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ON-CAMPUS EXPERIENCES

We are excited to welcome you to the University of Houston — in person — to see what life is like on campus! All sessions include a 90-minute walking tour showcasing campus hotspots and the academic colleges specific to your interest.

If you're a high school student interested in UH, we invite you to register for a campus tour. These programs offer an overview of admission, academic programs and life on campus — often from the valuable perspective of current students.

We have admissions counselors available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to meet with you if you have questions following your tour experience. If you have more specific concerns or questions, you are welcome to contact the freshmen admissions team at admissions@uh.edu.

Find out more information about applying to UH as a freshman student on our website.

Visit Opportunities:

Prospective Freshman Visit (2-hour experience) | 9 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. (except for Tuesdays)

Admitted Student Visit (2-hour experience) | 11 a.m. on Monday and Friday 

Academic College Tour & Information Session (2-hour experience) | 9 a.m. on select Mondays and Fridays

Honors College Overview & Tour | Fridays at 11 a.m. 

Saturday Tours | Select Saturdays at 10 a.m.

Spanish Tours | Available upon request

If you have attended an accredited college or university and have earned 15 or more transferable hours of college credit after high school graduation, excluding dual enrollment work or credit hours accumulated as a concurrently enrolled high school student, we invite you to register for a campus tour.

Transfer students are welcome to visit UH any time.

We have admissions counselors available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to meet with you if you have questions following your tour experience. If you have more specific concerns or questions, you are welcome to contact the transfer admissions team at admissions@uh.edu.

Find out more information about applying to UH as a transfer student on our website.

Visit Opportunities:

Transfer Tuesday | 2 p.m. on Tuesdays

Admitted Student Visit (2-hour experience) | 11 a.m. on Monday and Friday 

Academic College Tour & Information Session (2-hour experience) | 9 a.m. on select Mondays and Fridays

Honors College Overview & Tour | Fridays at 11 a.m. 

Saturday Tours | Select Saturdays at 10 a.m.

Spanish Tours | Available upon request

The Office of Admissions provides group tours to groups of students in 9th - 12th grade and prospective transfer students. We can provide in-person tours to groups of up to 100 people, including chaperones. Group tour dates fill quickly, and if your group does not meet these criteria, please email us at vc@uh.edu.

Visit Times:

Monday - Thursday at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Register here

SPECIAL EVENTS

In addition to our daily visits, the Office of Admissions will host a number of events both on and off campus throughout the year.

Cougar Preview

Cougar Preview is our grand on-campus experience for students to get to know their future home! This event provides an introduction to UH from the admissions team, an academic information session by the college of your interest, an overview of scholarships and financial aid and current students excited to share their experiences!

Check back to register online for our event on April 6.

Cougar Prowl

Cougar Prowl is our grand off-campus experience for students to get to know their future home! This event provides an introduction to UH from the admissions team, a browsing fair featuring various campus partners, an overview of scholarships and financial aid and current students excited to share their experiences!

Destination UH

Destination UH is our premier admitted student experience for students to get to know their future home! This event provides next steps in the enrollment process to UH from the admissions team, a browsing fair featuring various campus partners, an overview of scholarships and financial aid and current students excited to share their experiences!

March 2 - Register to attend in Dallas/Fort Worth, TX 
March 23 - Register to attend in Rio Grande Valley (McAllen, TX)
April 20 - Register to attend in Sugar Land, TX

UH Near You

High School Visits
Throughout the spring and fall, our admission officers will be visiting high schools (in person and virtually) to connect with students and share information about UH, Houston and the admissions and financial assistance process. Contact your high school counselor to find out if we are coming to your school.
College Fairs  
Look for representatives from UH at college fairs across the country this spring and fall!

Virtual Experiences

General audiences and transfer students can bring their questions and excitement to one of our online events, where we virtually share our campus, its people and the opportunities that await.

If you're a high school student interested in UH but can’t make it to campus? Join us for a virtual tour or information session.

If you have more specific concerns or questions, you are welcome to contact the freshmen admissions team at admissions@uh.edu or schedule a virtual advising appointment

Learn more about applying to UH as a freshman student.

Visit Opportunities:

Virtual Prospective Freshmen Information Sessions | Select Tuesdays at 4 p.m.

Virtual Campus Tour | Thursdays at 4 p.m.

Self-Guided Campus Tours | View self-guided options

Register here

 

If you have attended an accredited college or university and have earned 15 or more transferable hours of college credit after high school graduation, excluding dual enrollment work or credit hours accumulated as a concurrently enrolled high school student, join us for a virtual tour or information session.

If you have more specific concerns or questions, you are welcome to contact the transfer admissions team at admissions@uh.edu or schedule a virtual advising appointment

Learn more about applying to UH as a transfer student.

Visit Opportunities:

Virtual Prospective Transfer Information Sessions | Select Tuesdays at 4 p.m.

Virtual Campus Tour | Thursdays at 4 p.m. 

Self-Guided Campus Tours | View all self-guided options

Register here

Group virtual visits are just as interactive as on-campus visit experiences and can be customized to your group! Typically, group virtual visits last one hour and include the following activities led by UH admissions staff and Student Ambassadors:

  • 20-minute admissions presentation that includes a brief overview of the University, academic opportunities, campus life and the admissions process
  • 20-minute virtual guided student life tour covering campus hot spots, including a sneak peek into Cougar Village II, our most popular freshmen residence hall
  • 10-minute question and answer session


Email vc@uh.edu to schedule a group virtual tour.

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