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Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid

Virtual Drop-In Advising
Hours Expanded


Monday - Thursday | 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Friday | 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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COVID-19 Updates 

The Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid is committed to assisting UH students through the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Students are encouraged to email sfa@central.uh.edu, call 713-743-1010 (option 5), reach out for virtual drop-in advising, schedule a virtual appointment through Navigate, or see us in person at the Welcome Center.

  • Call Center Hours: 

    Monday – Thursday | 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Friday | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

  • Virtual Drop-in Appointment Hours:

    Monday – Thursday | 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    Friday | 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

  • Students impacted by the disruption of campus operations due to Coronavirus may apply for funding from the Cougar Emergency Fund.
  • Students experiencing longer-term impact from COVID-19 can request a Financial Reconsideration Appeal by contacting SFA by email or phone.
  • Have your UH ID ready to provide your ID number when contacting SFA.
  • Be sure you have completed all items on your To Do List in your myUH portal.
  • For information on how to upload requested documents to your To Do List items, please visit uh.edu/sfaupload.

The Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid provides financial assistance to students through grants, loans, scholarships and employment.

Scholarships and Financial Aid Location and Hours
University of Houston Welcome Center
4400 University Drive
Houston, TX 77204-2010

Summer 2022 Hours

  • In-person services: 
    • Monday to Thursday | 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    • Friday | 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Virtual drop-in advising (EXPANDED):
    • Monday - Thursday | 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    • Friday | 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Please note:  Virtual advising by appointment is suspended until classes begin in fall.  Please take advantage of our virtual drop-in advising. 
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Secure Document Upload
To safely and conveniently transmit requested student documents to the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid, please visit uh.edu/sfaupload. It is the preferred method to submit documentation to the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid. Please do not use email to send personally identifiable information.

Scholarship Check Mailing Address
University of Houston
Attn: Scholarships and Financial Aid
P.O. Box 1426
Houston, TX 77251-1426

For payment options via Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT), please contact us at sfa@central.uh.edu.

Mailing Address for Documents
Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid
University of Houston
5000 Gulf Freeway, ERP 2, Room 224
Houston, TX 77204-2010

Contact Information
Financial Aid Phone: (713) 743-1010, option 5
Fax: (713) 743-9098
Contact sfa@central.uh.edu

Areas of Responsibility

Office Staff

Executive Director
Briget A. Jans, M.S., J.D.

Director, Scholarships Services and Financial Aid Operations
Scott Moore

Director, Information Technology
Lety Gallegos

Sr. Associate Director, Scholarships and Financial Aid
Vacant

Associate Director, Financial Aid Advising
Carl Gordon

Associate Director, Self-Help Programs
Joshua Trevino

Associate Director, Federal Processing
Frank Gomez

Assistant Director, Compliance
Solomon Medina

Assistant Director, College of Medicine  
Dr. John Mazzilli

Assistant Director, Law Center 
Carla Martinez

Assistant Director, Athletics 
Olutola Olushola

Administrative Assistant
Irma Ferriz