Student Success

How does the Provost's office help students?

The Provost is the Chief Academic Officer and is responsible for student access and success. The Provost initiates and oversees a broad range of programs which benefit students throughout the University of Houston and the community, including undergraduate, graduate, continuing and distance education programs, as well as all academic programs and policies. The Provost also oversees faculty appointment, promotion, and tenure.

Select from the information below to learn more about what the Provost office does, and what we can do for you!


UH Student Policy Updates

Policy on Dropping Courses: Six 'W'-grades Limit
- 8·13·12 update

Undergraduate Student Information for Dropping and Withdrawing from Course Enrollment - 6·4·13 update

The Texas Resident Enrollment Cap:
Information and FAQs - 8·30·12 update

The "Three-peat" Rule: Information and FAQs
- 7·18·12 update

Tip Sheet: Attempted Hours & the ORD - 7·16·12 update

UH Academic Honesty Policy FAQs for Students

Interim Policy: UH Academic Accommodations
for Students with Disabilities Policy and Procedures - .pdf


Financial Assistance and Programs

Financial Incentives for On-Time Graduation

The Provost's Undergraduate Research Scholarship (PURS)

The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF-UH)

OISP - study abroad scholarships


Fulbright U.S. Student Program


Broader Horizons

Study abroad, foreign studies

Distance education

Continuing education


Special Interests

Pre-health fields

UH Charter School (UHCS)


Special Needs

Academic advising and support for major-undeclared students

Freshmen, commuter, and transfer students: College Success Program

Medical and administrative withdrawals

Academic Honesty Policy - FAQs

Additional Resources

Where to find Student Academic Forms 

Information about the UH Student Disabilities and Academic Accommodations Policy and Procedure

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Informational Resources

The UH Undergraduate Catalog

The UH Core Curriculum

The UH Graduate Catalog

Graduate and Professional Studies Resource Guide: the download page

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Commonly needed offices

Undergraduate Academic Advising

Undergraduate Scholars at UH

Office of Academic Program Management


Additional Interest

Faculty and Staff Awards

See recipients

Nominate! - when and how


Through the Office of Planning and University Outreach, the Provost sponsors both Houston Public Radio and Houston Public Television. To learn more about what these stations do for the Houston community, visit their web sites:

KUHT - Houston Public Television - PBS

KUHF - Houston Public Radio - 88.7 FM


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