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UHCL now registering for summer, fall courses

Start making dreams a reality by registering for classes at University of Houston-Clear Lake. New and returning UHCL Hawks are invited participate in open registration through May 12 for classes in the May mini-session (May 12 – 30) and through May 30 for the summer sessions, which begin June 2. Open registration for fall runs through Aug. 22, with classes beginning Aug. 25.

Class schedules are available online at or at the Office of Admissions. For more information, contact the Office of Admissions at 281-283-2500 or email


Spring 2014 commencement celebrated at UHCL

UH-Clear Lake welcomes all to celebrate the accomplishments of its latest graduating class at the spring 2014 Soaring Hawks Celebration May 16, 6-8 p.m., in the university’s Bayou Building Atrium II, 2700 Bay Area Blvd., Houston. Commencement ceremonies will be held Sunday, May 18, noon and 5 p.m., at Reliant Arena, One Reliant Park, Houston, 77058.

Tickets for the Soaring Hawks Celebration are free to each graduate. Extra tickets can be picked up in the Office of Alumni and Community Relations through noon on May 15. To find out more about the celebration, call 281-283-2021.

Graduates from the School of Human Sciences and Humanities and the School of Science and Computer Engineering, addressed by keynote speaker Harris County Judge Edward M. Emmett, will cross the stage during the UHCL Commencement Ceremony at noon. Commencement for graduates from the School of Business and the School of Education will be held at 5 p.m., with the keynote speaker being state Rep. Greg Bonnen.

For information about the ceremony, visit or call the Office of Academic Records, 281-283-2525.         


UHCL celebrates culture and diversity

UH-Clear Lake’s Office of Intercultural Student Services celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage month by hosting a monthlong panel display May 1 – 31 in the university’s Bayou Building, Atrium I, 2700 Bay Area Blvd., Houston, 77058.

Learn about Asian American and Pacific Islander history in the United States as they honor this year’s national theme “Diversity, Leadership and Expanding Opportunity: An Imperative for America.”

For more information on this panel display, call the Office of Intercultural Student Services, 281-283-2575.


GMAT review offered at UHCL

Showcase knowledge and skills to graduate school admissions professionals by acing the Graduate Management Admissions Test. UH-Clear Lake’s Center for Advanced Management Programs will offer a four-day GMAT review workshop May 17 and 31 and June 7 and 14, 8 a.m. – noon, in the university’s Bayou Building, Room 2236, 2700 Bay Area Blvd., Houston, 77058.

Day one of the workshop will cover test format, test-taking strategies, reading comprehension and sentence correction, with critical reasoning and analytical writing covered on day two. The final two days of the workshop will go over problem-solving and integrated reasoning.

The course fee is $499, with a $50 discount given to those that register before May 10, and an additional 10 percent discount given to UHCL students, alumni, faculty and staff. For more information or to register, email or call 281-283-3120. 

Media Contacts

UHCL Office of Communications
Phone: 281-283-2015
Fax: 281-283-2034

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