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 Thursday, August 21, 2014

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

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New Faculty Registration

Orientation Information


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:

Faculty Development & Instructional Support:  FDIS 
Faculty Senate Activities:  Faculty Senate 
Learning and Assessment Specialists:  Learning and Assessment Services (LAS)
Learning through Discovery Initiative: UG Discovery
Partnering with Librarians:  UH Libraries
Research:  Division of Research
Partnering with Writing Specialists: UH Writing Center

Campus Life

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UH Arts: http://uh.edu/uh-arts/
UH Athletics: http://uhcougars.com
UH Dining: http://uh.edu/student-life/dining/
UH Recreation/Wellness: http://uh.edu/recreation/
UH Religion Center: http://uh.edu/adbruce/
UH News: http://uh.edu/news-events/
http://thedailycougar.com
Public Broadcasting (From UH Campus):
Watch (PBS): http://houstonpbs.org/
Listen LIVE (Classical Music & NPR): http://houstonpublicradio.org/