Weeks of Welcome - University of Houston
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August 15 - August 31, 2024

Whether you're a new or returning Coog, the University of Houston wants to give you a warm welcome! During Weeks of Welcome, numerous departments put on lots of FREE events for students to have fun, learn about the university, and get lots of freebies! This is the perfect time to make new friends & find your place at UH.

Schedule of events coming soon!

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WOW Instagram Challenge

Win an IPad! Official Rules:

  • Share your fav picture during WOW on Instagram (August 17 - Sept 2)
  • Tag us @getinvolveduh
  • Stories don't count
  • Winner will be announced Monday, September 4, 2023
  • By participating, you give us permission to repost your image(s)
  • Contest is only open to currently enrolled UH students

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Signature Events


#IAMUH T-Shirt Swap

Monday, August 23 & Tuesday, August 24, 2021
9:00 am – 2:00 pm, Student Centers Food Court

As part of UH Weeks of Welcome, the Center for Diversity and Inclusion (CDI) will be sponsoring a t-shirt swap. Have a t-shirt from another university, high school, or military service? Time to swap it. On us! Come join us in the Student Center on Monday, August 23 – Tuesday, August 24, 2021, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm, bring us a T-shirt of another college, high school, or military service, and we’ll give you a free #IAMUH* T-shirt. Limit 1 shirt per student, while supplies last. All collected shirts will be donated. #IAMUH is a campaign that highlights and celebrates the many diversities and unique stories that can be found within the University of Houston community. Because diversity is one of our strengths, #IAMUH was created to embrace and highlight, the multiple diversities within our institution.

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