Advocacy - University of Houston
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Hub for Campus Support Services:

Build and maintain a network of campus and community stakeholders for student populations. This network will support a student as they navigate the complexities of campus. Network partners will include, but not limited to:

  • One Stop for advocacy – connect students to campus and local resources
  • Holistic wellbeing through signature programs and collaborative efforts with University Career Services, UH Wellness, Campus Recreation, and other campus departments

Provide Essential Services that Meet Basic Needs:

The Center will reduce basic need barriers that inhibit student academic success related to food, housing, transportation, mental and physical health, and technology. Services will include, but not limited not:

  • Community food distributions and food insecurity support and resources (Cougar Cupboard/Peeps Pantry)
  • Create and maintain a campus and community resource listing for UH students, faculty, and staff (i.e. health, food source and social services for students, etc.).
  • Homelessness advocacy and support

Develop Resources and Educational Workshops:

The Center will support the personal and professional development of students. This will include, but not limited to:

  • Personal Development workshops such as: learning for living in a global environment, well-being and self-care, conflict resolution and open dialogue, critical thinking, emotional intelligence, and self-advocacy and resilience 
  • Staff and faculty workshops including: Supporting Today's Student, and trauma informed supportive behaviors in advising and working with students