University of Houston-Victoria
Office of Admissions and Records

For Admissions and Records questions, telephone Student Solutions:
(361) 573-0000 or toll-free (800) 687-3738
Fax: (361) 580-5500 Web:

At UH-Victoria, the Office of Admissions and Records and the Registrar are responsible for administering UHV admissions policies.

New Terminology for University of Houston-Victoria

The University of Houston-Victoria is in the process of implementing a new student information system called PeopleSoft. It is critical that you become familiar with the following new terminology.

Old Terminology New Terminology
Major Plan
Concentration/Certification Subplan
Level Career
School/Level Program

Appointment Time/Appointment Number/ Access Time: Required for students during registration. These indicate the day and time that the student may begin registration.

Continuing Student: Students who are enrolled for the current semester/term, or who have been enrolled beyond the census date of the semester/term during the year.

Early Registration: The first registration period each semester/term, restricted to continuing students and to those new or former students who have been fully matriculated by the deadline. Early registration requires as assigned appointment time which indicates when a student may begin registering for that semester/term.

Former Student: Students who have not attended UHV beyond the census date during the past academic year, and the students who have completed their degree requirements and earned a UHV degree. Upon graduation, students are automatically reclassified as former students and must submit a new admissions application in order to continue enrolling in classes.

Late Registration: The last registration period for a semester/term, held during the first week of classes. A late registration fee will be assessed to all students who register during this period.

Matriculated: A new or former student who has completed the application process and is eligible to register.

Open Registration: A period of registration that is open to all eligible students. This registration period ends before semester/term classes begin.

Service Indicator/Hold/Encumbrance: A negative service indicator is an encumbrance (hold) placed on a student's record that prohibits them from attaining varying degrees of service from the universtiy until it is cleared.

Student Identification Number (PeopleSoft ID/Username): A unique number assigned by the university of each student beginning Fall 2007.

University Of Houston-Victoria
3007 N. Ben Wilson, Victoria, TX 77901
(361) 570-4848, Toll Free in Texas (877) 970-4848

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