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Academics

Tutoring, advising, accommodations, and other academic supports.

The Center for Student Advocacy and Community is here to support students with any barriers to success you may be facing. To request an appointment to talk with a staff member for personalized guidance and resource recommendations for your situation, please fill out this form.

On-campus resources

Tutoring, advising, accommodations, and other academic supports.

Academic Advising- Talk with an expert advisor to help you stay on track for graduation and for advice on academic and enrollment issues.

Academic Achievers Program- supports underrepresented students toward graduation by offering a $16,000 four-year scholarship, priority registration, and career and leadership opportunities for eligible students accepted into the program.

Children’s Learning Centers (CLC)- Provides childcare and developmentally appropriate education for children from 3 months old through 5 years old. Also offers Spanish Language Immersion Program. Only children or legal dependents of students, staff, faculty, and alumni are eligible for enrollment. Open Monday-Friday, 7:30am to 5:30pm. Tuition and fees can be found here. The CLC also offers tuition assistance to some student families based on financial need.

Center for Academic Support and Assessment (CASA) Tutoring Center- provides one-on-one math tutoring services for students enrolled in undergraduate math courses on the main campus. No appointment required, drop in anytime Monday-Thursday 9am-6pm or Fridays 9am-2pm. Located in CBB, Room 234. Be sure to check out the tutoring center rules on the website before you drop in.

Center for Student Empowerment (CSE)- offers individualized advising, mentorship, scholarships, and personal development workshops for students, including specialized supports and resources for DACA students, students transitioning from foster care, and first gen and other underrepresented students.

  • You can access many of CSE’s supports by becoming a member, which requires completing an application and meeting with a CSE staff member.

Challenger Program- supports first generation college students through specialized programming, supplementary advising, priority registration, tutoring, and campus-wide resource connections. Students must complete an application and interview to join the program.

EAB Navigate - Schedule appointments with your academic advisor, check your schedule, enrollment holds, and more through the app.

    • Download by searching for "Navigate Student" in the Apple Store or on Google Play, and login with your CougarNet ID and password. 

Enrollment Ready! and Major Match offer self-service guidance for students to review and prepare enrollment and course requirements.

Graduate School- The Graduate School oversees over 6,000 students in a broad spectrum of programs, including master’s, doctoral, advanced certificate, professional, and joint degree programs.

Graduate, Professional, and Post-Bacc Academic Complaint/Grievance Policy- an overview of what to do when you have a disagreement with a professor about a grade, course requirement, or classroom policy as a graduate, professional, or post-baccalaureate student.

Health Professions Advising Center- connects pre-health UH students with the resources they need to successfully explore, prepare for, and enter a career in the health professions.

Justin Dart Jr. Student Accessibility Center- provides accommodations and support services to University of Houston students who have temporary or permanent health impairments, physical limitations, psychiatric disorders, and/or learning disabilities. Student Accessibility Center staff serve as liaisons between students and faculty, administrators, and community agencies. Advocacy services and environmental accessibility assistance are also provided.

  • For a list of off-campus accessibility resources, see here.

LAUNCH (Learning Advancements for UNdergraduate Cougars of Houston)- LAUNCH lets your success take off, with drop-in Peer Tutoring for over 100 separate courses, Success Workshops (topics include time management, notetaking, ADHD/ADD tips, and much more), and Individual Academic Coaching.

    • LAUNCH also provides resources for graduate students. Call Dr. Laura Heidel (713-743-5439) for more information.

PROMES (Program for Mastery in Engineering Studies) - the Program for Mastery in Engineering Studies offers workshops, scholarship opportunities, academic advising, and professional development opportunities for Cullen College of Engineering undergraduate students. Complete an application to join.

UH Libraries- University of Houston Libraries serves the UH community by enhancing student learning, participating in the development of scholarly research and creative output, and promoting discovery of information and knowledge from diverse and relevant resources. There are 5 locations offering print and digital resources, study spaces, computers and printers, and much more. The libraries also offer resources on literacy and research skills, and can assist with research processes.

UH Writing Center- provides services to undergraduate and graduate students to support effective writing practices across campus. They provide virtual and in-person writing consultations for essays and other writing projects you may be working on, as well as special events and extended hours during exam seasons.

Undergraduate Academic Complaint/Grievance Policy- an overview of what to do when you have a disagreement with a professor about a grade, course requirement, or classroom policy as an undergraduate student.

Veteran Services- empowers new and current student-veterans, as well as Reserve, Guard, and Active-Duty personnel, and their eligible dependent family members. Resources and services offered include guidance around education benefits, peer counseling and referrals, tutoring, computers and study area with free printing, and a community of veteran, military, and dependent students.

If you know of any other great resource not included in this list, please reach out to aljinks@uh.edu.