Familiarize yourself with your
myUHD account which is the direct link to accessing your 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 enrollment status, and other university communications.
|Step 2||Meet with International Admissions|
Check in with the Office of Graduate and International Admissions in the Girard Street Building (GSB), Room 308 (Bring original Visa, passport, I-94, and I-20). You will be able to familiarize yourself with the rules and regulations to maintain your F-1 immigration status.
Satisfy Your Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Requirement|
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.
Attend International Student Orientation|
All new students are required to attend International Student Orientation. Our Orientation program is specifically designed to meet your transitional and academic needs, and is essential to your success at UHD. You will meet with an academic advisor and get registered for classes, learn how to be a successful Gator, connect with other new students, and more! The Orientation is scheduled to take place on Friday, August 5. You will receive additional information in your acceptance packet.
|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 your first semester at UHD.
Purchase Your Parking Permit|
Familiarize yourself with
student parking options, and purchase your parking permit online through your
|Step 7||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.
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.