Current Students

Important Dates & Holidays

MAY

11 All UEI clinics, classes and externships begin Monday
25 Memorial Day Holiday Monday

JUL

3 Independence Day Holiday Friday

AUG

7 All clinics, externships and classes end Friday

AUG

24 First day of semester Monday

SEP

7 Labor Day  Holiday

NOV

26-27 Thanksgiving  Holiday

DEC

24-Jan 1 Winter Break  Holiday

UH News

July 1, 2020
$10 Million Grant to Move Middle and High School Instruction Beyond Language
By Laurie Fickman:: With a five-year, $10 million grant from the Institute of Education Sciences, David Francis, Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished University Chair of Psychology, will create and direct a national research and development center for English Learners at the University of Houston.
July 1, 2020
‘Hobby Hour’ Launches With Insights into the Latest News
By Jeannie Kever:: The Hobby School of Public Affairs at the University of Houston is launching a monthly webcast, designed to keep Texans up to date with the fast-changing political and policy landscape.
June 29, 2020
University of Houston Launches Public Online Contact Tracing Course
By Chris Stipes:: To help reduce community spread of COVID-19, the University of Houston College of Medicine has launched an online contact tracing certificate program for anyone around the world interested in becoming a “disease detective.”
June 25, 2020
Barbers, Hair Stylists Split on Safety of Reopening During the Pandemic
By Jeannie Kever:: About three-fourths of hair stylists, barbers and salon owners in Texas have reopened in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic out of concern for their livelihoods, but they remain split about the safety of that decision, according to a survey by the Hobby School of Public Affairs at the University of Houston.
June 24, 2020
Examining Media Coverage of Protests Worldwide
By Sara Tubbs:: As anti-racism solidarity protests continue around the world, new research suggests mainstream media have a tendency to focus on the violence and spectacle of a protest rather than the substance.
June 23, 2020
UH Professor to Discuss Pandemic and Racial Tension on Good Morning America
By Laurie Fickman:: Rheeda Walker, professor of psychology at the University of Houston and a fellow in the American Psychological Association, is scheduled for a live interview on ABC’s Good Morning America with co-anchor Robin Roberts on Wednesday, June 23 during the 7 a.m. CT hour.
June 22, 2020
Interim President Appointed at UH-Downtown
By None:: Antonio Tillis, dean of the University of Houston’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, has been appointed interim president of UH-Downtown. He begins July 2. He replaces Juan Muñoz, who was recently named chancellor of the University of California-Merced. Muñoz was president of UHD since 2017.
June 18, 2020
Governor Appoints UHV Student Alvaro De la Cruz to Serve as UH System Student Regent
By None:: Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has named University of Houston-Victoria student Alvaro De la Cruz Jr. as the student regent on the University of Houston System Board of Regents. De la Cruz will serve on the board until May 31, 2021, representing students across all four UH System universities.