2013-2014 Student Handbook


Richard Walker richard_walker

  • Dear Students,

    Welcome to the University of Houston. As an outstanding Tier One research and teaching university, UH has dedicated faculty and staff who are committed to creating an engaging learning and living environment.   We want all students to graduate from UH being well-prepared "intellectually and personally " to live fulfilling and impactful lives. Whether you are an incoming freshman, transfer, or returning student, we are extremely excited that you have joined the UH community and I want you to know the Division of Student Affairs is dedicated to your success. Please take the opportunity to explore our departments, programs and services. The Student Affairs team strives to provide a dynamic array of quality leadership and involvement opportunities as well as support services for the diverse student population at UH. We are dedicated to supporting the academic mission of the institution by enriching the overall student experience. The Division of Student Affairs is devoted to a continuous improvement process which includes regularly assessing our programs and services to make certain we offer the quality and quantity that keeps pace with our ever-evolving student body. During the academic year, you may be asked to provide feedback to help us get better; please take the time to give us your input. The data we gather will help us make informed decisions regarding how we can best support and ensure your success. Creating the finest comprehensive collegiate learning experience for our students is a true collaborative partnership between all UH stakeholders and your guidance is an important component. Please let us know when you have questions and how we can enhance your UH experience. I look forward to the opportunity to meet you throughout the school year.

    With Cougar Pride,

    Richard Walker
    Vice President for Student Affairs