Houston, May 9, 2013 – Beginning Monday, May 13, and lasting through Friday, Aug. 9, the University Center transformation project will expand the existing work site to include two additional areas to accommodate construction.
Walkways Between University Center and M.D. Anderson Library Impacted by UC Utility Work for Two Weeks in May
Houston, April 30, 2013 – Two consecutive projects will take place in the area, first on May 13 and May 14, the second on May 20 through May 24, 2013. Work will be conducted daily roughly from 6:30AM through 4:00PM. Pedestrian pass-through by the work sites will be available at all time. Steel plates will be available to cover work area for emergencies.
On Saturday, April 27th, 2013, members, alumni, and guests gathered at the University of Houston Hilton Hotel and Conference Center to celebrate the re-chartering of the Zeta Chi chapter of Sigma Nu fraternity at the University of Houston.
The Dean of Students Office at The University Houston (UH) is developing a new program to support commuter students' success. We recognize that commuter students may face unique and different challenges than those students who live on campus.
On Saturday, April 20th, the Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity was officially welcomed to the University of Houston Fraternity & Sorority Community as the Upsilon Eta chapter.
The end of the semester is approaching. During this time, final exams become the main priority for most students and can be quite stressful. Your stress-free release is here. Enjoy a week of activities that will surely ease the frustration that comes with this time of year.
All of the fun begins on Monday, April 22nd through Tuesday, April 30th. All UH students are invited to take a break from studying for final exams. This stress free week will include bubble wrap, puppies, free pancakes, crawfish, $1 cones, Spring Fest, FREE T-shirts, and much more! For a complete calendar of stress free final events visit www.uh.edu/uc/stressfreefinals.
Scale Transformed University Center Model Makes Debut in UC Administration Services and Operations Office
Though much of the University Center has been closed for construction, the UC Transformation Project has been committed to offering the university community previews of the future of the UC. Toward this end, we have commissioned a scale model of the New UC, built from the digital architectural renderings themselves.
On Saturday, November 3, 2012 Daniel Gray, the Assistant Director for the Center for Student Involvement (CSI), received the Shirley Plakidas Outstanding New Professional Award from the Association of College Unions (ACUI) Region 12. Daniel began his time at the University of Houston (UH) as a graduate student and received his Master’s degree in Education. He started his professional career with the UH University Centers as the Program Coordinator for Commuter Services, where he became highly involved with ACUI programs on the Regional and National level. Daniel recently served as the Co-Lead Facilitator for ACUI’s Institute for Leadership Education and Development (I-LEAD) for the 2012 program.
UHFS Office to be Relocated
In order to accommodate the construction of the University Center Transformation Project, The UH Forensics Society will relocate from UC Room 35 to Room 102 in Oberholtzer Hall. This office transition will take place between November 26 and December 7, 2013. Additional services located on the UC Ground Floor will also be taken offline (TV lounge, commuter microwave, restrooms, computer kiosk and the Lactation Center).
Should you have any questions, please call 832.842.6239.
UC Games Room Closing Scheduled as UC Ground Floor Goes Offline to Accommodate UC Transformation Project
In order to accommodate the complex and comprehensive scope of renovations and expansions, it has been necessary for the project timeline to adjust and evolve from its conception to today.
This fall, the Student Life area in the Division of Student Affairs launched the “Get Involved” website powered by Collegiate Link. This online electronic suite of services, available to students, allows students to find organizations tailored to their unique interests...
As the University Center Transformation Project continues its transition from concept to concrete, a number of changes were made to the building program and portfolio of services. In order to accommodate the full schedule and scope of the UC Transformation Project, the on-campus hair salon, Jonorr’s, closed permanently effective June 29th.
To continue to serve the Ice Cream needs of the campus community, Little Shasta's has opened in the UC Satellite. Even though the location has changed, Shasta's traditions remain the same.
Each spring, world leaders, the brightest minds in business and some of the most philanthropic people on Earth join students and national youth organizations at the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGIU) to address the world's most pressing problems. Eleven students from the University of Houston were among the attendees in 2012.