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Academic and Student Support Resources

The University of Houston offers a wide range of academic and support resources to assist students reach their academic and professional goals.  The College of Education is committed to student success and is available with additional information regarding resources through its excellence in advising commitment.

Below is a list of resources found in the College of Education and/or UH to assist students with study tips, counseling, tutoring, library, and general support services.

Academic Support

  • College of Education CITE Lab: Location: third floor of Farish Hall, the CITE Lab offers College of Education students special services such as use of computer labs and printing services.  The CITE Lab also offers College of Education students 2000 printing credits per semester, equipment check-out options, conference poster printing and design assistance!  This service is only available to COE students.  
  • LAUNCH (Learning Advancements for UNdergraduate Cougars of Houston): Location: Cougar Village 1, room N109.  Learning Support Services (LSS) offers drop-in tutoring for over 500 courses offered at UH.  LSS also offers workshops in time management, test preparation, note-taking, and much more. 
  • Center for Academic Support and Assessment (CASA):  Locations:  Garrison Gym, room 221, and the Classroom and Business Building (CBB), room 242.  Designed by the Department of Mathematics, CASA provides academic support to all students who struggle with Math. 
  • UH Writing CenterLocation: Classroom and Business Building (CBB), room 234.  The UH Writing Center is a valuable tool for students in all writing levels.  They are designed not only for those who struggle with academic writing, but also for those who want to better their writing or need advice on formatting.
  • UH LibrariesLocation: The M.D. Anderson Library is the main library on campus and is located near the University Center.  The university also has library resources in the Architecture Building and Law. As a student you also receive 500 printing credits per semester that you can use in the M.D. Anderson Library as well as computers, laptops, and study spaces.
  • UH Information Technology:  UIT offers assistance on computer accounts, email, equipment check-out, password resets, software, and training. 
  • UH Testing Services:  Location: Student Service Center 1, room 204.  Testing services is the place to go if you need to take a national test, credit by exam, or placement test.  You can see all the exams offered at their website.

Student Support

  • Center for Students with DisABILITIES:  Location:  CSD Building, room 110.  The CSD office offers services such as attendant care, specialized computer work stations, zoom text, Braille, and much more.  Most professors require students to be registered with CSD to receive special accommodations.
  • Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS):  Location:  Student Service Center 1, room 226.  CAPS offers services for a wide variety of issues that may interfere with daily life such as low academic performance, stress, anxiety, loneliness, identity issues, etc.  CAPS provides a safe, confidential atmosphere which allows students to feel comfortable sharing their issues.
  • LGBTQ Resource Center:  Location:  University Center North, room N 201.  The UH LGBT Resource Center provides a safe and supportive space for LGBTQ people on campus to access resources, ask questions, and make connections.
  • Veteran’s Affairs:  Location:  University Center North, room 202.  Veteran’s Affairs can assist Veterans with applying for the GI Bill, withdrawal options when called to duty, and enrollment certification.
  • Office of International Student and Scholar Services (ISSSO):  Location:  University Center North, room 203.  International students is the place to turn for all information regarding change of status, reinstatements, and extensions.  If you are an international student and have an emergency such as medical or arrest, you should contact them immediately.

There are many more resources the university offers.  If you have an issue you would like to have addressed and do not see it listed above, please contact your Academic Advisor.  The advisors in the COE Undergraduate Studies office have access to all the many resources our great university has to share with you.  In most cases these resources are FREE for you to use