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Occupational Wellness

Alternative Work Arrangements

Alternative Work Arrangements (AWA) can lead to greater satisfaction and enhanced work-life balance for employees. It is policy of the University to permit A.W.A., when it is the best interests of UH and will enhance the productivity of our staff.

Workplace Accomodations

Reasonable workplace accommodations for employees with disabilities, which may include a modification or adjustment to a job or the work environment, are evaluated throughEqual Opportunity Services.

Bright Horizons Child and Elder Backup Care

Bright Horizons Child and Elder Backup Care helps employees better manage their work, family and personal responsibilities by offering several days of emergency care per year at subsidized rates for work-related reasons.

Children's Learning Centers

Children's Learning Centers provides on-campus instruction and care for children in a safe, healthy, and nurturing environment. Children and legal dependent of students, staff and faculty of the University of Houston main campus are eligible for enrollment.  Tuition assistance may be available for qualifying applicants.

Ergonomic Assessments

An Ergonomic Assessment can maximize  employee job function and productivity, prevent injuries, improve employee comfort, promote return to work after an injury and accommodate an employee with injuries or disabilities  in performing his/her work tasks. Ergonomic assessments may be acquired through a supervisor’s request and are offered through the University’s Environmental Health & Safety office.