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Raymond Bartlett

Senior Vice Chancellor and Senior Vice President

Welcome to the Division of Administration and Finance at the University of Houston, comprised of more than 1,100 employees within eight business units reporting to the Senior Vice President for Administration and Finance.

As an integral foundation with a Commitment to Service Excellence, the Mission of the Division of Administration and Finance is to provide a platform for nationally competitive and internationally recognized opportunities of learning, discovery and engagement for a diverse student population in a real-world setting by leading, supporting and enabling Strategic Goals of institutional effectiveness for the University of Houston and the University of Houston System.

For all the news and highlights from across the Division of A&F, check out the latest issue of the A&F Virtual Services Newsletter. The newsletter is sent to all Division Staff.


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  • service hours

    Office of Administration Service Area Operational Hours Update

    From UH Dining to Parking & Transportation Services, Cougar Card office, and more, check out the latest operational hours for the customer service areas of the Office of Administration.

  • town hall

    Auxiliary Services Town Hall

    This virtual event is free and open to the UH community. Don’t miss this great opportunity to chat with teams from both dining and the bookstore. Questions can be submitted in advance. To submit a question, please fill out this submission form.

    To be held via Microsoft Teams (click here for link)

  • NACAS College Services Magazine Features Campus Safety Outreach & Engagement Article by Emily A Messa, PhD, CASP

    “Increasing Positive Campus Engagement with University Police Departments,” by Emily A Messa, PhD, CASP, was featured in College Services Magazine, a NACAS publication for recognized as the industry leader for national auxiliary college services professionals in higher education.
  • UPHD and Stay Cougar Safe Continues to Serve the UH Community

    • Though COVID-19 has limited many physical interactions, UHPD and Stay Cougar Safe, an ongoing outreach and engagement safety initiative across the UH community, have both continued to serve the UH community virtually and on campus. You can also watch our Thanksgiving tribute here!

    Call Markenna Pharr (713) 743-0270 or send an email to for more details on how to schedule Chief Moore for your next virtual meeting. 

  • Princeton Review

    UH Ranked Among Green Colleges by The Princeton Review

    The Princeton Review chose the 416 colleges based on its survey of administrators at 695 colleges in 2019–20 concerning their institutions' sustainability-related policies, practices, and programs. The full list of environmentally responsible schools can be found here.

  • Learn More About the A&F Student Ambassadors

    A&F Student Ambassadors are focused on supporting our divisional services. This semester, the student ambassadors are connecting with departments on opportunities to increase engagement with the larger student body. Please submit a service request form to request assistance from the A&F student ambassadors. 
  • Chief Moore Honored with the Game Ball

    Chief Moore Honored with the Game Ball

    Chief Moore was honored by UH Athletics with a game ball at the football game vs. Tulane, which celebrated the military and first responders. Great job, Chief!

  • Cougar Card Available Now in the UH Go App!

    Use your cougar card on the UH Go App for remote exams, on and off campus perks, plus much more!
  • UHPD Made the Grade

    UHPD Made the Grade!

    UHPD was ranked among the top 500 power-players by Security Magazine. Only two Texas schools made the list. We are the only public Texas school highlighted.

  • UH Opens Its First Touchless, Checkout-Free Market

    UH Opens Its First Touchless, Checkout-Free Market

    Chartwells Higher Education has partnered with Standard to open a touchless market on campus! Learn more about the market's features and UH's commitment to touchfree services. 
  • Department Appointment Portal

    Department Appointment Portal

    So much to do and not enough time to stand in line!? Don’t worry, you can get in line remotely! We will text you when you’ve reached the front of the line.
  • UH Pride Face Coverings

    UH Pride Face Coverings

    Shop unique University face masks and covers at the Campus Store.

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    Color Field on View Through May 2021

    Color Field provides opportunities to question our perceptions while thinking about the impact color has on our lives. Featuring large-scale sculptures by six contemporary artists, this free exhibition is displayed throughout the University of Houston’s park-like campus.

  • Cougar Card Upload Photo Checklist

    Cougar Card Upload Photo Checklist

    Getting your Cougar Card is now easy as 1,2,3 with the simple 3-step process. This process includes uploading your photo on the Access UH Dashboard, receiving an email notifying if your photo has been approved or denied, and lastly making an appointment to pick up your Cougar Card from the Cougar Card Office. “ The three step process allows you to capture your smile with a contactless experience without standing in a line”, stated Lear Hickman, Assistant Director of Cougar Card Office.

  • Zoom Backgrounds

    Zoom Backgrounds

    We have created a few backgrounds for you to use for your Zoom or Team meetings.
  • UH Community Updates on COVID-19

    The University of Houston continues to closely monitor the global outbreak of COVID-19 (coronavirus). We have established the email address to answer questions from the UH community.
  • The Latest Issue is Now Online

    The Latest Issue is Now Online

    For all the news and highlights from across the Division of A&F, check out the latest issue of the A&F Virtual Services Newsletter which is sent to all Division Staff.
  • Houston Public Media's Response to COVID-19

    Houston Public Media's Response to COVID-19

    Expanded Services to Greater Houston Reaching More Than 1.6 Million a Week

  • HR Virtual Training

    HR Virtual Training

    To meet the training needs of our UH community, Human Resources is offering live virtual training programs covering a variety of topics. These programs will include training from Talent Acquisition and Management, the Human Resources Business Partners, and Talent Development.

    Take a tour of our training offerings to get started on your personal development journey today!
    Click here for more information.

  • Office of Administration 2019 Annual Highlights

    With a steadfast commitment to the A&F S.P.I.R.I.T. of “Customer Service Excellence,” the Office of Administration includes an exemplary portfolio of on-campus services among the program areas of Auxiliary Services, and University Services.


  • 77trees planted last year
  • 1 MILLION# of meals per year in the 2 dining commons
  • Nearly 700UH System Collection Artworks
  • $1.5 BILLIONinvested in facilities
  • 4,000# of COAST participants


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