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Advisor Schedules

Note: there will be no walk-in advising on the following dates due to new student orientation:

  • May 22, 29, 31
  • June 14, 21, 28
  • July 19, 26
  • August 2, 7, 9

We appreciate your patience as we welcome our new College of Education students for the Summer / Fall 2019 terms!

You may schedule a “walk in” appointment during a given day starting as early as 8 a.m. that day by visiting the front desk in 160 Farish Hall. “Walk in” appointments do fill up as the day continues, and some times will be blocked out so that we may serve orientation students. Please visit early to ensure you are able to see an advisor. To confirm whether walk-ins will be available on a given day, please call 713-743-5000. More information about appointments will be made available later in the semester.

Listed below are the advisors’ individual start/end times as well as when they are unavailable each day.  Remember, be prepared for your advising appointment!

Don't forget to rate your advising experience! After your advising appointment, you may fill out an anonymous survey at the front desk to help us learn how we can improve!

Teaching and Learning/Education Minor

Greta Ralston – (students with last name beginning with A-Gi) Appointments: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday will begin at 9 a.m. and the last student will be seen at 2:30 p.m.  Walk-in Advising will be held from 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and 9am - noon on Fridays.   Ms. Ralston will be unavailable from 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Kaitlyn Dempsey(students with last name beginning with Gj-O) Appointments: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday will begin at 9 a.m. and the last student will be seen at 2:30 p.m.  Walk-in Advising will be held from 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and 9 a.m. - noon on Fridays.  Ms. Dempsey will be unavailable from 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Anitra Wright(students with last name beginning with P-Z) Appointments: Tuesdays and Thursdays will begin at 9 a.m. and the last student will be seen at 2:30 p.m. Walk-in Advising will be held from 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and 9 a.m. - noon on Fridays. Ms. Wright will be unavailable from 1 p.m.-2 p.m.

Geneva Marquina - (UH at Sugar Land students ONLY with last name A-Z) Ms. Marquina will see students by appointment only on Mondays and Tuesdays from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Albert Mamie George (AMG) Building, Room 118B. Ms. Marquina will be unavailable from 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Health/Health Minor

Stephanie Martinez(students with last name beginning with A-Z) Appointments: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday will begin at 9 a.m. and the last student will be seen at 2:30 p.m.  Walk-in Advising will be held from 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. on Fridays. Ms. Martinez will be unavailable from 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Need a closed health course or don’t meet the prerequisites? Submit a request.

Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS)/HDFS Minor/Asian American Studies Minor/Special Populations Minor

Kimberly Zainfeld - Appointments: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday will begin at 9:30 a.m. and the last student will be seen at 3:00 p.m.  Walk-in Advising will be held from 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Wednesdays and 9 a.m. - noon on Fridays.  Ms. Zainfeld will be unavailable from 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Student Success Coach

Students who would like to make an appointment with the Student Success Coach should do so via Navigate by choosing the EDUC location and Student Success Coach for the service.  Laura Lee is able to assist you with guidance, motivation and academic warning/probation/suspension.  She is also able to assist you with basic needs such as food insecurity, homelessness, counseling referrals, etc.  If you do not know where/who to ask, please contact Ms. Lee for information regarding your particular issue.  If you require immediate assistance with food, please email Ms. Lee directly at llee15@uh.edu.

Future High School Teachers

If you would like to pursue an undergraduate degree with certification at the high school level (Grades 8-12) or in Art or Music (Early Childhood-12th grade), you must major in the subject that you want to become certified to teach and may pursue a Minor in Education. You must also successfully complete the Teacher Education Program. Please see the departmental advisor for undergraduate requirements. All advisors are located within the academic department of your degree.