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Academic Advising

Academic advising is essential to your success in college. We believe in providing you with respect, support and encouragement. Our advising staff consists of professional academic advisers who are student-centered and ready to answer your questions about UHCL.

Advisers are available at  via face-to-face appointments, telephone or e-mail. They are eager to assist you with the information needed to make decisions about your academic career. Advisors can:

  • Provide you with assistance with course selection
  • Provide you with accurate information regarding degree requirements
  • Develop and discuss your Candidate Plan of Study (CPS)
  • Discuss your progress towards graduation and review your electronic CPS, also known as your Degree Progress Report
  • Assist you in identifying solutions to any academic difficulties
  • Refer you to other university resources for additional assistance
  • Collect School Documents ex (Strategic Mgmt Forms, CPS’s Internship Forms, etc) and forward to appropriate Schools at UHCL

This is only a sampling of everything we can do for you at Academic Advising Office. Come visit us today!  


Leticia Sanchez-Retamozo

Distance Education Adviser
Phone: 281-212-1720 
Fax: 281-226-7123

Advising Location

Texas Medical Center
2151 West Holcombe
Houston, TX 77030

Regular Hours

Monday - Thursday: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
*Friday: 8 a.m. - noon *UH-Clear Lake Campus, College of Business Office Only



Rita N. Patel

Distance Education Adviser
Phone: 281-212-1607
Fax: 281-226-7040

Advising Location

UH-Clear Lake Pearland Campus
1200 Pearland Parkway
Pearland, TX 77581

Advises: Nursing and Online Programs

Regular Hours

Monday - Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - noon



Chakoa Jefferson

Distance Education Academic Adviser
Phone: 281-212-1606
Fax: 281-226-7040

Advising Location

UH-Clear Lake Pearland Campus
1200 Pearland Parkway
Pearland, TX 77581

Advises: Pearland Programs

Regular Hours

Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - noon


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Last updated: 09/05/2016 UTC
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