The Cougar Patrol are student workers that assist the University of Houston Department of Public Safety to provide a safe environment for the University Community. The Cougar Patrol assists the University of Houston Police in a variety of ways, such as performing high visibility foot patrols while in radio contact with the officers and police dispatcher.
The Cougar Patrol are the backbone of our
escort program. The members of the Cougar Patrol perform most of
the escorts for the campus. The Cougar Patrol also provides simple
vehicle assistance such as jump starts and unlocks when
The Cougar Patrol are paid part time employees of the University of Houston Department Department of Public Safety. Work Study positions are available. A wide variety of shifts are available and there is some flexibility in scheduling.
If you are interested in joining the Cougar Patrol contact the UHDPS personnel division or visit the career services page. You must be a current student (or be on summer break). You must have a current Texas Driver's License and be able to pass a criminal record check.