Educational Technology & University Outreach

ETUO 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.

ETUO 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.


Office of University Outreach

The Office of University Outreach is a major unit within Educational Technology and University Outreach (ETUO) which supports the strategic objectives of the University of Houston by increasing institutional excellence, student access, external partnerships, accountability, and administrative efficiency.

Distance Education

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.


Transfer Advising Program (TAP)

TAP is designed to assist in the transfer process from community colleges to UH. Degree/Program specific transfer advisors are available from UH academic colleges and are conveniently located at the community colleges within the greater Houston area. TAP advising can be accessed on facebook via e-mail or through online chat.


Weekend U

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.


Office of Faculty Development and Instructional Support (FDIS)

The Office of Faculty Development and Instructional Support promotes and supports faculty and programs using technology to enhance the learning experience in the classroom and in the community.


School of Continuing and Professional Studies

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.