’ success and connection to the UH community.

  • Parent & Family Programs

    As parents and family members, you are officially part of the University of Houston family. We recognize the critical role parents can play in their student’s educational experience.

  • Campus Programs for Minors

    Individuals employed with Student Affairs, Athletics and the Charter School are required to complete the Child Protection Training annually.

Popular Resources

  • Report an Incident

    submissions using this form may not be reviewed outside of normal business hours. If there is immediate risk to health or safety, please contact University of Houston Police Department at 713-743-3333.

  • Request Assistance

    When a student encounters a barrier to their success, it is important to know who to turn to; who can help. Student Advocacy is dedicated to helping students find answers and resolutions to their problems.

  • Student Handbook

    While containing important information about the university, the Handbook is not comprehensive in its listings. Instead, vital information is presented, and when necessary, the Handbook will refer to other publications that provide more detailed information.

  • Parent Guidebook

    This document serves as your guide to the University of Houston. It contains contact information for several key colleges and departments on campus, descriptions of university services and student opportunities, and advice for the family transition.

Non-Discrimination Statement

The policy of the University of Houston (UH) is to ensure equal opportunity in all its educational programs and activities, and all terms and conditions of employment without regard to age, race, color, disability, religion, national origin, veteran's status, genetic information, or sex (including pregnancy), except where such a distinction is required by law. Additionally, UH prohibits discrimination in all aspects of employment and educational programs on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. Employees, students, and visitors to campus with questions and/or complaints regarding discrimination, or sexual misconduct (such as sexual violence) under Title IX may contact Dr. Richard Anthony Baker, Title IX Coordinator and Assistant VC/VP for Equal Opportunity Services (EOS) or the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights. Dr. Baker serves as the Title IX Coordinator as well as the ADA and Section 504 Coordinator for UH and can be contacted at: Dr. Richard Anthony Baker; 4367 Wheeler St; Houston, TX 77204; eos@uh.edu; 713.743.8835.