Education Innovation & Technology
EIT works with academic colleges, faculty and other administrative units to coordinate course and program delivery, student support services, and to provide faculty development opportunities. We also work with colleges and develop and implement Extension programs for domestic and international delivery.
EIT also serves as a liaison with the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and the Southern Regional Electronic Board on matters related to accurate reporting and maintenance of quality standards.
Distance Education offers a variety of courses and degree programs via internet, hybrid, face-to-face and at our off-campus teaching centers. Each year, more than 20,000 UH students enroll in over 500 distance education classes, and this number is projected to increase.
WeekendU is designed to provide students with an alternative when scheduling courses, WeekendU offers core curriculum classes, a tuition discount, free parking, and the opportunity to accelerate degree completion. WeekendU classes are held Saturdays on the UH campus between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., and are taught by the same qualified instructors that teach during the week.
Faculty Design and Instructional Support promotes and supports faculty and programs using technology to enhance the learning experience in the classroom and in the community.
The School of Continuing and Professional Studies provides leadership and professional development training to Houston professionals. For over three decades, UH Continuing Studies has contributed to organizational excellence through certificate programs, customized training and partnerships, courses and conferences.
The UH Northwest Campus (NWC) is an extension of the University of Houston. NWC offers the upper-level coursework required to complete a variety of bachelor's degrees, as well as master's degrees and certificate programs. Classes in other areas of study are also available, and additional degree programs are added each semester.