Faculty & Staff

Important Dates & Holidays

MAY

 

16 All clinics, classes and externships begin Monday
21-22 OPT IV Practice Management Course Saturday-Sunday
30 Memorial Day Holiday Monday
JUL 4 Independence Day Holiday Monday
  6-7 OPT IV Practice Management Course Saturday and Sunday
AUG 12 Clinics and externships and classes end Friday
  15-17 OPT III & OPT IV Make-up clinic Monday-Wednesday (All Faculty Available)

AUG

 

15-21 First Year Orientation Activities Monday-Saturday
22 All clinics, externships, classes and labs begin Monday

SEPT

5 Labor Day Holiday Monday
21-27 OPT I & OPT II Exam Week #1 Wednesday thru Tuesday
24-25 KMK NBEO Part One Prep Course Weekend #1 Saturday and Sunday
OCT 8-9 OPT IV Practice Management Class Weekend #1 Saturday and Sunday
22-23 OPT IV Practice Management Class Weekend #2 Saturday and Sunday
25-28 OPT III & IV Class and Clinic schedules modified during American Academy of Optometry Tuesday thru Friday (may not apply to externship sites)
OCT/
NOV
OCT 26 - NOV 1 OPT I & OPT II Exam Week #2 Wednesday thru Tuesday
NOV 5 OPT III Clinical Medicine Class (in-person) Saturday
19-20 KMK NBEO Part One Prep Course Weekend #2 Saturday & Sunday
23-25 Thanksgiving Holiday Wednesday thru Friday (may not apply to all externship sites)
DEC 2 All externships, classes, labs, and clinics end Friday
5-14 Final Exams Monday thru Wednesday
6 or 8 NBEO Part II (PAM) Tuesday or Thursday (OPT IV students select one)
9-15 OPT IV Makeup Clinics Friday thru Thursday (All faculty available)
15-21 OPT III Makeup Clinics Thursday thru Wednesday (All faculty available)
16 Deadline to submit all class and laboratory final grades Friday

UH News

August 9, 2022
First Study of Its Kind Links Moms’ Problems to Adolescent Attachment
By Laurie Fickman:: First-of-its-kind research finds that moms with personality disorder symptoms impact their adolescent children who subsequently show a higher likelihood of insecure attachment which can impact their socio-emotional development and mental health.
August 4, 2022
UH Researchers Awarded $1.7M to Examine Academic Outcomes for Adolescent Immigrant Youth
By Bryan Luhn:: Researchers at the University of Houston have received a $1.7 million grant to investigate the unique challenges adolescent immigrant students face when entering U.S. schools for the first time, and to develop interventions to accelerate their literacy.
August 2, 2022
Investing in Brain Research and Neuroengineering
By Laurie Fickman:: The BRAIN Center at the University of Houston, which provide specialized training in innovative neurotech, computational tools and neuroengineering techniques to complement and enhance the training and career of therapists, clinical fellows and orthotics and prosthetics professionals, has been funded through 2027.
July 28, 2022
Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine to Welcome 60 Students in New Class
By None:: The University of Houston Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine will celebrate its third class of students, and largest ever, this Saturday, July 30th, during a special white coat ceremony.
July 27, 2022
Public Art of the University of Houston System Announces Two Major Commissions and a Series of New Acquisitions
By None:: Public Art of the University of Houston System announces the installation of two new commissions at the University of Houston and the acquisition of 20 works by some of the most dynamic artists working from Houston today, all of which will be on public view this fall.
July 27, 2022
Sanchez Family Pledges $3 Million to UH Sales Program for Scholarships
By Chris Stipes:: A $3 million gift from the A.R. “Tony” and Maria J. Sanchez Family Foundation will establish a scholarship endowment for sales and digital marketing students. In recognition of the gift, the Program for Excellence in Selling at the C. T. Bauer College of Business will be named the A.R. “Tony” and Maria J. Sanchez Program for Excellence in Selling.
July 25, 2022
Chances of Thriving After a Natural Disaster Depends on Your Level of Security Before
By Sally Strong:: UH Hobby School of Public Affairs studied 20 years of Texas extreme heat, hurricanes, floods, fires and freezes to determine why some households recover after natural disasters but others never get back on their feet. The findings can help leaders better plan around chronic risks that can linger after an event has passed.
July 25, 2022
Chances of Thriving After a Natural Disaster Depend on Your Level of Security Before
By Sally Strong:: UH Hobby School of Public Affairs studied 20 years of Texas extreme heat, hurricanes, floods, fires and freezes to determine why some households recover after natural disasters but others never get back on their feet. The findings can help leaders better plan around chronic risks that can linger after an event has passed.