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6:00 am11:00 pm
New! ERS Walk and Talk Podcast (available through all major podcast platforms)

Join us on a 20-30 minute walk while we talk about health, wellness, and life in general. From the Employees Retirement System of Texas, podcast host Lacy Wolff walks and talks with her mentors, friends, experts and leaders about health and wellness. Learn more through the link below, or search ERS Walk and Talk through your favorite podcast platform! Learn more and participate whenever convenient for you!

10:00 am11:00 am
Buying a House

This webinar focuses on what to consider when deciding whether to rent or buy a home. It also addresses the process of determining what housing you can afford, your credit score, different types of mortgages, and the steps involved in a home purchase. This webinar is will be facilitated by the Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner. It is for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice

11:00 am2:00 pm
WOW Snack Cart

Look out for the snack cart on campus giving away free on-the-go packs full of healthy and delicious snacks.

11:00 am2:00 pm
Explore the Powerhouse

Wander through campus to discover departments and resources. Get free souvenirs from your UH travels to start your semester right! The more stops you visit, the more you can win.

11:00 am4:00 pm
Shake Factory

We’re shaken things up this semester with customizable milkshakes! Head over to Moody for lunch to create your very own over-the-top milkshake. A variety of toppings and flavors will be offered to put your own twist on your creation.

12:00 pm1:00 pm
Suicide Prevention Training

Join CAPS to learn the skills needed to prevent suicide and help create a community of care at UH!

12:15 pm12:45 pm

UH Wellness offers meditation to provide a space for ​emotional and mental development.

1:00 pm
Popsicles on the Patio

Please join us for our first event of the semester. Stop by, meet the UEP team and enjoy a cool treat on your way to class!​

4:00 pm6:00 pm
The Cat’s Back

The Cat’s Back welcomes both new and returning students to campus. At this event, you will be connected with student organizations, eat free food, participate in fun activities, and have chances to win some awesome prizes! Come make new friends and find your fit in this new year!

4:00 pm4:45 pm
Circuit 45

Circuit Workout with Rodrigo!

4:45 pm5:35 pm

Breathing and meditation have never felt better, through this class participants will combine the pair with posture to center the mind. This practice is beneficial for reducing stress and anxiety as well as building strength and flexibility.

5:00 pm9:00 pm
Cougar Woods Cook Out

A variety of BBQ favorites will be served at Cougar Woods Dining Commons for dinner. Stop by and grab all the fixin’s!

5:00 pm8:30 pm
Hamburgers and Renew Worship @ the BSM

After a week of school, come grab a hamburger after Cat’s Back and join us for worship! We gather together and fellowship while learning about Jesus!

6:00 pm7:00 pm
Get to Know Rho Nu & Game Night Social

Get to know Rho Nu Nursing Association’s Fall 2021 Executive Board and learn more about our various types of events while playing games at Azza Cafe!

6:00 pm6:45 pm

Long day of classes? Work your muscles with a gentle workout filled with different types of stretching. Be prepared to improve flexibility and range of motion.

7:00 pm7:45 pm
Latin Dance Choreo

Add some rhythm to your day with some dance. Merengue, salsa, and more! This session is with Dani!

7:00 pm
InterVarsity Mixer

Join UH InterVarsity Christian Fellowship for our back-to-school mixer, complete with fun icebreakers and more information about who we are and our events this semester. Come meet us! All faith backgrounds are welcome.

8:30 pm

Candlelight is a tradition during the summer orientation program. Students have the opportunity to surround Cullen Family Plaza, light a candle and sing the Alma Mater, and be inducted as a member of the University of Houston community as a Cougar.

9:00 pm12:00 am
Glow Party

After an exciting first week of the new semester, relax and have fun at Glow Party. Get free glow items, dance to music, eat good food and meet new friends to celebrate the start of a new semester! Get ready for a night of glow and lots of paint!