Familiarize yourself with your
myUHD is your portal for accessing freshman orientation, financial aid, course registration, tuition payment, and grades. Also, set up your
GatorMail e-mail account to receive exclusive invitations to upcoming new student events, updates about your financial aid, and other university communications.
|Step 2||Explore Scholarships and Financial Aid|
UHD offers a variety of
financial aid programs to help you cover the cost of your education. From scholarships and grants to work-study, and loans, there are
options to meet your financial needs. The priority deadline for Financial Aid is April 1st of each year. UHD’s school code for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application is 003612.
Satisfy Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Requirement|
Complete the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) assessment or submit official scores to UHD. The TSI Assessment is designed to help UHD determine if you are ready for college-level course work in the general areas of reading, writing and mathematics. Exemptions are available if you meet the qualifications.
Please note: All students are required to satisfy TSI requirements prior to registering for Gator Ready.
All new students are required to attend Orientation. Freshman Orientation is specifically designed to meet your transitional and academic needs, and it is essential to your success at UHD. You will learn how to be a successful Gator. You will meet with your advisor and register for classes. You will also interact with faculty and staff from your intended major, connect with other new students, and more!
|Step 5||Submit Proof of Bacterial Meningitis Vaccination|
Texas Senate Bill 62 requires that students age 21 and younger entering a public, private, or independent institution of higher education in Texas provide proof of immunization for bacterial meningitis. You must provide proof of vaccination or submit the proper exemption documentation before the start classes of your first semester at UHD.
Submit Official Final High School Transcript|
The final high school transcript should have your school's official seal, the signature of a school official, graduation date, GPA, class rank and size, and high school coursework. Official transcripts can be mailed to the Office of Admissions, One Main Street, GSB 308, Houston, TX 77002. The transcript is usually sent directly from your high school Registrar upon your request.
|Step 7||Purchase Parking Permit|
Familiarize yourself with student parking options, and purchase your parking permit online through your myUHD account.
Explore UHD Payment Options|
We encourage you to take advantage of an installment payment plan,emergency loan or other payment options to help cover the cost of your tuition and fees.
Step 9||Attend Freshman Convocation|
Freshman Convocation highlights the beginning of your academic career at UHD and the fulfillment of your personal, academic, and professional goals.
Participate in Welcome Week Activities|
Welcome Week is a tradition that welcomes new and current students each fall and spring semester to the campus during the first week of classes. It gives you the opportunity to connect with other students while experiencing a schedule of fun and student-centered activities.