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Urban Education Majors

Virtual Lobby


Join our virtual lobby and get help from our CPS Advising Center team.

Virtual Lobby Hours: 9 -12 p.m. & 1-5 pm | M-F

  • A CPS staff member will be with you shortly and is seeing students in order of arrival. Please allow 3-5 minutes to be admitted into the waiting area.
  • Once admitted to the waiting room, please be patient and have your UHD ID number ready.
  • This is not an advising session as this is a public lobby. Schedule an advising appointment via EAB Navigate

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Urban Education Virtual Drop-In

The Urban Education Virtual Lobby is now closed until September 4th.

Meet with a UE Advisor virtually during open hours.

Virtual Drop-In Hours:
Tuesdays
10 a.m. – 12 p.m. & 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

  • You'll enter the virtual waiting room and our host will send you instructions to the chat.
  • Once an Advisor is available you will be assigned to a room to begin your virtual advising appointment.
  • When your meeting is done you can exit the zoom meeting.

Virtual Appointments


We are here to support you to our fullest extent by offering virtual or phone appointments. Follow the links below to schedule your appointment.

Schedule an Appointment

Guide to schedule an appointment (pdf)

For Urban Education majors there is a three step process in formal admission into the program. A student with an intent to declare as an Urban Education major enters the university with a pre–major status. 
Once a pre–major earns a GPA of 2.3 in 30 credit hours that will count toward the degree, successfully completes MATH 1301, ENGL 1301, and ENGL 1302 with a grade of “C” or higher, and has completed the Life/Physical Sciences component of the Common Core, the student is qualified to be declared an Urban Education major. Declaration as an Urban Education major is automatic once all requirements are met. 
To achieve the final step, Admission into the Urban Education program of study, the declared major must submit an application to the Department of Urban Education (with a personal statement) and be interviewed. In addition, to be fully admitted a student must be TSI and Common Core complete, have a UHD GPA of 2.5 or higher, be in good academic standing with the university, and have completed the two course sequence of the American History and the two course sequence in Life/Physical Sciences, respectively, and earned a grade of “C” or higher in each of these four courses. To be admitted a student must complete and submit the applicati​on form
Urban Education students that have attained the status of Declared or Admitted are advised on the 4th Floor of the Commerce Building. 

Program/Major
Student Last Name
Assigned CPS Advisor
Contact Information
Urban Education
A through Le
Anna Esparza, 
Assistant Director of Advising
C-420
esparzaa@uhd.edu
Urban Education
Li through Z
Terrilyn Ratcliff
C-420H
ratclifft@uhd.edu
Urban Education
Pathways Grant
Tream Charvis
C-440F
charvist@uhd.edu
Urban Education
Pathways Grant -
UHD-LSCS Kingwood
Tan Tidwell
SCC-159
2000 Kingwood Dr. Kingwood, TX 77339
tidwellt@uhd.edu

Urban Education pre–major students are advised in the AAC (university Academic Advising Center). 

The CAC is located in Suite 320 of the One Main Building. 

College Assigned
Position
AAC Advisor
Contact Information
College of Public Service
Advisor I
Bansari Moffe
N-320P
moffeb@uhd.edu
713-221-5033
College of Public Service
Advisor II
Tristan Jackson
N-320
jacksontr@uhd.edu
713-221-5518
College of Public Service
Assistant Director of Advising, working with College of Public Service intended majors
Donna Dodson-Tibbs
N-320
dodsontibbsd@uhd.edu
713-221-8153


Last updated 3/1/2022 1:59 AM