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Student Housing & Residential Life supports the mission of the University of Houston by fostering communities where academic success, student growth and development, diversity, and community are nurtured. Our professional staff and students lead with our values of student success, student development, customer service, and an ethic of care.

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Information & Resources

  • Cougar Move-in

    Moving into college is a scary and stressful experience for students and parents, but it is important to remember that it is also an exciting and memorable one. View our Cougar Move-in guide to learn more.

  • Conference Housing

    Welcome to Conference Housing at the University of Houston! We have a beautiful campus and would enjoy the opportunity to be your host. Whether it is a youth, adult, athletic camp, or academic program, our residence halls offer first-rate accommodations just minutes from local attractions.

  • Employment

    Established in 1927, the University of Houston empowers students in their pursuit of learning, discovery, leadership and engagement. Located in a sprawling metropolis, our premier Tier One campus provides students with cutting edge programs including undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, distance and continuing education.

  • Meet Our Staff

    The mission of Student Housing & Residential Life is to have a diverse community of students, staff, and faculty who foster student success in living-learning environments by building relationships, promoting engagement, and leading with an ethic of care. View our Meet Our Staff page to learn more.

  • Cougar Move-in Highlights

    SHRL staff, along with volunteers from the UH community, helped more than 6,800 students settle into their new "Home Away from Home" for the 2023-24 academic year during Cougar Move-in, hosted Aug. 16-19.

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Campus Resources

  • CoogsCARE

    At the University of Houston, we care about you. In addition to you practicing self-care, we believe in the strength of a community that cares for our fellow Coogs. We have a number of resources to support your mental health and overall wellness.

  • Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

    Counseling and Psychological Services is here to help you on your journey to living life to the fullest. While some amount of stress, sadness, and anxiety is a normal part of life, we can all find ourselves in a place where we need a little bit of professional help to regain our balance, feel more at peace with ourselves, and feel more in control of our lives.


    LAUNCH (Learning Advancements for Undergraduate Cougars of Houston) lets your success take off, with Peer Tutoring for over 100 separate courses, Success Workshops, and Individual Academic Coaching.

  • Campus Dining

    We view the dining program from not only a nutritional standpoint but also as an important social aspect of their growth. By offering so many options, it encourages your student to explore not only new cuisines but to also meet new people and make new friends. Dining on campus allows your student to take part in the socializing that goes on during meals, allowing them many opportunities to interact outside the classroom.

Residential Engagement

Learn more about the Residential Engagement Model, a plan created to assist residents as they Learn, Discover and Empower themselves. For more information about how Student Housing and Residential Life staff plan to work with residents throughout the academic year.

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Campus Living

  • Maintenance and FIXIT Requests

    Residents can submit online requests 24/7 to get assistance with information technology (computer, wireless, software, and email), residential facility or room support, and laundry room issues.

  • Faculty-in-Residence

    The Faculty-in-Residence (FIR) Program is a collaboration between the Divisions of Academic Affairs and Student Affairs that strengthens the connection between students' academic and residential learning experiences.

  • Emergency Prepardness

    The University of Houston is exposed to various hazards, many of which have the potential to disrupt the campus community and can have a significant impact on campus life and property. Residents should consider traveling to their permanent home or place of residence during campus closures for emergencies. When travel is not an option, or the incident is short term, links and information found here can support personal planning.

  • Living Learning Communities

    A University of Houston Living Learning Community (LLC) is a group of students living together based on a common interest. Living Learning Communities support high levels of interaction between students who participate in and contribute to an immersive, year-long experience. Only upperclassmen are permitted to reside in an LLC.

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