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New International Student Orientation


Congratulations on your acceptance to the University of Houston-Clear Lake and welcome to our family.


Your presence here enriches the UH-Clear Lake campus environment and adds great diversity to our institution. New International Student Orientation is your first chance to experience all that UHCL has to offer you! Attendance is mandatory as you will benefit from valuable information that helps ease your transition to UHCL and life in the United States.


Note: A hold will be placed on your account and you will not be able to enroll in classes the following semester if you do not attend New International Student Orientation.


New International Student Orientation Spring 2015: January 14 & 15, 2015.

Sign up for Spring 2015 New International Student Orientation will open in November 2014.

International Orientation (IO) Leader - Want to Volunteer for New International Student Orientation Spring 2015?

International Orientation (IO) Leader is a volunteer student leadership position for current UHCL students.  IO Leaders assist in the New International Student Orientation Programs run by the Office of International Admissions and Programs.  The programs include Airport Pick Ups, the International Gateway Series, New International Student Orientation, and Make Up Orientation. OIAP is now accepting applications for IO Leaders.  The application deadline is November 11 at 5:00PM.  Click on the link below for more details about this position and the application:


Airport Pickup

As part of New International Student Orientation (NISO), the Office of International Admissions and Programs (OIAP), provides a complimentary one time pick up from George Bush Intercontinental Airport or Hobby Airport for arriving new international students.  Currently, the service is only offered for first time arriving new UHCL students and is not available for current UHCL students or individuals who are not UHCL students.

The Spring 2015 service will be on December 21 & 22, 2014 and January 5 – 13 and 16 – 19, 2015. We do not offer the service during the University Winter Break and during the days of New International Student Orientation. For the safety of our drivers, airport pickup’s will be offered for flights arriving between 8:00 AM and 9:00PM.

Sign up for Spring 2015 Airport Pickups will open in November 2015.

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UHCL SPRING 2015 Community

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Office Location

Bayou Building B2123



Mailing Address

2700 Bay Area Boulevard, M.C.225

Houston, Texas-77058

Skype User ID: OIAP_UHCL

Skype Chat Timings

                  Houston Central Time
Monday                   09:00AM - 12:00PM
Tuesday                   09:00AM - 12:00PM
Wednesday                   09:00AM - 12:00PM
Thursday                   09:00AM - 12:00PM

Office Hours              Houston Central Time
Monday              08:00AM to 06:00PM
Tuesday              08:00AM to 06:00PM
Wednesday              08:00AM to 06:00PM
Thursday              08:00AM to 06:00PM
Friday              08:00AM to 05:00PM



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