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Even in this period of transition, you can get same-day assistance from our office by contacting us Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM. By phone: (832) 842-6183 or by email

Specific staff member's email addresses are on our staff contact page.

In order for us to offer you the quickest and most-accurate assistance, please include your PSID # in all correspondence with our office.

Nearly all of our programs and services remain accessible to students, regardless of their physical location. We understand the stress, confusion, and uncertainty surrounding COVID-19. We are here to help however we can!

EMERGENCY LOANS - we are still able to provide currently enrolled students with some financial relief due to an unforeseen situation related to your academic succes. As this process has moved online, please be sure to read the instructions carefully to speed up the processing of your loan request.

STUDENT CONDUCT - students who have been referred to our office for an alleged violation of the Student Code of Conduct should be sure to check their email for important notifications. Disciplinary conferences will be held via video meeting, using the Zoom platform. Instructions for accessing that meeting space will be emailed to you directly.

Finally, please be sure to check out our Social Media Platforms as we will be sharing important information as it becomes available. We will also be looking to connect with you and check-in with you to ensure you are maximising your academic success. As students prepare to transition to an online learning environment, it is important that they exercise patience and grace with their fellow students and instructors as everyone begins to learn this new space.

Students who live on campus - questions related to move-out, refunds, cancellations, and more can be accessed on the Student Housing & Residential Life FAQ page.

 Contact Us

The ability for a student to succeed at the University of Houston relies on many facets of a student’s life working in tandem with each other. The academic rigors of higher education, coupled with the aspects of co-curricular involvement and the multitude of other obligations, provides for a plethora of challenges and demands for each student. The Dean of Students office aims to help students chart a path toward success, overcoming barriers as they arise and ensuring that the proper support services are being utilized as needed. Capitalizing on our years of experience, collaborative campus relationships and command of the student experience, the Dean of Students staff truly are your student success advocates!

Popular Resources

  • Report an Incident

    submissions using this form may not be reviewed outside of normal business hours.
    If there is an immediate risk to health or safety, please contact the University of Houston Police Department at

  • Get Help!

    When a student encounters a barrier to their success, it is important to know who to turn to; who can help. Student Advocacy is dedicated to helping students find answers and resolutions to their problems.

  • Student Handbook

    While containing important information about the university, the Handbook is not comprehensive in its listings. Instead, vital information is presented, and when necessary, the Handbook will refer to other publications that provide more detailed information.

  • Parent Guidebook

    This document serves as your guide to the University of Houston. It contains contact information for several key colleges and departments on campus, descriptions of university services and student opportunities, and advice for the family transition.

Primary Services

  • Student Advocacy

    When a student encounters a barrier to their success, it is important to know who to turn to; who can help. Student Advocacy is dedicated to helping students find answers and resolutions to their problems.

  • Behavior and Conduct

    Our office works to maintain a civil and orderly academic environment on campus by administering the University of Houston Student Code of Conduct.

  • Student Outreach and Support (SOS)

    Student Outreach and Support (SOS) provides referred students experiencing complex personal difficulty with a connection to care and support to help them on their path to success and college completion.

  • Commuter Student Services

    Commuter Student Services’ mission is to provide support services and effective communication to help facilitate commuter students’ success and connection to the UH community.

  • Parent & Family Programs

    As parents and family members, you are officially part of the University of Houston family. We recognize the critical role parents can play in their student’s educational experience.

  • Campus Programs for Minors

    All individuals working within certain limited campus programs who will have contact with minors are required to complete the Child Protection Training.


Consumer Information

The University has compiled information on a variety of subjects, such as, financial assistance, institutional information, health and safety, graduation and retention rates, athletics, educational loans, and student complaints, which may be helpful to students and families.

Non-Discrimination Statement

The policy of the University of Houston (UH) is to ensure equal opportunity in all its educational programs and activities, and all terms and conditions of employment without regard to age, race, color, disability, religion, national origin, veteran's status, genetic information, or sex (including pregnancy), except where such a distinction is required by law. Additionally, UH prohibits discrimination in all aspects of employment and educational programs on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. Employees, students, and visitors to campus with questions and/or complaints regarding discrimination, or sexual misconduct (such as sexual violence) under Title IX may contact Toni Sanchez Benoit, Title IX Coordinator and Interim Assistant VC/VP for Equal Opportunity Services (EOS) or the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights. Toni Sanchez Benoit serves as the Title IX Coordinator as well as the ADA and Section 504 Coordinator for UH and can be contacted at: 4367 Wheeler St; Houston, TX 77204;; 713.743.8835.