Cougar Preview - University of Houston
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Cougar Preview is our grand on-campus experience for students to get to know their future home! This event provides an introduction to the University of Houston from the Admissions team, an academic information session by your college of interest and an overview of scholarships and financial aid. Plus, you'll hear from current students who are excited to share their experiences! See the full schedule below.

Cougar Preview Schedule 

Getting to Campus and Parking

Event parking is available in the University Gateway Garage. You can type "4725 Martin Luther King Blvd. Houston, TX 77004" into your preferred navigation app. Be advised there are many other parking garages on campus and your parking fee will not be validated if you park in a garage that is not the University Gateway Garage. UH Ambassadors will be guiding you from the parking garage to Student Center South.

9 – 10 a.m. | Student Center South

Check-In & Student Activity 

10 – 10:30 a.m. | Student Center South

Welcome to UH | Houston Room
Hear from University representatives and get a brief overview of today's events.
Cougar Pride | Houston Room
Your day begins with an exciting look into the life of UH students! Learn about our traditions, UH Athletics and how you can be involved on campus.

10:30 – 11:30 a.m. | Academic Colleges

Academic College Information Your major matters. Join the college of your choice to meet current students and advisors to learn about your future field of study. You'll be escorted to the location.
  • Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design - Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design Building
  • Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts - Moores Opera Center
  • C.T. Bauer College of Business - Melcher Hall
  • College of Education - Farish Hall
  • Cullen College of Engineering - Engineering Lecture Hall
  • Conrad N. Hilton College of Global Hospitality Leadership - Hilton Hotel
  • College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences - Agnes Arnold Auditorium
  • College of Natural Science and Mathematics - SEC 100
  • Andy & Barbara Gessner College of Nursing - Student Center South: Downtown
  • Hobby School of Public Affairs - Bates Law Building
  • Undergraduate Student Success/Integrated Studies - Student Center South: Midtown

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. | Student Center South

Campus Tour/Housing Tour (Optional) An Ambassador will show you some highlights of our beautiful campus. Tours will depart from Student Center South every 15 minutes.

11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. | Student Center South 

Applying as a Freshman | Houston Room
Learn about freshman admission requirements and upcoming deadlines.
Applying as a Transfer Student | Multipurpose Room
Learn about transfer admissions requirements, nagivating transfer credits and the benefits of joining UH.
Already Applied | Theater
Regardless of whether you’re a freshman or transfer student, if you've already submitted an application, it's time to learn about your next steps on the road to becoming a new Coog!

11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Student Center South

Campus Resource Fair/Cougar Carnival | Student Center Plaza Learn about campus departments that provide services, programs and resources to support you during your college career.

12:45 – 1:15 p.m. | Student Center Theater

Financing Your Education | Theater The Office of Scholarships & Financial Aid will give you insight on how to maximize your financial aid opportunities.

1:30 p.m. | Choose Your Own Adventure

Living On-Campus Presentation | Student Center South - Houston
Living on campus supports student success. Learn about how to apply for housing and the perks of living on campus. After the presentation, an optional tour of Cougar Village II, the most popular freshman residence hall, will be offered. Honors College Presentation | Student Center Theater
Learn about our prestigious Honors College program, connect with current students and have your questions answered. Individual Admissions Counseling | Student Center South - Skyline
Get your specific questions answered 1-on-1 by an admissions counselor. Individual Financial Aid Counseling | Student Center South - Heights
Get your specific questions answered 1-on-1 by a financial aid counselor. Lunch on Your Own
Enjoy lunch in Moody Towers Dining Commons for $11.25 per person with your Cougar Preview schedule.

Learn More

  • The Ezekiel Cullen building at the University of Houston.

    Campus Visit

    We are excited to welcome you to the University of Houston—in person—to see for yourself what life is like on campus! Our 60-minute tour will showcase campus hotspots and the academic colleges specific to your interest.

  • Two students chatting on campus.

    Connect with Us

    What’s fun to do in Houston? How challenging are college classes? What’s up with the food robots? Sign-up to receive a phone call from a current UH student ambassador and get your most pressing questions answered by current students.

  • A student takes notes.

    Support Resources

    From admission to graduation, our Enrollment Services staff is here to help you navigate your student experience at the University of Houston.