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DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE

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Raymond Bartlett

Senior Vice Chancellor and Senior Vice President

Welcome to the Division of Administration and Finance at the University of Houston, comprised of more than 1,100 employees within eight business units reporting to the Senior Vice President for Administration and Finance.

As an integral foundation with a Commitment to Service Excellence, the Mission of the Division of Administration and Finance is to provide a platform for nationally competitive and internationally recognized opportunities of learning, discovery, and engagement for a diverse student population in a real-world setting by leading, supporting and enabling Strategic Goals of institutional effectiveness for the University of Houston and the University of Houston System.

For all the news and highlights from across the Division of A&F, check out the latest issue of the A&F SPIRIT Newsletter . The newsletter is sent to all Division Staff. Click here to read the A&F Division Highlights.

 

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Highlights

  • Qatari Artist Muna Al-Bader creates the mural Cultural Bonds

    Qatari Artist Muna Al-Bader Creates the Mural Cultural Bonds

    Public Art UHS brings Qatari Artist Muna Al Bader to campus for a unique and inspiring temporary art exhibition, Cultural Bonds. The piece, which is currently under construction, will be on display for a year and is conveniently located in the UH Arts district. Click here for additional details. 
  • Holiday Safety Tips & Reminders

    Holiday Safety Tips & Reminders

    Before placing the holiday decor or warming up in your office, check out this year’s holiday safety tips and reminders from our partners across the Division of Administration & Finance.
  • Improve Your WIFI Experience

    Improve Your WIFI Experience

    Check out UIT's Weekly Quick Tip to improve your WIFI experience on campus. To optimize your Wi-Fi experience on campus, start by performing a Wi-Fi speed test at uh.edu/network-test. If your speeds are slower than 5 Mbps then you should consider trying some of the following steps to improve your Wi-Fi
  • Facilities/Construction Management Launches the Pedestrian Safety Project

    Facilities/Construction Management Launches the Pedestrian Safety Project

    Facilities/Construction Management is proud to help support safety initiatives on campus. The Pedestrian Safety Project is the result of a recent campus assessment of pedestrian safety. Akila Raman, Assistant Project Manager, in Campus Construction Services (CCS) will manage this project. Click here to read more.
  • Bots are Back! Sally Returns and Kellogg's Bowl Bot Begins

    Bots are Back! Sally Returns and Kellogg's Bowl Bot Begins

    Sally the Salad Robot is back on campus and located at M.D Anderson Library! Create your own customized salad with the touch of a button. visit https://www.chowbotics.com/.

    The Kellogg’s Bowl Bot offering several different cereal options will be available at Cougar Village 1 in early October. Follow @uhfoodie for details on how you can receive a 20% off coupon to use toward your first Bowl Bot purchase.
  • Finals Mania Returns

    Finals Mania Returns

    The Cougar spirit lives on through the Finals Mania tradition that returns this fall. Additional details are coming soon!
  • BrewBar: Empowering the next generation of leaders. Brought to you by Brewbike.

    BrewBar: Empowering the next generation of leaders. Brought to you by Brewbike.

    Now on tap, the BrewBike is a student-run campus coffee concept that is aimed at empowering the next generation of leaders through entrepreneurial experience. Visit https://brewbike.com for more details.

  • Dorothy Hood Art Exhibition

    Dorothy Hood Art Exhibition

    Dorothy Hood: The Edge of Being is organized by Public Art of the University of Houston System in collaboration with the Art Museum of South Texas (AMST) and UH Libraries Special Collections. The exhibition features artworks from several collections including those of Public Art UHS and the AMST as well as objects drawn from the Dorothy Hood Papers, a collection of the Art Museum of South Texas and the University of Houston Libraries. Click here for more details.
  • Enhancements to UH WIFI at the TDECU Stadium

    Enhancements to UH WIFI at the TDECU Stadium

    In an effort to continue to enhance the Wi-Fi experience throughout our campuses and remote locations, we have been working to increase the WiFi coverage in outdoor spaces such athletics events in the TDECU Stadium.  Read More

