Campus Visits


The Office of Admissions is now offering virtual campus visits. Register for an opportunity to receive a live campus tour from a UH student ambassador and a brief information session from an admissions representative.

Admissions Presentation

Office of Admissions representatives will provide a brief overview of the university, academic opportunities, campus life, and detail the admissions process. We offer a presentation type for every student to meet your individual needs—including prospective freshman students and transfer students.

Register for an info session

Virtual Ambassador-Led Campus Tours

University student ambassadors will provide a live guided tour of hot spots across 600 acres of the University of Houston’s campus. View academic buildings and discuss fun things to do on-campus from the convenience of your phone, tablet or computer.


Sign-up to receive a phone call from a current UH student ambassador. What’s fun to do in Houston? How challenging are college classes? What’s up with the food robots? Get your most pressing questions answered by current students. On Tuesdays and Thursdays, we also host #AskMeAnything.

Cantu Scholarship App Drive

The Alonzo Cantu Scholarship is for incoming freshmen who graduated from any high school in Hidalgo County, Texas. Scholarship applicants must be ranked in the top 25 percent of their graduating class, demonstrate financial need and be Federal Pell Grant Program-eligible. Students will be evaluated based on academic achievement, letters of recommendation and a personal statement. The award is renewable for up to four years with a maximum amount of $16,000 for students who maintain a 2.75 GPA, full-time enrollment, and remain Federal Pell Grant Program-eligible. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Recipients may receive the Alonzo Cantu Scholarship and additional scholarships to assist in paying for college.

For more instructions on how to apply, questions about the scholarship or application join us for a virtual chat:

Application/Portal Help Q&A

Office of Admissions Events: Rio Grande Valley always wants to provide an experience customized to you. Although we are not conducting in-person experiences for the fall 2020 semester, our virtual events will connect you with the information you want and the friendly staff members who want to help you find your place at the University of Houston.

Application/Portal Help Q&A will be held on 11/18/20 & 12/09/20 from 4:30PM to 5:30PM. 

Do you need help with your UH application or your myUH account? Want to know what you’re missing to be completed? Come join our virtual session to get help learning more about how to submit your application and navigate your myUH self-service account. Please follow the link to register:

November 18, 2020

December 09, 2020

Coffee Chats with Parents & Students


Come bring your coffee or tea for a chat about the university of Houston and have your questions answered by your admissions representative.

Dates: November 11, 2020 & December 16, 2020 from 5:30PM to 6:30PM.

Please register today:

Wednesday, 11/11/20:

Wednesday, 12/16/20:

UH Preview

Cougar Preview will be held on October 31, 2020 and November 21, 2020. Cougar Preview is UH’s largest virtual open house event—intended to provide an introduction to any student interested in the University of Houston. At Cougar Preview, you’ll have the opportunity to learn about admission requirements for, meet with your academic college of interest, and learn about how to finance your education.  Register here:

Register for our live virtual Cougar Preview using the link above. You will be able to choose the session you are most interested in for each time block. If you’re interested in more than one session, don’t worry! A recording of each session will be uploaded to an exclusive website sent to all attendees after the event. Once you submit a registration, a confirmation email and text message with the secure session link will be sent to the contact information you provided.