University of Houston-Victoria

Student Affairs


Career Development Center
University North, Suite 214

Toll Free: (877) 970-4848, Ext. 4287
(361) 570-4369

The Career Development Center provides a full range of services to students, alumni, and employers that serve as a link between education and employment. For students, we offer workshops, coordinate special events, job fairs, and provide one-to-one guidance about the job search via email, telephone, or face-to-face sessions. Our website also offers numerous resources ranging from advice on job searching to useful links to job search databases by discipline. For employers, we coordinate on campus visits such as information sessions and interviews. Please visit our campus to participate in various events.


Counseling Center
University Commons, Suite 2108

Toll Free: (877) 970-4848, Ext. 4135
(361) 570-4135

Through episodic, short-term counseling services and virtual as well as face-to-face student outreach, the Counseling Center mission is to empower a very diverse UHV student body as capable and competent adults to better analyze, adapt, choose, and mediate the multiple, often competing life situations and factors required to positively affect personal change and enhance quality of life. Services also include consultation and training in campus mental health issues for UHV faculty, staff, and administration to function more effectively in their work with students.


Disability Services
University Commons, 2108A

Toll Free: (877) 970-4848, Ext. 4287
(361) 570-4287

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the ADA Amendments Act of 2008, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, UHV is committed to providing quality services to students who have permanent disabilities or temporary injuries/conditions. We believe that all students who attend UHV should have the same opportunities to be successful in higher education. In order to minimize the impact of the disability in the academic setting, we arrange for reasonable accommodations, auxiliary aids, and support services based on the specific needs of each student. We encourage prospective students to visit our campus any time or call our office to discuss services. Whether you are taking classes on campus, or by internet, we can provide the support you will need to have equal access to the educational opportunities offered at UHV.


Military and Veteran Services
University Commons, Suite 2108J

Toll Free: (877) 970-4848, Ext. 4431
(361) 485-4431

Military and Veteran Services provides students who currently do or have served in the U.S. Armed Forces with a variety of programs and services.  This includes providing veteran-centered academic support, benefits information, health and wellness resources, career specific programs, recognition events, and other initiatives that support the continued success of active duty military and veterans at UHV.  


Police and Security Services
Jaguar Hall

Phone: (361) 570-HELP (4357), (361) 485-4570

In addition to keeping students, faculty, staff and visitors safe on campus, Police and Security Services also has crime preventative measures to minimize the risk of crimes, including domestic violence issues and sexual assaults


Residence Life
Jaguar Hall

2705 Houston Hwy
Toll Free: (877) 970-4848, Ext. 4404
(361) 485-4404

Residence Life offers a safe place for students to live, while making the most of their social and academic lives, all while supporting the academic mission of UHV. Our goal is to provide students with an environment that is conducive for their academic success; a place for students to make new friends, participate in fun and informative programs and to take advantage of all the resources available. Living on campus at UHV means living in a community of students. Students will be meeting and interacting with many different types of people from different backgrounds, cultures and lifestyles. Each community has residence life staff members to help and support students as they find their place in the community. Since the residence hall environment also has an impact upon the development and well being of residents, programs and services are provided to positively shape the quality of the on-campus living experience.


Shuttle Services
Jaguar Suites #107

Phone: (361) 485-4557

The UHV Shuttle Service transports students, faculty and staff between residence halls and academic buildings. The service operates fully accessible busses continuously between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. through 5:15 p.m. on Fridays during the semester. The shuttle services staff would like to thank faculty, staff and especially students for their support. We wish the best to all of our students as they embark on their education.


Student Conduct
University Commons, Suite 2108C

Toll Free: (877) 970-4848, Ext. 4408
(361) 485-4408

UHV, as an educational institution, has a special set of interests and purposes essential to its effective functioning.  These include:  (a) the opportunity for students to attain their educational objectives, (b) the creation and maintenance of an intellectual and educational atmosphere throughout the University, and (c) the protection of health, safety, welfare, property, and human rights of all members of the University, and the property of the university itself.  In the area of student conduct, the University has a clear responsiblity to protect and promote the pursuit of its goals.  The Student Code of Conduct emphasizes the University's commitment to promote the freedom, intellectual development, and personal responsibility of its students.  The Office of Student Conduct oversees the Code, to include associated processes and initiatives.  


Student Life
University Commons, Suite 2202

Toll Free: (877) 970-4848, Ext. 4411
(361) 485-4411

Student Life helps students achieve their academic goals and enhance their intellectual and social development through a variety of programs. We promote student leadership, collegiality, and good citizenship. We support the academic mission of UHV, and ensure students get the support necessary to be successful at UHV and in the community.  We contribute to a healthy, safe and productive academic environment and are responsive to the needs of our diverse student body.  


Student Services
University Commons, Suite 2108

Toll Free: (877) 970-4848, Ext. 4430
(361) 485-4430

Student Services fosters a student-centered learning environment and contributes to the academic mission of UHV.  We promote student development, career readiness, inclusion, safety, and well-being.  We challenge the personal and professional development of our student body, while accommodating their needs through a variety of services.  


Testing Center
Jaguar Hall, Suite 1129

2705 Houston Hwy
Phone: (877) 970-4848, Ext. 4500
(361) 485-4500

Testing Center is dedicated to providing exceptional assessment services in a secure, comfortable environment to facilitate the learning process, and personal and professional development. We provide a variety of testing services for UHV students and prospective students, staff, and faculty in both Victoria and Katy, and the community in the Victoria area, and we coordinate tests with departments at UHV, education companies, and government agencies. We also work closely with the Office of Disability Services to ensure students with disabilities receive the appropriate testing accommodations.