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Guest Information

Building Access

  • Each guest will receive a card and key. The card gives the guest access to the building entrance and the residence hallways. The key gives the guest access to the suite, laundry room, and the gym.

Mail Services

  • Available for guests staying 90 days and more. The form can be provided, please contact


  • Guests are encouraged to use the metered parking located around University Lofts or the Welcome Center Garage, located on 4400 University Drive, Houston, TX 77204.
  • Sponsoring departments can arrange for long term parking for guests.


  • Guests will need to call 832-842-5638 to notify the student staff at the desk when they have arrived. The student staff at the desk will let the guest in and aid them with the check in process.
  • Guests will check-in at the front desk of University Lofts. The student staff at the desk will provide the guest with a packet containing a card and key. Guests will need to provide a signature on a form that confirms they are checking in.

Check Out

  • Guests will be responsible for returning their room to the original condition at checkout (i.e., floors mopped, dusted or vacuumed, furniture back in place and dusted, and trash removed). Residents will be responsible for damages and will be assessed charges, as applicable.
  • Upon check out, guests need to return the card and key provided to them during check-in. Guests will need to provide a signature on a form that confirms they are checking out.


  • A monthly invoice will be sent to the guest or UH department sponsoring the guest. Payments must be submitted within 2 weeks of receipt.
  • If paying with cash or check, all details will be provided on the invoice.

Nearest Food Options

  • The University of Houston has great food options around every corner. Here is a list of some of the closest places on campus to enjoy a good meal.
    • University Lofts: Market Convenience Store with Subway
    • Pink’s Pizza, Bullritos Jimmy John’s
    • Welcome Center: McAlister’s, Tealicious
      Student Center South: Starbucks, McDonalds, Chick-fil-A, Mondo Subs, Panda Express, Shasta’s Cones and More, Market Convenience Store
      For a full list, visit
  • Grocery Stores for your convenience
    • Target: 3580 Shearn St.
    • Walmart: 2391 Wayside Dr.
    • HEB: 6055 South Freeway

Things To Do in Houston

  • The University of Houston is located in Houston, a large metropolis in Texas. As America’s fourth-largest city, there is always something to do in Houston. Here is just a shortlist of places to check out during your stay with us:
    • Houston Zoo
    • Space Center Houston
    • Museum District
    • Miller Outdoor Theatre at Hermann Park
    • Galleria Mall
    • Visit University of Houston Athletics for information regarding UH games. Go Coogs!