Guidelines for University and University System Names

To view a complete list of naming guidelines, including building and campus area names, for University of Houston-Clear Lake, UHCL Pearland Campus and University of Houston System, refer to the UHCL Brand Guide.
 
University of Houston-Clear Lake
On second reference, UH-Clear Lake or UHCL is preferred.
Note: only a single standard hyphen is used on the first and second references, and no hyphen or slash is used in the acronym. There are no spaces before or after the hyphen.
 
University of Houston-Clear Lake Pearland Campus
On second reference, UH-Clear Lake Pearland Campus or UHCL Pearland Campus is preferred.
Note: only a single standard hyphen is used on the first and second references, and no hyphen or slash is used in the acronym. There are no spaces before or after the hyphen. 
 
University of Houston-Clear Lake Texas Medical Center
On second reference, UH-Clear Lake Texas Medical Center or UHCL Texas Medical Center is preferred.
Note: only a single standard hyphen is used on the first and second references, and no hyphen or slash is used in the acronym. There are no spaces before or after the hyphen.
 
University of Houston System Names and Campus Names
 
University of Houston System refers to the four-university system comprised of University of Houston, University of Houston-Clear Lake, University of Houston-Downtown, and University of Houston-Victoria.
 
University of Houston System
On second reference, UH System is preferred. (Please don’t hyphenate, viz. UH-System.) UHS is recommended as an adjective but not a noun.
 
University of Houston
On second reference, UH is preferred. 
 
University of Houston-Downtown
On second reference, UH-Downtown or UHD is preferred.
 
University of Houston-Victoria
On second reference, UH-Victoria or UHV is preferred. 
 
University of Houston Sugar Land Campus
On second reference, UH Sugar Land Campus or UHSL is preferred.
Note: it is Sugar Land, not Sugarland or SugarLand.
 
University of Houston System at Cinco Ranch
On second reference, UH System at Cinco Ranch is preferred.
Note: it is Cinco Ranch, not Cincoranch or CincoRanch.

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Report to the Community - 2016

University of Houston-Clear Lake President William A. Staples presents updates on UHCL and recognizes community partners during the annual Report to the Community breakfast.

Media Contacts

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UHCL In the News

March 29, 2017 | Guidry News

UHCL professor named national outstanding environmental educator

University of Houston-Clear Lake College of Education Professor Jana Willis was selected as one of five National Outstanding Educators, in addition to being named Texas Educator of the Year, by the national environmental education program Project Learning Tree or PLT.

February 21, 2017 | Guidry News

UHCL stocks reading library for habitat family

The University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Habitat for Reading Project created another library of children’s books in the newest Habitat for Humanity home in Pasadena.

Publications

President's Report 2016