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