Cougar Preview

Thank you for your interest in Cougar Preview! We look forward to having you on campus to experience all the University of Houston has to offer! Cougar Preview will be held on March 21, 2015, on the UH campus. 

Registration for Cougar Preview is now open. Register today for this exciting day on campus!

If you have questions regarding the program in advance of registering, please call our Campus Visits Office at 832-842-9060 for further assistance. We look forward to seeing you on the University of Houston campus soon!

Cougar Preview Schedule

Cougar Preview is designed as an open house that allows prospective students and their families to explore the UH campus, departments and programs accessible to UH students. This is an all-day program filled with answers for prospective freshmen and transfer students about admission requirements, information about various academic programs, scholarships and financial aid opportunities, and campus housing. At Cougar Preview, you will have a chance to see for yourself the excellent academic and recreational facilities, as well as meet with UH faculty, staff and student leaders!

Directions to Cougar Preview

  • Traveling southbound on I-45: Exit Spur 5 South and turn right on University Drive. This will lead you directly to UH Entrance #1.
  • Traveling northbound on I-45: Exit Elgin/Lockwood/Cullen and turn left on Elgin. Then, turn left at Spur 5 Feeder (at the second light). Take a right on University Drive to UH Entrance #1.

Special Accommodations

Persons with disabilities who require special accommodations are asked to contact the Visit Coordinator’s office at 832-842-9060 at least two weeks prior to the event.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can attend Cougar Preview?
Cougar Preview is designed for prospective students and their guests. High school juniors, seniors, transfer students, family members and guests are encouraged to attend.

Do I need to register?
Yes, you need to register online at least week prior to Cougar Preview. On-site registration will be available, but we highly recommend that you register in advance.

What does it cost?
Cougar Preview is free of charge! Lunch will not be provided, so you will need to bring money for lunch and shopping at the bookstore. 

What if it rains?
Cougar Preview will not be canceled if it rains. We do not have umbrellas to offer our visitors. Please be sure to check the weather before you come so that you can be prepared.

Can I meet with an admissions counselor while on campus?
You will have the opportunity to attend an admissions presentation while at Cougar Preview. Counselors will be available after the session in the Welcome Center to answer questions and accept documentation needed for admission.

Are campus tours available and do I need to register for a tour?
Campus tours will be available during Cougar Preview. Registration for campus tours is not required. Departure times and locations will be listed on the schedule you will receive at Check-In.

Do I need to check-in at any particular location?
Yes, we will provide you with a Check-In location along with directions in your confirmation email. You will need to arrive during the designated Check-In time to receive your schedule and UH swag! 

Where can I stay in Houston?
Houston has several hotels for you to choose from; however, we have a Hilton Hotel conveniently located on campus. For additional information regarding reservations, please click here, or contact the Hilton at 832-531-6300.

Do you have other questions?
For additional questions, you can contact us 832-842-9060 or visituh@central.uh.edu.