New Faculty

Welcome to the University of Houston!

Congratulations on your decision to pursue your career at a Carnegie-designated Tier One public research university right in the heart of vibrant, international Houston, Texas. Intellectual curiosity and a passion for impacting the world are what drive our UH Community. We are excited by the energy and spirit you bring to our team!

Thank you. Welcome. Go Cougars!

New Faculty Orientation

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You are invited to New Faculty Orientation on Thursday, August 18, 2016

At Orientation: The Office of the Provost invites all new, full-time faculty to participate in interactive sessions focusing on our wonderfully diverse student community and the various resources that support research and teaching at UH.

All events will ensure ample opportunity for questions to be posed and answered amidst an atmosphere of celebration. You are joining a collection of dedicated faculty colleagues committed to reinforcing UH's position as a premier research university.

Opportunities will be provided for meeting campus leadership and networking with colleagues from many programs, departments, schools and colleges. There will also be a resource fair featuring representatives from various UH services providing materials and guidance for settling into your new home at UH.

Orientation FAQ and Registration Details

Orientation Information

New Faculty Registration

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HR Online Videos

Human Resources has several modules that guide you through common steps you'll need to take as a new faculty member at the University. Click the below links to access these videos:

Beyond Orientation

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There are numerous campus activities available to strengthen your knowledge of and participation in the UH community of scholars. Whether you hold many years of university experience elsewhere or are, for the first time, becoming a member of a university faculty, you are encouraged to take full advantage:

Campus Life

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