February 16, 2019
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Register Now

March 23, 2019
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Register Now

Whether you're ready to apply to UHCL for the upcoming semester or you're just seeking general information, Open House is the perfect opportunity for you to:

  • Meet with knowledgeable faculty and staff.
  • Get a tour of the beautiful campus located on a 524-acre wildlife and nature preserve.
  • Enjoy fun activities like face painting, wax hands, a live DJ and more.
  • Win prizes by using #UHCLBOUND.

Open House Schedule

Time Session
10:30 a.m. Check-in
10:30 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. On-the-Spot Drop-off
10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Resource Fair
  Financial Aid Headquarters
10:45 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.                                                                           

Apply for Admissions

11 a.m. Campus Tour
11 a.m. - 2 p.m. MBA Mixer
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. University Forest Apartment Tours

11:35 a.m. - Noon





Choose a session
The Do’s and Don’ts of Undergraduate Admissions - 
Want to see what it takes to become a UHCL Hawk?  Coming in as a First time in college student or transferring from another school?  Learn about our admissions deadlines and requirements to simplify your application process!

The Pitfalls  of Graduate School Admissions . . .  And How to Avoid Them - Have your Bachelor’s Degree but looking to further your education?  Learn what it takes to become a Graduate student at UHCL. 

Cash for Class: Financial Aid and Scholarships - The office of Financial Aid will provide you with insight on how to maximize your financial aid opportunities.

Noon Campus Tour

 12:30–2 p.m


On-the-Spot Admissions Decision Pick-up

12:35-1 p.m.





Choose a session
Living at UHCL
Living on campus supports student success.  Learn more about our Housing options and the perks of living on campus.

Getting Involved Student Life and Organizations
Learn how you can get involved at UHCL.

Health and Well-being
Come and Learn about your Health and Well-being at UHCL.  From how to get into the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center and services available for your physical and mental health.

 1:05–1:30 p.m.





Choose a session
Next Steps After Admissions: Orientation and New Student Programs
Were you admitted today or waiting on a decision?  Find out what your next steps are from Orientation and New Student programs.

Cash for Class: Financial Aid and Scholarships
The office of Financial Aid will provide you with insight on how to maximize your financial aid opportunities.

Jobs . . . What’s Hot and What’s Not
Learn about current job trends and where majors and fields can lead you.

 1:30–2 p.m.

Campus Tour


Drop off Evaluations


Additional Highlights

  MBA Morning Mixer

Discover more about the value of a UHCL MBA degree by meeting with faculty, students and alumni.

  No Application Fee

Be one of the first to apply to UHCL. When you apply during either Open House, your $45 application fee will be waived! International students will have $45 deducted from their application fee. Some restrictions apply. Previously paid application fees will not be refunded.

  On-the-Spot Admissions

All students wishing to participate in On-The-Spot Admissions must bring official transcripts (sealed and printed within the last 60 days) from all previous colleges/universities and required test scores with them to the event. These documents will not be returned. Documents submitted to UHCL prior to the event cannot be accessed for On-The-Spot Admissions.

Freshman, international and doctoral students are not eligible for On-the-Spot Admissions. In addition, students interested in the following programs are not eligible: MS Finance, MHA, MHA/MBA, Nursing, Behavioral Analysis and Behavioral Analysis Certification, Counseling, Professional, School and I/O Psychology, Family Therapy, Digital Media, Literature, College of Education graduate programs, and College of Science and Engineering graduate programs. Students applying for the MBA and MS Accounting who are not eligible for a test score exemption are also not eligible. Although an On-the-Spot Admissions decision is not available during the event, this event is a wonderful opportunity to get more information about our programs and submit documents to complete your application file.

  Financial Aid Assistance

Financial challenges should not stop you from completing your education, so we offer services and opportunities for students seeking financial aid. Visit our Financial Aid Headquarters during Open House to learn about scholarships and financial assistance. We also can help you complete your FAFSA application. For assistance, please bring the following:

  • Your most recent income tax return (or your parents’ return if you are a dependent).
  • Your current bank statements.
  • Your current investment records (if any).
  • Records of any untaxed income you may have received.
  • Your driver’s license or other government-issues photo ID.
  • Your social security number (and your parents’, if you are a dependent).
  • Your alien registration or permanent resident card if you are not a U.S. citizen.
  Hotel Accommodations

With students from over 49 different countries, we welcome guests traveling from out of town to attend our events and stay nearby. Below, we have provided a list of hotel options. We also gladly welcome guests with disabilities and are equipped to provide special accommodations to make their visit as comfortable as possible.

The hotels listed below are the closest accommodations in proximity to University of Houston-Clear Lake.

  • *Candlewood Suites: 2737 Bay Area Blvd., Houston, TX | 281-461-3060
  • Comfort Suites: 16931 N. Texas Ave., Webster, TX | 281-554-5400
  • Hampton Inn & Suites: 506 W. Bay Area Blvd., Webster, TX | 281-332-7952
  • Holiday Inn: 302 W Bay Area Blvd., Houston, TX | 281-335-6272
  • Homewood Suites (Hilton): 401 Bay Area Blvd., Houston, TX |
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites: 520 Bay Area Blvd., Houston, TX | 281-554-5290
  • Residence Inn (Marriott): 525 Bay Area Blvd., Houston, TX | 281-486-7677
  • Townplace Suites (Marriott): 1050 Bay Area Blvd., Houston, TX 77058 | 281-286-2132

*Closest hotel to UHCL at 1.1. miles away

Directions to UHCL

  Special Accommodations

Any person needing an accommodation for a disability in order to participate in this program should contact the Office of Admissions at 281-283-2515 or OpenHouseRSVP@uhcl.edu at least one week prior to the event to arrange for the accommodation.

Important Dates

Contact Us

Office of Admissions

Phone: 281-283-2500
Fax: 281-283-2522
Email: admissions@uhcl.edu

SSCB 1.101
2700 Bay Area Blvd, Box 13
Houston, TX 77058-1002

Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Extended Hours:
Jan. 9 - 10, 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Jan. 15 - 16, 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.

UHCL Admissions Facebook UHCL Admissions Instagram