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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.

Online and Special Programs

Online and Special Programs 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.

Weekend U

Weekend U is designed to provide students with an alternative when scheduling courses. The program offers smaller Saturday core curriculum classes, the opportunity to accelerate degree completion, and easier parking. During the Fall and Spring semesters, Weekend U 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 and Departmental Instructional Support (FDIS)

Faculty and Departmental Instructional Support promotes and supports faculty and programs using technology to enhance the learning experience in the classroom and in the community.

CASA Testing Centers

CASA was designed by the Department of Mathematics to provide academic support to its students. CASA offers two main services: that of tutoring and testing. The CASA Testing Center has 2 locations. The CASA Testing Center at GAR location (CASA-GAR) is located next door to the Tutoring Center in room 221. The second location, CASA Testing Center at CBB location (CASA-CBB), is located in the Classroom and Business Building, room 242. The facility is constantly adapting to the needs of its clients to provide a smooth and comfortable testing experience.

Blackboard Functional Support

University Outreach

University Outreach provides leadership and professional development training to Houston professionals, and offers certificate programs, customized training and partnerships, courses and conferences.

UH Northwest Campus

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.