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CHSS Advising

Visit the CHSS Advising Lobby for immediate advising assistance. M-F from 9 am to 4 pm.

Schedule your CHSS Advising Appointment for academic or advising assistance.
CHSS Advising office and contact: M-F, 8 am to 5pm. Phone: 713-221-8460.  Email:

Summer & Fall 2021 Registration Now Open - April 2, 2021

About the College of Humanities & Social Sciences

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS) at UHD equips students with the marketable skills necessary to excel in the job market or continue on to graduate and professional studies. We offer students 14 undergraduate programs and three master's degrees.​​​​​ 

CHSS also serves every UHD student, regardless of major, by supporting core curriculum components, creating opportunities for interactive education, and encouraging community engagement through co-curricular initiatives.​  Top 10 Reasons to Choose CHSS at UHD

Women's History Month - 2021

Understanding Houston, a Greater Houston Community Foundation project, names Dr. Stacie Craft DeFreitas among Eight Houston Leaders making a difference today. Specifically, they note how “Dr. Stacie DeFreitas’ research explores what can be done to improve the academic success of youth, particularly urban, minority youth by examining mentoring relationships, faculty-student interactions and the influence of the educational environment on students.” Dr. DeFreitas is an Associate Professor of psychology and is presently serving as Interim Associate Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. 8 Houston Leaders making a difference today

Last updated 4/2/2021 10:28 AM