UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-VICTORIA
Student Handbook 2014-2015

Volume 23 August 2014

This handbook is intended to convey information about university policies and procedures to our students. Students should also refer to other university documents like the UHV catalog, class schedules, or university officials for additional information.

Updates and changes are made annually to the handbook. Anyone with suggestions for amending or changing any of the information in this handbook should make those suggestions in writing to the Associate Vice President of Student Affairs. All proposed changes will be reviewed by the Director of Student Life and Services and the Associate Vice President of Student Affairs. The university reserves the right to make changes to policies and procedures without notice as necessitated by governing authorities or administrative needs.

POLICY ON EQUAL EDUCATIONAL AND EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

The policy of UHV is to ensure equal opportunity in all its educational programs and all terms and conditions of employment without regard to age, race, color, disability, religion, national origin, veteran’s status, genetic information, or sex (including pregnancy), except where such a distinction is required by law. Additionally UHV prohibits discrimination in all aspects of employment on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. Persons with disabilities needing assistance may call (361) 570-4287.

ACCREDITATION

UHV is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097; Telephone number 404-679-4501) to award bachelors and masters degrees. A copy of the university’s accreditation report is available in the Institutional Research Office.

Department of Student Affairs

University of Houston-Victoria

3007 North Ben Wilson

Victoria, TX 77091

www.UHV.edu