University Committees

Get Involved with student government by joining one of the many university committees. Browse the list below for opportunities that might interest you, and view committees bylaws by clicking on thier name.

For more information or questions regarding university committees please contact the Student Body Vice President at sgavp@central.uh.edu

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STUDENT AFFAIRS

A.D. Bruce Religion Center Policy Board
Advises and makes recommendations on policies concerning the A.D. Bruce Religion Center. (monthly)

Activities Funding Board
The Activities Funding Board allocates a portion of the student service fee allotted for activities funding. (Every Wednesday at 5:00- 8:30pm)

Children's Learning Centers Advisory Board
Advises and makes recommendations regarding the Children's Learning Centers.

Center for Students with DisABILITIES

Health Center Policy Board
Advises the administration regarding policies, guidelines, and services concerning the UH Health Center.

Recreation Advisory Committee
Reviews and recommends policies and services regarding the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center.

Substance Abuse Prevention and Education Committee
Serves to enforce university policies regarding violations of Student Life (non-academic) policies.

Student Housing & Residential Life Advisory Committee
Advises and makes recommendations to the Student Housing & Residential Life department regarding the housing policies, rates, and services.

Student Fee Advisory Committee
SFAC makes recommendations to the Chancellor/President regarding the annual allocation of student fees.

Center for Student Media Advisory Committee
Advises and makes policy recommendations regarding student publications. (Fall Semester:  September 19, October 24 and December 5th from 3:30-5:00pm in the Faculty Senate Conference Room)

Counseling and Psychological Services Advisory Committee
This committee shall serve in an advisory capacity to the Director of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at the University of Houston in regards to:

  1. CAPS services and support
  2. CAPS strategic initiatives
  3. Campus issues related to mental health

Scholarships and Financial Aid Advisory Committee
Advises and makes recommendations to the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid regarding policies customer service, and issues.

University Hearing Board
The University Hearing Board is responsible for hearing cases concerning alleged violations of the UH Student Handbook and/or disciplinary policies by members of the student body.

ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

Graduate and Professional Studies Advisory Committee
Advises and makes recommendations regarding Graduate and Professional academic programs and students.

International Student Advisory Committee
Reviews policies and services regarding international students and makes recommendations to the Office of International Students and Scholar Services. (Once a semester. Fall semester: Friday, October 18, from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm in the 1st Floor Conference Room, Student Service Center 1 Building)

Library Advisory Committee
Advises UH Libraries in setting resource allocation priorities and reviewing holding inventories.

Undergraduate Admissions Review Committee
Advises on the status of students who appeal admission decisions.

Teaching Excellence Awards Committee
Advises the Provost on evaluation and selection of candidates for the teaching excellence awards.

ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE

Bookstore Advisory Committee
The Bookstore Advisory Committee reviews issues/concerns regarding the University Bookstore. The committee also makes policy recommendations. (Second Wednesday of every month 12:00P – 1:30P)

Emergency Operations Committee
The Emergency Operations Committee serves in advisory capacity to UH administrators in regards to the Emergency Operations of UH.

Food Services Advisory Committee
Advises and makes recommendations to Auxiliary and Dining Services regarding the University’s retail, residential food and beverage, and vending services. (meets first Friday of every month from 12:00-1:30pm)

Safety and Security Advisory Committee
Advises the UH Department of Public Safety on matters related to police activities and works closely with the UH Chief of Police to promote polices that will support a safe and secure campus.

Student Traffic Court
Examines appeals from students regarding parking and transportation violations. ("assist as needed” schedule)

Sustainability Task Force
Serves to implement policies, programs, and services for a more sustainable and eco-friendly UH.

Transportation and Parking Advisory Committee
Works with the Parking and Transportation department regarding parking operations, services, and policies. (meets third Friday of every month at 1:30pm. Location: Stadium Parking Garage Room 123)

OTHER

Appelate Board
One to two times per semester, "assist as needed" schedule