     

  • Winter Weather Driving Tips

    Winter Weather Driving Tips

    The University of Houston is no stranger to the cold weather, especially after the occurrence of Winter Storm Uri earlier this year. With the winter quickly approaching, it’s always important to remember some winter weather driving tips
  • Houston Public Media Premieres Party Politics Podcast

    Houston Public Media Premieres Party Politics Podcast

    Overwhelmed by the political news cycle every week? We get it — that’s why we’re ‘keeping the fun but losing all the drama’ of politics! Party Politics podcast is hosted by Brandon Rottinghaus and Jeronimo Cortina, two smart and sassy University of Houston political science professors, who deliver a friendly, funny, and casually informative recap of the week’s biggest political news stories.
  • November is American Diabetes Month

    November is American Diabetes Month

    A reminder from UH Occupational Health Services: November is American Diabetes Month. According to the CDC, over 34 million people in the United States have diabetes, and 1 in 4 do not know they have it. With early detection and awareness, you can take steps to prevent or delay the onset of Type 2 Diabetes. For risk factors and healthy living tips, visit American Diabetes Association.
  • Finding HUB Vendors is now easier

    Finding HUB Vendors is now easier

    UH HUB Operations Office is committed to a business program of advocacy, education, knowledge, development and utilization that will achieve HUB procurement participation. Should you have questions about the HUB program or can’t find a vendor in the UH HUB Database that addresses your procurement needs, please email flclark@uh.edu or call 713-743-8603.

  • Office Winter Holiday Safety

    Office Winter Holiday Safety

    Winter holidays are a time for families and friends to get together. But that also means a greater risk for fire. Following a few simple tips will ensure a happy and fire-safe holiday season.
  • Houston Public Media Highlights 100 Years of Houston

    Houston Public Media Highlights 100 Years of Houston

    The History of Houston encompasses major events with people and organizations that have worked for positive change in our community and abroad. 100 Years of Houston recounts important milestones and shares the personal stories of our city's trailblazers and their local connection. These stories are framed by the themes of Inclusion & Diversity, Innovation and Health. Read more.
  • Catalyst Program Continues to Support Professional Development for Staff

    Catalyst Program Continues to Support Professional Development for Staff

    The return of the Catalyst program yielded great results this semester with courses like Creative Problem Solving and Franklin Covey’s The Six Critical Practices filling up in record time. Several new courses were introduced including Embracing Change, Mastering Your Productivity, and Leading Change. These courses focus on the crucial role leaders have in effectively leading change initiatives in the workplace. Please stay tuned! Additional courses will be released next semester. Head over to the Catalyst app in AccessUH to view current courses that are available. Visit the Talent Development website to view the full course catalogue.  
  • When the Sirens Sounds

    When the Sirens Sounds

    The University of Houston Outdoor Warning Siren System is designed to alert students, faculty, staff and visitors in the event of a shelter-in-place emergency where it is unsafe to be outdoors. The siren is activated by the University and provides a quick method of notifying the campus with an audible tone that can be heard outdoors. It is meant to alert everyone to seek shelter indoors. 
  • UH Police Help is Only a Click Away

    UH Police Help is Only a Click Away

    "Summon Safety at Your Fingertips" through the UH Go app. With this new feature you can share your location and stay safe. For more detail about the UH Emergency Call feature, visit UH GO.
  • UHPD National Night Out "Snow Cone Tour"

    UHPD National Night Out "Snow Cone Tour"

    More than 400 students celebrated the 2021 UH National Night Out hosted by UHPD on a picture-perfect afternoon as part of this year's free snow-cone tour! Video highlights featured the opportunity to "chill" with UHPD's finest beginning at the Student Center South Circle Drive, then Cougar Village 1 and 2, and ending in the Quad. Click here for more information about UHPD events and follow UHPD's finest @UofHPolice
  • Pay with your Digital Cougar Card

    Pay with your Digital Cougar Card

    You can now pay for your meals at Cougar Woods with your digital Cougar Card. It’s easy. Open your digital cougar card in the UH Go app.
  • Sign up for updates from Parking

    Sign up for updates from Parking

    You can sign up for text messege alerts from Parking and Transportation by Texting COOGPARK to 55744!
  • CougarQ Appointment Portal

    CougarQ Appointment Portal

    So much to do and not enough time to stand in line!? Don’t worry, you can get in line remotely or schedule an appointment! visit CougarQ in AccessUH.
  • Print Your COVID-19 Signage Today!

