Below is a list of a few academic support services available to all enrolled students.
For a list of additional services, support, and relevant student policies, please
view the Campus Resource and Information Guide.
Academic Computing Labs (S800, C300, B200):
Visit these labs for access to PC’s and the Internet. Also laptop checkout, scanners,
and printers are available in these locations. See www.uhd.edu/computing/
for more information and schedules.
Career Development Center (S402):
Whether you are choosing a major, searching for that perfect job or preparing for
graduate school, the Career Development Center is here to offer the coaching and guidance
you need. Our professional career counselors are ready and willing to assist you in
exploring the next chapter of your life, so start your journey with us. You may call
us at 713-221-8980.
Center for Community Engagement & Service Learning, The (S417):
The purpose of the Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning (CCESL) is
to prepare educated, engaged students; to strengthen democratic values and civic responsibility;
to address critical societal issues; and to build partnerships of knowledge and resources
with the public and private sectors to enrich and enhance curriculum, teaching, and
learning, thus providing students with high impact practices that enhance their academic
careers at UHD. Visit our website to learn more about the program we have to offer.
Center of Advocacy and Belonging (S370):
The Center for Diversity & Inclusion serves the UHD community by leading efforts to
support and enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion on our campus and to leverage
the rich diversity of our campus community to the benefit of our students. We offer
workshops and programming in support of diversity and inclusion initiatives, provides
resources and expertise for students and faculty interested in addressing diversity,
equity, and inclusion in their academic work, and offers advising, mentoring, and
advocacy to diversity-oriented student organizations, as well as to individual students.
You may call us at 713-221-5008. /administration/title-ix-equity-diversity/cdi
Collaborative Learning Community Center (S735):
The aim of the CLCC is to tutor and mentor all Mathematics, Computer Science, Science,
and Engineering scholarship recipients, Mathematics majors, and/or Computer Science
majors who are enrolled in Mathematics and Computer Science courses. As students collaborate,
the younger scholars will learn to be the best they can be from the examples set forth
by our upper classmen. cms.uhd.edu/Faculty/NakamuraM/Scholars/CMSCLCC.htm
College of Business Tutoring Center (B212 & B214):
The College of Business Tutoring Center is a program designed to provide all College
of Business students with the academic assistance they need to complete their courses.
The service is offered free of charge to all College of Business students. The Tutoring
Center is staffed with Instructors and highly qualified peer tutors who have successfully
completed the courses they are tutoring. The tutors are available to students who
many need additional help with their classes. The Tutoring Center offers a drop-in
program, where appointments are not needed. You may call us at 713-221-8661.
Foreign Language Lab, The (N950):
The Foreign Language Lab provides the necessary technology and space for students
studying French and Spanish. All beginner Spanish courses meet at the lab at least
once a week as part of their class in order to practice the language using interactive
online activities. The Lab provides tutoring for French and writing-intensive Spanish
classes. In addition, on-site tutors are available (Monday –Thursday) for students
in SPAN 1401, 1402, 2301, and 2302. Students can also use the lab to write Spanish
papers and other homework.
Learning Connection (S405):
Library (S500, N400):
Need help? Ask a librarian! There are several help options to contact a librarian
on the library’s homepage www.uhd.edu/library
. Look for the help options on the right hand side. You can always call the Information
Desk at 713-221-8187 during library hours. A librarian is at the desk whenever the
library is open.
Library Self-Help Online Tutoring Resources:
UHD online self-paced tutoring resources for writing, science, and math, which includes
e-books, videos, websites, and contact information to campus resources. library.uhd.edu/infolitinstruction
Math & Stats Center (N925):
The Math Center is staffed with mathematics faculty and student assistants, and offers
tutoring, calculators, computer access, and other types of aides on a walk-in basis.
Visit the Math Center throughout the semester, no appointment required. It is also
an excellent place to work on homework problems, so that you can receive immediate
help as necessary.
Office of Disability Services (GSB 314):
Disability Services at the University of Houston-Downtown is committed to student
success. In alignment with the University’s overall efforts, the Office of Disability
Services strives to empower students, foster independence, and improve academic achievement
and career development. Our staff, along the UHD community, helps students to discover,
develop, and reach their full academic potential and abilities. You may call us at
Social Sciences Statistics Lab (N1085):
Tutoring support and computer lab for students enrolled in SOS 3312.
Science Learning Center (N604):
The Science Learning Center at the University of Houston-Downtown, located in Room
N-604, is a state-of-the-art, multipurpose facility dedicated to the support of science
learning and teaching at many levels. The center offers a wide variety of UHD science
courses, special precollege courses, teacher professional development programs, and
tutoring for science courses. www.uhd.edu/academics/sciences/natural-sciences/Pages/SLC-index.aspx
Sports and Fitness (Student Life Center):
Sports & Fitness provides members with programs and facilities that offer vigorous,
fun-filled, health-promoting, physical activity conducive to wellness and personal
development. Through a well-equipped recreational facility, fitness programs, intramural
sports and club sports, members will be motivated to embrace a healthy life-style,
which may ultimately enhance their quality of life. www.uhd.edu/sportsandfitness
Student Counseling Services (S445):
The Student Counseling Program is designed to help you maximize your health and effectiveness
at home, school or work. Through this program, you receive confidential, personal
support for a wide range of issues, from everyday concerns to serious problems. You
may call us at 713-500-3852. www.uhd.edu/counseling
Student Health Services (S445):
Student Health Services focuses on health promotion, disease prevention, and treatment
of minor illnesses and injuries. Clinicians provide the same primary care found in
most physicians’ offices (including women’s health) and offer referrals to specialists
in the community when necessary. Routine laboratory services, pregnancy testing, and
confidential HIV testing are provided. The nurse provides health counseling on a wide
variety of health issues and offers select services throughout the year. Appointments
are recommended for these services. In addition, Student Health Insurance information
is available on-line. www.uhd.edu/health
Student Organizations (S204):
With over 50 student organizations, the Office of Student Activities & Events works
diligently to serve diverse needs of our students. From honor societies and Greek
organizations, to cultural and social groups it is easy to get involved on campus.
Contact a member of our staff if there is not an organization that fits your needs
and we will be happy to help you get it started!
Veterans Services (GSB 318):
UHD Veterans Services assists veterans, reservists, guardsmen, and dependents of disabled
or deceased veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces. Over 500 veterans are currently pursuing
a degree at UHD. Veterans Services ensures that proper paperwork is completed, certified,
and filed with the Department of Veterans Affairs so that payment of education benefits
can begin. You may call us at 713-221-8622. www.uhd.edu/veterans
Writing and Reading Center (N925):
The Writing and Reading Center offers face-to-face or online individual consultation
sessions with tutors to help students build the writing and reading strategies they
need to succeed. Schedule an appointment at www.uhd.edu/wrc