Weeks of Celebration for the Opening of the NEW UC - Phase1

January 2014, marks the official completion of Phase 1 of the University Center Transformation Project. The UC North offices, which include the Center for Fraternity & Sorority Life, Center for Student Media, Center for Student Involvement, LGBT Resource Center, Veterans' Services, Women's Resource Center, International Student & Scholar Services and student organizations offices and carrel spaces, will be open to serve and support the entire UH campus.

The University Center Phase 1 Opening, will also feature the new Student Government Association Senate Chamber, a 450-seat Theater, Woodforest National Bank, the new two-level Barnes and Noble Bookstore @ the University of Houston, Creation Station, and the Games Room, along with new food options featuring a full service Starbucks, McDonald's, Panda Express and Chick-Fil-A. In celebration, many opening events have been planned to showcase these new and relocated resources in the building.

The NEW UC Opening festivities kick-off with the UC North Ribbon Cutting on Wednesday, January 22nd at 10:00 a.m. in the UC North Collaborative Lounge. The week of events are highlighted by the World Trade Center Artifact Dedication on January 29th at 1:00 PM and the Theater Opening on January 30th starting at noon. The New UC opening events will include free food, musical performances, Cougar merchandise, movies, step show performances, a comedian, and much more.

More about University Centers: Student Centers includes the UC North, UC South and UC Satellite. Our facilities exist to support our diverse campus community and enrich the campus life experience by providing quality programs, retail, dining, and customer services and facilities focused on student engagement and involvement, student learning and student success. The NEW UC is focused on providing clean, comfortable and convenient gathering spaces for people to meet and connect with each other. Our new meeting and event spaces are available for conducting organization meetings, social events, and educational programs. The UC Satellite offers a variety of dining and retail services along with gathering space. All of our facilities offer state of the art wireless capability.