    Print Your COVID-19 Signage Today!

    Easily order your COVID-19 signage today from Copy, Print and Delivery Services. Click here to view our order sheet. All posters are printed tear-, water- and chemical-resistant synthetic paper. To order signage, please email cpd@uh.edu with the sign number requested, size preference and quantity required.
  • UH 'FIXIT Call Center' Now Staffed by Blind and Low-Vision Operators

    UH 'FIXIT Call Center' Now Staffed by Blind and Low-Vision Operators

    Through WorkQuest, a private nonprofit corporation that links Texans with disabilities to employment opportunities, The Lighthouse of Houston was chosen to train and provide the new operators for UH’s FIXIT call center. The Lighthouse of Houston is a nonprofit education and service center committed to assisting blind and low-vision people to live independently. To read the UH feature story, click here.
  • Explore Challenges and Solutions with "Building Blocks"

    Explore Challenges and Solutions with "Building Blocks"

    Research has shown the importance of early childhood education and development from birth to age five. We will look at the factors that put some of our children behind the curve, what quality early learning looks like and how to improve it. We want to make sure our children are ready to succeed in the long term.

    Join Houston Public Media in partnership with Collaborative for Children to explore the challenges and the solutions in Building Blocks.
  • Continuity Council Summit

    Continuity Council Summit

    Last week, Ginger Walker, Director of Emergency Management, presented at the State Office of Risk (SORM) Management’s Continuity Council Summit.
  • Power Up Employee Wellness

    Power Up Employee Wellness

    Power Up Employee Wellness has the resources to support you and your health and well-being. As a part of Human Resources Benefits wellness initiatives, we proudly offer COVID-19, influenza, and shingles vaccinations in September.
  • Houston Public Media's "Math in a Flash" & "Problem Solvers"

    Houston Public Media's "Math in a Flash" & "Problem Solvers"

    Hear from Jared Leigh, naval architect with ConocoPhillips, about the partnership with Houston Public Media for Math in a Flash and Problem Solvers, and how getting kids excited about STEM is beneficial to all students, regardless of their career path.
  • Asado Presents Automated Food Lockers

    Asado Presents Automated Food Lockers

    Check out this step-by-step video on how to order from the self-serve food lockers from the Boost Mobile Ordering app. University of Houston's Asado Burritos and Bowls becomes the first in the state of Texas with a convenient and contactless food pick-up solution.
  • What's New with UH Dining

    What's New with UH Dining

    - Fall 2021 Food Truck Schedule
    - Student Hiring Job Opportunities
    - Supply Chain and Hiring Shortages
    - Events calendar
    - Get the scoop at @uhfoodie
  • Faculty Textbook Adoption Resource Update

    Faculty Textbook Adoption Resource Update

    For the latest information about how to enter your adoptions through the Faculty Center, check out easy step-by-step instructions about how to adopt your course materials in six steps or less! Visit the 2021 Faculty Textbook Adoption website to learn more.
  • Package Drop To Residential Communities

    Package Drop To Residential Communities

    UH Delivery Services has installed Parcel Locker System at 6 residential locations throughout the University of Houston campus. These Parcel Locker System provide secure package pickup 24-hours a day.

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ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE AT A GLANCE

  • 77trees planted last year
  • 1 MILLION# of meals per year in the 2 dining commons
  • Nearly 700UH System Collection Artworks
  • $1.5 BILLIONinvested in facilities
  • 4,000# of COAST participants

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