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.
Information & Resources
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.
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.
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.
A SHRL Love Story
Learn how living on campus played a significant role in Karen and Andy’s love connection as undergrads at UH.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Student Housing and Residential Life wants all residents to be as safe and comfortable as possible during the potential upcoming storm. Please review the following information to be as ready as you can be. Students who are able to should consider traveling to their permanent home or place of residence.
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.
Aug 19 4:00 pm
Party in the Park
Party in the Park is an event for new and returning students to connect with University Sponsored Organizations and Affiliated Organizations (USOs and AOs) to learn more about what programs, events, and engagement opportunities students have throughout the year. Come out to enjoy free food, pick up some swag, and connect with other new Cougars! Be sure to check out the battle of the DJs happening on the stage at this year’s event!
Aug 20 4:00 pm
Break the ice with fellow COOGS as part of this engaging friend-building experience. As part of this interactive activity, Students will meet new friends while participating in icebreaker activities and wind down before the first day of classes. Prepare for 75 minutes of fun activities and end it with a free t-shirt!
Aug 21 4:00 pm
Get The Scoop CDI Student Mixer
Join the Center for Diversity and Inclusion to learn about our services, and find your community at the University of Houston!
Aug 21 5:30 pm
If you’re looking to make a new friend or two on campus this semester, join us for Speed Friending. It’s like Speed Dating just without the awkward need to seem romantic. Join us for snacks, games, music, and fun questions to help you get to know your fellow Coogs!
Aug 22 11:30 am
Student Centers Welcome Back
At Student Centers Welcome Back, students will have the opportunity to discover all the amazing services and spaces here at our Student Centers. They will also enjoy food, games, giveaways, and entertainment.
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