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Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid

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 or call (713) 743-1010, option 5 with questions, or schedule virtual appointments through Navigate.

  • Contact Center and Virtual Appointment Hours through August 14, 2020:

    Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

  • Contact Center and Virtual Appointment Hours August 15 – 28, 2020:

    Monday – Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    Fridays, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Saturdays, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

  • Students impacted by the disruption of campus operations due to Coronavirus may apply for funding from the Federal CARES Act or 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.ed/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
Monday - Thursday: Closed to the public until further notice
Friday: Closed to the public until further notice
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

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

Assistant Director, Financial Aid Advising
Carl Gordon

Assistant Director, Self-Help Programs
Joshua Trevino

Assistant Director, Federal Processing
Frank Gomez

Assistant Director, Compliance
Salomon Medina

Assistant Director, Scholarships, State Grants, and Donor Relations
Chandra Gonzalez

Assistant Director, College of Medicine 
Justin Zieman

Administrative Assistant
Irma Ferriz