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Winter 2011 Term

 

Admission Information

The Office of Admissions has announced that the application process for the Winter 2011 term is now open to new UHD students (excluding International students). The admission deadline is Thursday, December 15, 2011.

New Students wishing to attend Winter 2011 term must submit the following:

Former UHD students who are eligible for registration can log into MyUHD to reactivate their account.  Once complete, their record will automatically be updated for the Winter 2011 term.

Continuing UHD students who are eligible for registration can log into MyUHD to register for the Winter 2011 term.

 

Admission Assistance

Contact the Office of Admissions at 713-221-8522 to speak with an Admissions Counselor.

 

Registration Information

Winter 2011 Priority Web Registration for declared majors-only begins at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, November 7, 2011.

Regular Web Registration for all other students begins on Monday, November 14, 2011.

Registration ends at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, December 19, 2011 and payment or payment arrangements must be made by 6pm on that day to prevent classes from being dropped for non-payment.
Important Note: There is no "Late Registration" for Winter 2011.

 

Schedule Changes

All registration schedule changes that involve course adds must be done by 6:00 p.m. on Monday, December 19, 2011. Only course drops will be allowed after this time through the last day to drop/withdraw.

 

Course Drop and Withdrawal

In order to drop a Winter 2011 class so that no grade is assigned, the course drop must be done online by Tuesday, December 20, 2011.
A Winter 2011 course withdrawal which results in a grade of "W" can be processed online beginning December 21, 2011 through December 29, 2011.

 

Registration Assistance

Registration assistance is available in-person, by phone, via email and through AskGator. Registrar's Office representatives are available during regular business hours through December 22, 2011 and once again when the University re-opens after the Winter Holiday break on January 2, 2012. To contact a Registrar's Office representative please come by N330 in the One Main Building, call 713-221-8999, send an email to uhdrecords@uhd.edu or submit a question via AskGator.

Other Important Dates

Winter 2011 final grades will be posted online via Student e-Services at 12:00 p.m., on January 12, 2012.
To view the Winter 2011 academic calendar go to www.uhd.edu/academic/calendars/1112/winter11.html

Payment Information

Payment in full or payment arrangements must be made by Monday, December 19, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. or your class(es) will be dropped.

Please be aware that there is no financial aid posted to the Winter Term. Any financial aid granted for classes taken in the Winter term will be processed and paid with your Spring 2012 financial aid. These funds WILL NOT be automatically moved to pay the Winter balance. It is the student's responsibility to make payment out of pocket or once their Spring refund is received. If you are depending on financial aid to pay for these classes, you may go online and request an Emergency Loan to make payment until you receive your financial aid.

Installment plans and Emergency Loans will be available Thursday, December 1, 2011 at 8:00 a.m. online at http://myUHD.uhd.edu under the My Payment option.

Emergency Book Loans ($150 max) will also be available Thursday, December 1, 2011 at 8:00 a.m. at the Student Accounting Office, 320 South.

 

Payment assistance

If you have questions or need assistance with payment arrangements, please visit the Cashier’s Office at 310 South or contact us via email cashiers@uhd.edu or by phone at 713-221-8196.

For questions regarding Emergency Book loans, please visit the Student Accounting Office at 320 South or contact us via email riverar@uhd.edu or by phone at 713-221-8108.

Scholarships and Financial Aid Information

Q. Can I apply for financial aid for the winter term?

Answer: No, financial aid is not available for the winter mini-session. You may, however, apply for an emergency loan and book loan to cover the cost of tuition and fees and the purchase of books.
Please refer to the Payment Information section above for more information.

Q. Will I be responsible for the emergency loan and book loan if I am not eligible for financial aid in the spring?

Answer: Yes, you will be responsible for the amount owed if you are no longer eligible to receive financial aid for Spring 2012.

Q. What may cause me to be ineligible to receive my spring financial aid?

Answer: Some reasons for losing financial aid eligibility for Spring 2012 include but are not limited to:

  • Not meeting the terms of satisfactory academic progress at the end of the Fall 2011 semester if you were on financial aid probation.
  • New information received from the Department of Education now showing you ineligible to receive aid.
  • Under-enrollment

 

Q. Will financial aid for spring cover the emergency loan and book loan for the winter term?

Answer: Financial aid for Spring 2012 may cover the emergency loan and book loan for the winter mini-session given that you

  1. complete the course attempted for the winter-session
  2. remain eligible to receive financial aid for spring
  3. have enough financial aid available to cover both the winter mini-session and spring charges

Remember – you will have to make the payment for these Winter loans yourself once your spring refund is received.

Q. How will the hours for the winter term be counted for financial aid?

Answer: The hours completed for the winter mini-session will be added to spring registration. If your financial aid for spring was processed based on less than full-time enrollment and you attend the winter mini-session you may be eligible for additional aid. You will need to complete a Revision Request Form so financial aid can determine if you should receive more funds based on the additional 3 hours completed during the winter mini-session. If you were processed based on full-time enrollment and attend the winter mini-session, there will be no additional aid eligibility.

Financial Aid Assistance

Contact the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid at 713-221-8041 or by email uhdfinaid@uhd.edu

 

Blackboard Information

To ensure that you will be able to begin your online course on the first day of classes,
please confirm that you are able to successfully log into Blackboard Vista before classes begin.
Click here for Quick Facts about Blackboard Vista.

Information Technology will provide support during the Winter 2011 term.
The Help Desk (713-221-8031, help@uhd.edu) hours will be as follows:

 

December 19-22: 7 a.m. – 9 p.m.
December 23:  9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
December 24: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
December 25: closed (for IT emergencies, contact the university Police at 713-221-8065 and ask for the IT Manager on call to be notified)
December 26-30: 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
December 31: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
January 1: closed (for IT emergencies, contact the university Police at 713-221-8065 and ask for the IT Manager on call to be notified)
January 2-6: 7 a.m. – 9 p.m.

 

For more information, click here.

 

Holiday Registrar's Office Hours

December 19 – December 22
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

December 23 – January 1
University Closed

January 2
University Re-opens

 

Students can also receive assistance at UHD Northwest during the holidays (dates below)

December 26 – December 29
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Contact:
Dan Starr
713-237-5400
713-237-5404
StarrD@uhd.edu

 

 

 

 

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