The Urban Experience Program (UEP) provides opportunities for the university's diverse student population by preventing minor obstacles from becoming major setbacks to degree achievement. UEP creates academic opportunities for participants in the program in concert with the community, corporate networking, and supporting. The program promotes scholarship, community service, and personal and professional development by offering a holistic approach to advising. The services that UEP offers have been strategically chosen to develop UEP students into well trained career professionals.
UEP services include:
- Internship Opportunities
- Community Service Opportunities
- Cultural Enrichment Activities
- Grants and Scholarships
- Financial Advising
- Academic Planning
- Career Counseling
- Personal Development Workshops
- Monitoring to Ensure Academic Success
Participating in this program results in improved grades, higher graduation rates, career preparation, and civic engagement for Urban Experience Program participants.
All students are welcome to receive the benefits and services of our program. UEP members come from a variety of socio-economic, gender and cultural backgrounds. These students include those who have aged out of foster care (PALS), low-income underrepresented, first-generation, DACA, UH honors students and seniors entering the workforce after college.
Join the Urban Experience Program
The application process includes an application and two meetings with UEP staff, where you will demonstrate your academic goals and explore ways that UEP can be an advocate for your success at UH.
Either go to our webpage, call or visit our office and schedule an appointment TODAY!
Urban Experience Program (UEP)
4365 Cougar Village Dr.
Houston, TX 77204-3017
Student Service Center 1, Bldg. 524, Room 302
Phone: (713) 743-6032