Take Your Child to Work Day


On Friday, June 9, 2017 bring your children for the first-annual Take Your Child to Work Day!  Children ages 8-13 have the opportunity to come to work and participate in activities on campus (parents must accompany children).  Children will receive a voucher for free lunch at Fresh Food Company.


REGISTER HERE: Take Your Child To Work Day Registration




Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts

Event Start: Moores School of Music Lobby

“The Arts Experience”: Children will tour all areas (art, music, theatre & dance) of the Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts paired with hands-on, interactive activities.  Blaffer Art Museum will offer tours of the museum as well as fun-filled art-making activities.  Participants should bring their imagination, as all materials will be provided, and dress for art making and touring the arts quadrangle known as “The Grove”.

They will explore the exciting world of the arts while activating their creativity.  From artistic petting zoos to demonstrations to performances, there won’t be a dull moment.  Parents will collaborate with their children while watching their transformation right before their eyes!


M.D. Anderson Library

Event Start: Elizabeth Rockwell Pavilion, 2nd Floor of the Library

Children will make their own book, play games, or build with Lego while waiting to begin their library "treasure hunt."  They will get a behind-the-scenes look at the library with prizes at each station, learn about evaluating information sources from a UH librarian, and get their picture taken at the Library photo booth.  The morning will wrap up with a screening of the film Monsters University and a snack.


C.T.Bauer College of Business

Event Start: Classroom and Business Building (CBB Room 328-330), Third Floor

Children will participate in a fun team building activity and build their own dream boards, a physical board representing their thoughts, dreams, and favorite subjects.


College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Event Start: Philip Guthrie Hoffman (PGH) Hall, Room 232

  • Computer Science Visit:  Introduction to the CS Gaming Program, success stories concerning the US Image Cup, a US Image Cup Game Demo, and a VR/AR-based Serious Game Demo (Oculus VR and Microsoft HoloLens)
  • Chemistry Visit:  View a dynamic demonstration of chemical properties from students in the American Chemical Society.
  • Physics Visit:  View a Meissner effect (superconductivity) demonstration and a gyroscope rotating stools/wheels activity.


Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management

Event Start: Hilton Lobby

Children will tour the Hilton College, have the opportunity to learn to make cotton candy and cupcakes, participate in a cupcake decorating contest, and end with a dodge ball game in Lynn Eusan Park.