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Building Access

The Katy Academic building is open only to those employees included in the current phase of Reopening the University of Houston. Faculty and staff should contact their supervisors with questions. Students should contact their instructors with questions.


UH at Katy is an instructional site of the University--part of the UH central campus.

The three-story, 80,000-square-foot-facility is home to programs from the UH College of Nursing and the UH Cullen College of Engineering. Programs include Nursing’s traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing, and Engineering’s prestigious Subsea Engineering program—the first of its kind in the nation.

Groundbreaking began in May of 2018. The facility was completed in fall 2019.

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Located on 46 acres near the Grand Parkway & I-10, UH at Katy shares the facility with the University of Houston-Victoria at Katy, which offers its own unique programs.

UH/HCC Engineering Academy

The UH Cullen College of Engineering and Houston Community College are proud to announce a new transition partnership for students to earn a valuable Engineering degree from the University of Houston. Applications are being accepted for Fall 2020.

Students admitted to the Engineering Academy are UH Cullen College of Engineering Students from the first day. Classes are taught at the HCC Katy campus and the UH at Katy instructional site at various times.


Cullen College of Engineering

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College of Nursing

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At a glance

  • Fall 2019Grand Opening
  • 80,000Square Feet of Classroom/Lab/Studio Space
  • NursingTraditional BSN Program
  • Engineering3 undergraduate, 5 graduate including Subsea Engineering

Strategic Planning

The University of Houston and the city of Katy are planning for a future where higher education is invested in the community; where industry informs the programs; where students supply the workforce; where leadership inspires collaboration.

Learn more about FOUNDATIONS -- A 2020-2023 Strategic Plan for the University of Houston at Katy »