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Global Citizens Credential

Watch the video to learn more about the program and how to earn points

The Global Citizens Credential (GCC) is an undergraduate credential offered at the University of Houston that recognizes students for activities that build global knowledge and skills. This program is targeted to all globally engaged students. The Global Citizens Credential will allow students to enhance their degrees with a set of core competencies that will distinguish them as global citizens including global knowledge, global engagement, and global responsibility. Program completers are awarded a transcript notation, a Provost certificate, and an honor cord.


The GCC is open to any UH undergraduate student in good academic standing with a GPA of 2.00 or above.

The Graduate Global Citizens Credential is available to all graduate and professional students at UH. Visit the GGCC site for more details.

Steps to Complete

Register for the GCC Program:

Complete this form to Register

Join the GCC Listserv Below:

Listserv: UH-GCC

Your full name:

Your e-mail address:


Submit a Verification of Completion Form and Required Documentation

After completing 10 points, students must submit the form below to register points:

Verification of Completion Form

Then email any supporting documentation to

Please refer to each category in Step 2 for more information on what documentation is required.


Attend a Capstone Symposium

You can register for a Capstone during your senior year and after earning 10 points. UH Global will offer a few Capstones each semester with the last one about a month before graduation.

Sign up for a Capstone Symposium Here

  • Reflect upon global learning experiences
  • Listen and learn from your peers
  • Discuss cultural theories
  • Explore ways to engage and become a more active global citizen


Advising Support Available
Students may schedule an advising appointment by emailing us or scheduling via Navigate (under Support Services and UHGlobal).

For questions, please contact us at .


GCC graduates receive:

  • 'Global Citizens Credential' Transcript Notation
  • Signed Certificate
  • Honor Cord for Graduation

Graduates will be invited to a certificate ceremony to celebrate their accomplishments.

Students who complete the GCC will have a $25 'Graduation Application Fee' placed on their account by the Registrar to cover the processing of the transcript and certificate.