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Congratulations on your admission to the University of Houston. You’ve received your official admission letter. Now what?

Below is detailed information that will guide you through the next steps for orientation, enrollment, housing, paying for college, and more!  We’re here for you if you have questions.

Admitted Student Guides

  • Freshmen Students

     

    1. Apply for Financial Aid 

      Submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and Texas Application for State Federal Aid (TASFA) to be considered for financial assistance at the University of Houston. All students are encouraged to apply and some merit-based aid may require completion of the FAFSA or TASFA.

      Be sure to check AccessUH and your email frequently once you submit the FAFSA or TASFA. Additional information or verification may be required to complete your financial aid award.

      Apply for FAFSAApply for TASFA
    2. Apply for Housing

      Freshmen are strongly encouraged to live on campus. The housing website details the available residence halls and dining centers. Questions about living on campus, the housing application, or the $300 housing deposit can be directed to Student Housing and Residential Life.

      Apply for Housing
    3. Sign up for Orientation

      All new freshmen students are required to attend New Student Orientation (NSO) to learn about traditions, resources, and steps to success at UH. Moreover, you will meet with academic advising staff to discuss your degree plan and begin enrolling in classes.

      Learn MoreSign-Up for NSO
    4. Submit Final Transcripts 

      Admission to the University of Houston is provisional until a final, official high school transcript confirms successful completion or graduation. All admitted high school students are required to submit a final transcript prior to starting classes at UH.

      Have your final official high school transcript sent to The University of Houston, Office of Undergraduate Admissions, 4434 University Drive, Houston, TX 77204. For faster service, send your official transcript to us electronically using TREx, Parchment, or Naviance
    5. Complete Health Requirements 

      Complete the required health and immunization records to support our commitment to a safe and healthy campus. Steps include providing documentation showing that you have received the bacterial meningitis immunization and deciding whether you need the Student Health Insurance Plan.

      Take care of this step any time before you enroll; many students bring health records with them to Orientation.

      Bacterial Meningitis ImmunizationStudent Health Insurance Plan
  • Transfer Students

     

    1. Apply for Financial Aid 

      Submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and Texas Application for State Federal Aid (TASFA) to be considered for financial assistance at the University of Houston. All students are encouraged to apply and some merit-based aid may require completion of the FAFSA or TASFA.

      Be sure to check AccessUH and your email frequently once you submit the FAFSA or TASFA. Additional information or verification may be required to complete your financial aid award.

      Apply for FAFSAApply for TASFA
    2. Apply for Housing

      Transfer students are welcome to live on campus. The housing website details the available residence halls and dining centers. Questions about living on campus, the housing application, or the $300 housing deposit can be directed to Student Housing and Residential Life.

      Apply for Housing
    3. Sign up for Orientation

      All new transfer students are required to attend Advising and Registration for Transfers (ART) to learn about traditions, resources, and steps to success at UH. Moreover, you will meet with academic advising staff to discuss your degree plan and begin enrolling in classes.

      Learn MoreSign-Up for ART
    4. Submit Final Transcripts 

      Admission to the University of Houston is provisional until a final, official transcript confirms successful completion of the last term of enrollment. All admitted transfer students are required to submit a final transcript prior to starting classes at UH.

      Have your final official transcript sent to The University of Houston, Office of Undergraduate Admissions, 4434 University Drive, Houston, TX 77204.
    5. Complete Health Requirements 

      Complete the required health and immunization records to support our commitment to a safe and healthy campus. Steps include providing documentation showing that you have received the bacterial meningitis immunization and deciding whether you need the Student Health Insurance Plan.

      Take care of this step any time before you enroll; many students bring health records with them to Orientation.

      Bacterial Meningitis ImmunizationStudent Health Insurance Plan

     

  • International Students

     

    1. Submit Immigration Documents 

      Your I-20 or DS-2019 form (required to apply for the student visa) will be sent after verifying your immigration documents and financial information. Visit AccessUH to submit your immigration form, financial support documentation, and a copy of your passport ID.

    2. Apply for Housing

      International students are welcome to live on campus. The housing website details the available residence halls and dining centers. Questions about living on campus, the housing application, or the $300 housing deposit can be directed to Student Housing and Residential Life.

      Apply for Housing
    3. Sign up for Orientation

      All new students are required to attend orientation to learn about traditions, resources, and steps to success at UH. Moreover, you will meet with academic advising staff to discuss your degree plan and begin enrolling in classes.

      Learn MoreSign-Up for Orientation
    4. Submit Final Transcripts / Mark Sheets 

      Admission to the University of Houston is provisional until a final, official transcript confirms successful completion of the last term of enrollment. All admitted students are required to submit a final transcript prior to starting classes at UH.

      Have your final official transcript sent to The University of Houston, Office of Undergraduate Admissions, 4434 University Drive, Houston, TX 77204.
    5. Complete Health Requirements 

      Complete the required health and immunization records to support our commitment to a safe and healthy campus. Steps include providing documentation showing that you have received the bacterial meningitis immunization and deciding whether you need the Student Health Insurance Plan.

      Take care of this step any time before you enroll; many students bring health records with them to Orientation.

      Bacterial Meningitis ImmunizationStudent Health Insurance Plan