Room Reservations - University of Houston
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About Honors Spaces

The Honors College at the University of Houston has six classrooms, a computer center, the commons and a conference room. These spaces are available to UH faculty and staff and student organizations to reserve. Priority is given to UH Honors College faculty and staff and student organizations. All room requests must be submitted thorough the event request form 10 business days in advance. Requests cannot be submitted more than three months out. 

For questions regarding Honors College room reservations, please contact


  • (212C) The Commons

    CAPACITY: 60
  • (212S) Large Classroom

    CAPACITY: 49
  • (212P) Martel Room

    CAPACITY: 20
  • (202B) Deans Conference Room

    CAPACITY: 10
  • (212D) Estess Library

    CAPACITY: 24
  • (212J) Fishbowl 1

    CAPACITY: 22
  • (212L) Fishbowl 2

    CAPACITY: 25
  • (212) Computer Center

    CAPACITY: 16

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • How will I know if my request was approved or denied?

    After submitting your request, keep an eye on your email inbox. Within 24 to 48 business hours, you should receive a notification from regarding the status of your request. If your event was approved, you'll receive confirmation, and if it was denied, the email will provide reasons for the decision.
  • I chose the wrong date or time. Can I just email you?

    Unfortunately, we require all changes or resubmissions to go through the formal process. You'll need to fill out and submit a new form to ensure accuracy and proper tracking of your request.
  • Why is the Honors College using Ad Astra?

    Ad Astra is a tool mandated for use by all University employees. Its primary function is to streamline the process of reserving rooms for events. By utilizing Ad Astra, we ensure that both University administration and the Office of the Registrar are aware of room availability, facilitating efficient scheduling and coordination.
  • What will happen to requests I submitted prior to the transfer to Ad Astra?

    If you had previously made a room reservation through the old system, rest assured that it has been transferred over to Ad Astra. You can verify your reservation by accessing the Ad Astra platform. For guidance on locating your specific reservation, refer to the User Guide provided.
  • I need catering for my event. Can you assist with this?

    We're happy to support catering arrangements for events organized by Honors College faculty, staff and student organizations. The Honors College DOES NOT organize catering arrangements for events not associated with the Honors College. 

    For further details and assistance, please reach out to us via email at

  • Who should I contact if I am experiencing issues?

    If you encounter any difficulties or have questions regarding your event, feel free to contact the Honors College Event Staff at Typically, our team responds to inquiries within two business days. For urgent matters requiring immediate attention, you can directly reach out to Miguel Lopez, director of honors relations, at or 713-743-1802.