Spring 2019 Events and Programs

Spring Open House

Join us on Thursday, January 24th from 12pm – 3pm in our office to reconnect with old friends and hear about our Spring 2019 events. Refreshments will be provided. Feel free to bring your friends!

Black History Month Celebration

UEP will be collaborating with student organization, Love Our Locks, to host Afro-Genesis: A Celebration of Black Culture and Beauty. This event will take place on Friday, February 15th from 6pm-9pm in SC South Ballroom. You will be entertained by musical guest, Kechi, and informed about issues affecting the black community by a panel of speakers. Vendors will be present to showcase different black-owned businesses. Refreshments will be provided. We hope you can join us!

Dreamer Mixer

In collaboration with the Center for Diversity and Inclusion (CDI) and Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), we are hosting a mixer for students who identify as “Dreamers” so they can meet others like themselves and learn how UEP, CAPS, and CDI can support them. Refreshments will be provided. This event will take place on Thursday, February 7th from 6pm – 8pm in the Center for Diversity and Inclusion (SC South, Room B12).

Spring Refresher Academic Workshop

We are hosting an academic support session in collaboration with LAUNCH to help students become and stay academically successful. This event will take place on Wednesday, February 13th from 3:00pm – 4:30pm in N112 Cougar Village I (Building 563). Light snacks will be provided.

Financial Empowerment Series

In partnership with TDECU, the Financial Empowerment Series is designed to provide UEP students and the UH community with financial teaching, resources, and tools to be fiscally responsible and astute. Lunch will be provided

All About Credit
Tuesday, February 5th, 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Financing Your College Education
Tuesday, March 5th, 12:00pm – 1:00pm

The Road to Financial Independence
Tuesday, April 2nd, 12:00pm – 1:00pm

All events will be taking place in SC North Senate Room 204. Students should RSVP for each workshop.

Dreamer Support Series

Join Dr. Dornhecker from UH Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) for this workshop series which will provide a safe place to discuss your thoughts and feelings regarding your role as a Dreamer, get support, and learn more effective strategies to help you cope. Lunch will be provided.

Wednesday, February 27th, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
The Center for Diversity and Inclusion (SC South Room B12)

Thursday, March 28th, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
SC South Heights Room

Tuesday, April 16th, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
SC South Skyline Room

Students should RSVP for each workshop.

Scholarship Workshops

To support our mission to empower students to be financially independent, we are hosting monthly scholarship support sessions in collaboration with the Writing Center.

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Thursday, February 21st, 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Wednesday, March 27th, 2:00pm – 4:00pm

All events will be taking place in Classroom and Business Building (CBB), Room 226. No RSVP is required.

Awards Banquet

Join us on Tuesday, April 30th from 6pm – 8pm in the SC South Ballroom for our Annual Scholarship and Awards Banquet. We will be celebrating our achievements over the past year, announcing scholarship recipients and UEP Ambassadors, and recognizing our graduating seniors. We hope you will be able to join us! The RSVP link will be provided later in the semester.