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emily messa

Emily A. Messa, Ph.D., C.A.S.P.

Associate Vice Chancellor & Associate Vice Pres. Administration


The Office of Administration is committed to the S.P.I.R.I.T. of Service Excellence for UH Students, Faculty, and Staff within an exemplary portfolio of on-campus services ranging across Copy & Print Services, Cougar Card Services, Cullen Performance Hall, Parking and Transportation Services, third-party dining and vending, and bookstore operations among the program areas of Auxiliary, Parking and Transportation Services, and University Services, as well as system-wide leadership of Public Art of the University of Houston System. In all that we do, we are committed to supporting student success and access. 

Supported by a dedicated team of more than 100 full-time and student employees and 700-plus contractors, the Office of Administration provides a foundational infrastructure of services for the campus community and also cultivates ongoing growth and proactive master planning of fundamental UH initiatives in collaboration with campus community partners in support of the UH Mission and transformation as an innovative pacesetter for future success.

For all the news and highlights from across the Division of A&F, check out the latest issue of the A&F S.P.I.R.I.T. Newsletter which is sent to all Division Staff.


2020 Annual Highlights

With a steadfast commitment to the A&F S.P.I.R.I.T. of “Customer Service Excellence,” the Office of Administration includes an exemplary portfolio of on-campus services ranging across third-party dining, parking, shuttle and bookstore operations, among the program areas of Auxiliary Services, and University Services, comprised of Cougar Card, the Office of Sustainability, Cullen Performance Hall, and Copy, Print and Delivery Services.


Awards and Recognitions