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The ability of 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, provide 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
    713-743-3333
    .

  • 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.

Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination

The University of Houston embraces diversity and fosters an open, welcoming environment where students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds can collaboratively learn, work and serve. UH is fully committed to equity, inclusion, and accountability. To learn more, please see the University of Houston’s Diversity and Inclusion Statement available at: https://www.uh.edu/about/diversity-statement/index.php.

It is also the policy of the University of Houston System and its components 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, sexual orientation, or gender identity) except where such a distinction is required by law.  Additionally, the UH System prohibits discrimination in all aspects of employment and educational programs on the basis of gender expression.  For the UH System’s Official Non-Discrimination Statement, see: https://uhsystem.edu/compliance-ethics/_docs/sam/01/1d71.pdf.

Title IX

Title IX protects people from sex discrimination in educational programs and activities at institutions that receive federal financial assistance. Title IX applies to UH programs and activities, as related both to education and employment. UH is committed to providing an environment free from sex discrimination, including sexual harassment and sexual violence.

See University of Houston System Administrative Memoranda:

01.D.07 Anti-Discrimination Policy and

01.D.08 Sexual Misconduct Policy (a substantially revised version, as required by federal law, that was approved by the University of Houston System Board of Regents in August 2020).

A complaint of discrimination, harassment or sexual misconduct can be filed with our Office of Equal Opportunity Services. Inquiries concerning discrimination or Title IX and the application of university policies may be referred to the Office of Equal Opportunity Services via email at eos@uh.edu, via phone at (713) 743-8835, by submitting the online Discrimination and Sexual Misconduct Report Form accessible through the link at the bottom of every UH webpage, or through the Fraud and Non-Compliance Hotline.

Reports can also be made in person at 4367 Cougar Village Drive, #526, Houston, TX 77204. The Title IX Coordinator for UH is Ms. Toni Sanchez Benoit, Assistant Vice Chancellor/Vice President, Office of Equal Opportunity Services. Please note that all UH employees, except those who have been designated as confidential resources, are required by state law to report incidents of sexual misconduct to the Office of Equal Opportunity Services.

Consumer and Safety Information

The University has compiled information on a variety of subjects, including, but not limited to, financial assistance, institutional information, health and safety, graduation and retention rates, athletics and educational loans, which may be helpful to you and your families.  This information is available via the University’s Consumer Information website at: https://uh.edu/dsaes/resources/consumer-information/.

The 2020 Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report as required by Title 20 U.S.C. 1092(f), also known as the "Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act" is available at: https://www.uh.edu/police/documents/2020_uh_asr.pdf. This report includes statistical data as well as institutional policies regarding campus safety and security. If you would like a printed copy of this report, please send a request to police@uh.edu and be sure to include your name and mailing address.