Feb 04, 2023  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Student Success and Initiatives Division



Academic Advising

University of Houston-Clear Lake is committed to providing the most appropriate and effective academic direction, assistance and support for all its students. Please see below for each college’s (College of Business, College of Education, College of Human Sciences and Humanities and College of Science and Engineering) distinctive and comprehensive academic advising services:

College of Business: Graduate students receive academic advising from their academic adviser who is assigned to them upon admission. Graduate students should contact their assigned academic adviser directly for assistance regarding degree progress and course confirmation for VSO benefits, changing majors or other procedural assistance. For guidance on career goals and other professionally related questions, student may contact the faculty mentor that is listed on the Candidate Plan of Study (CPS).

College of Education: Graduate students receive academic advising from their faculty advisers who are assigned to them upon admission. Graduate students should contact their assigned faculty advisers directly for assistance on course selection, career goals, and other professionally related questions. For assistance in connecting with their faculty advisers or with paperwork regarding VSO benefits, changing majors or other procedural assistance, students may contact COE Academic Advising.

College of Human Sciences and Humanities: Graduate students receive academic advising from their declared program faculty. Graduate students should contact their assigned faculty adviser directly for advising on course selection, program completion and career planning. For assistance in connecting with the program and faculty advising, or with paperwork regarding VSO benefits, changing majors or other procedural assistance, students may contact the HSH Office of Academic Advising.

College of Science and Engineering: Graduate students receive academic advising from their faculty adviser who is assigned to them upon admission. Graduate students should contact their assigned faculty adviser directly for assistance on course selection, career goals, and other professionally related questions. For assistance in connecting with their faculty adviser or with paperwork regarding VSO benefits, changing majors or other procedural assistance, students may contact CSE Academic Advising.

Preparation for a meeting with an adviser:

  • Check to make sure the adviser will be available and make an appointment.
  • Bring a current degree plan.
  • Have a list of questions and/or concerns to promote judicious use of time.
  • Remind the adviser of previous discussions.
Office Location Contact
College of Business Bayou Building, 2111 281-283-3110
College of Education Bayou Building, 1231 281-283-3600
College of Human Sciences and Humanities Bayou Building, 1539 281-283-3333
hshadvising@uhcl.edu
College of Science and Engineering Bayou Building, 3611 281-283-3711
cseadvising@uhcl.edu

More information on academic advising can be found at: www.uhcl.edu/academics/advising

Accessibility Support Center

The Accessibility Support Center provides institution-wide advisement, consultation, and training on disability-related topics, collaborates with partners to identify and remove barriers to foster an all-inclusive campus, and provides individual services and facilitates accommodations to students with disabilities. The Accessibility Support Center promotes each student’s learning experience by facilitating accessible programs and services, and fostering self-advocacy skills with students with disabilities. Accommodations include, but are not limited to, testing accommodations, alternative formats, assistive technologies, classroom access, and sign language interpreters. To be eligible for services, a student must submit the online application form, speak with a staff member about their disability, and provide appropriate documentation which validates their request.

For more information on the Accessibility Support Center, contact:

Phone 281-283-2648
Email disability@uhcl.edu
Web www.uhcl.edu/accessibility-support-center
Location SSCB 1.302

Math Center

The Math Center provides private and drop-in tutoring services to students enrolled in math or physics courses. The center provides a fully equipped study space with enough whiteboards and space to help you work and learn. In addition, the center also provides a program for first-generation students called “First to Succeed,” STEM-related events and supplemental instruction.

Students wishing to use the center’s services may do so from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. in Bayou 2127, or from 4p.m. - 9 p.m. in the STEM building study lounges.

For more Math Center information, contact:

Phone 281-283-2460
Email cox@uhcl.edu
Web www.uhcl.edu/math-center
Location Bayou 2127

Student Success Center

The Student Success Center is a comprehensive academic resource for the UHCL student community, which includes peer tutoring, supplemental instruction, and academic coaching. The focus of the center is to help students enhance their academic skills in their current courses, whether, seeking remedial support or needing assistance with maintaining good standing. Additionally, the center helps students manage their daily responsibilities through personalized guidance in skills including effective study habits, and efficient time management.

The Student Success Center works cooperatively with the Writing Center, Math Center, Disability Services, Career Services, Counseling Services, academic departments, students, faculty and staff in an effort to maintain a strong consortium of resources aimed at increasing student success, retention and persistence. The center is open and free of charge to all UHCL students.

For more Student Success Center information, contact:

Phone 281-212-2643
Email studentsuccesscenter@uhcl.edu
Web www.uhcl.edu/student-success-center
Location SSCB 3102

Testing Center

The Testing Center is a student-centered and community-minded department that exists to provide a wide variety of testing services that assist students, staff and community in reaching their educational goals.

The Testing Center is accredited by the National College Testing Association (NCTA), and is a certified center for PearsonVue, Certiport, ETS, CASTLE, Kryterion, and CollegeBoard. The Center provides a quiet, secure environment with welcoming staff and fast check-in/check-out processes to ensure the testers can focus on their testing experience. For a complete list offered tests, please refer to the testing center website below.

For more Testing Center information, contact:

Phone 281-212-3080
Email uhcltesting@uhcl.edu
Web www.uhcl.edu/testing
Location Bayou 1408

Writing Center

In the Writing Center, students, faculty, staff and alumni can work with trained tutors on their writing projects. Tutors collaborate with writers as they analyze assignments and audiences, revise documents by clarifying ideas and structure, and learn stylistic conventions and editing strategies. The Writing Center offers one-on-one tutoring both face-to-face and online on UHCL’s Clear Lake and Pearland campuses, as well as a variety of writing-related workshops, tip sheets, and other resources.

For more Writing Center information, contact the Writing Center:

Phone 281-212-2910
Email writingcenter@uhcl.edu
Web www.uhcl.edu/writing-center
Location SSCB 2105