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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it okay to submit an application if I haven't taken the SAT or ACT yet?

Yes, you can submit an application before taking the SAT or ACT. However, be aware that a decision will not be made until all required items are submitted. Additionally, please remember not to wait until the last minute to take the SAT or ACT.

What are the application deadlines for admission?

  • The priority deadline for spring admission is August 15th.
  • The final deadline for spring admission is October 15th.
  • The priority deadline for fall admission is February 1st.
  • The final deadline for fall admission is June 1st.

How can I check the status of my application?
You can check the status of your application by logging into E-Services using your UHCL ID number.

How is dual credit and AP credit evaluated?
Dual credit will be evaluated once the official transcript from a community college or university is received. AP and CLEP credit are recognized by UHCL. A minimum score of 3 or higher is required on AP exams for college credit. Some courses also require a higher score. For more information, please visit:

What housing options are available to first-time freshman?
On-campus housing is available for students via Hawks Landing. Apartment style housing is available at University Forest Apartments.

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Community College Counselors/Advisers
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Financial Aid
New Hawk Scholarship
High School Counselors
Transfer Credit Guide


University of Houston-Clear Lake
Office of Admissions
2700 Bay Area Blvd., Box 13
Houston, TX 77058-1002





Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

International Applicants

For more information, visit International Admissions.

Last updated: 11/21/2016 UTC
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