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


Student Affairs

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

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

OPEN Center for Students with DisABILITIES

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

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

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

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

OPEN Center for Student Media Advisory Committee
Advises and makes policy recommendations regarding student publications.

OPEN 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: services and support, strategic initiatives, and campus issues related to mental health.

OPEN Women and Gender Resource Center Advisory Board

Academic Affairs

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

OPEN International Student Advisory Committee
Reviews policies and services regarding international students and makes recommendations to the Office of International Students and Scholar Services.

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

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

Administration and Finance

CLOSED Bookstore Advisory Committee
The Bookstore Advisory Committee reviews issues/concerns regarding the University Bookstore. The committee also makes policy recommendations.

OPEN Cullen Performance Hall Advisory Committee
Advises and makes recommendations to the policies concerning the Cullen Performance Hall pertaining to programming, booking procedures, rates for organizations and departments, and quality.

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

OPEN 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.

OPEN 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.

OPEN Transportation and Parking Advisory Committee
Works with the Parking and Transportation department regarding parking operations, services, and policies.

OPEN Information Technology Advisory Committee

OPEN Cougar Card Advisory Committee
The Cougar Card Advisory Committee with ensure there is support for future Cougar Card operational plans, new program initiatives, and other concerns which involve customer satisfaction, quality, and the provision of related services.

Hearing and Review Boards

OPEN Activities Funding Board
The Activities Funding Board allocates a portion of the student service fee allotted for activities funding.

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

OPEN 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.

OPEN Student Traffic Court
Examines appeals from students regarding parking and transportation violations.

OPEN Appelate Board

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

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

Task Force

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

OPEN Athletics Advisory Committee

OPEN International Mother Language Day Task Force

OPEN System Wide Art Acquisition Committee and Academic Affairs