Take Flight: For New Incoming Freshmen

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Come and celebrate with other Class of 2023 Hawks!

Saturday, April 6, 2019
9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Campus Recreation and Wellness Center
2700 Bay Area Blvd.
Houston, Texas 77058

Join us and meet your future peers at Take Flight! Tour our campus, explore our housing options (including the new Hunter Hall and the University Forest Apartments), and talk with current students and Admissions staff on how to prepare for Day 1 of your UHCL adventure. Family and friends are welcome to join for food, fun and celebration.

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Make it a day!

Stick around after Take Flight and experience one of UHCL's most important traditions, the annual UHCL Chili Cookoff at 12 noon. Afterwards, attend the Bayou Theater's production of Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka at 7:30pm. The first 25 folks to register for Take Flight will receive one free ticket to the show!

Need a place to stay?

The hotels listed below provide the closest accomodations to UHCL:

  • Candlewood Suites: 2737 Bay Area Blvd., Houston, TX | 281-461-3060*
  • Comfort Suites: 16931 N. Texas Ave., Webster, TX | 281-554-5400
  • Hampton Inn & Suites: 506 W. Bay Area Blvd., Webster, TX | 281-332-7952
  • Holiday Inn: 302 W Bay Area Blvd., Houston, TX | 281-335-6272
  • Homewood Suites (Hilton): 401 Bay Area Blvd., Houston, TX |
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites: 520 Bay Area Blvd., Houston, TX | 281-554-5290
  • Residence Inn (Marriott): 525 Bay Area Blvd., Houston, TX | 281-486-7677
  • Townplace Suites (Marriott): 1050 Bay Area Blvd., Houston, TX 77058 | 281-286-2132

*Closest hotel to UHCL at 1.1. miles away

What's Next?

Register for SOAR

Reserve your spot for Student Orientation and Registration where you will learn about more about Hawk life, meet your academic advisor and sign up for classes! Register through E-Services.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Complete the financial aid process through http://fafsa.ed.gov. Go to UHCL’s Office of Financial Aid Web page, to learn more about grants, loans and scholarship opportunities — deadlines are early!

Student Housing

Check out living options at Hawk's Landing.


Submit your FINAL high school transcript, along with any other transcripts for college credit, and AP scores to the Office of Admissions.


Log into E-Services, to follow up on any additional holds you may have besides mandatory orientation.


Don’t forget to submit proof of immunization documentation to the Office of the Registrar.


Check your official University of Houston-Clear Lake email regularly for updates and activities.


  • Office of Admissions

    Phone: 281-283-2500
    Fax: 281-283-2522
    Email: admissions@uhcl.edu

    SSCB 1.101
    2700 Bay Area Blvd, Box 13
    Houston, TX 77058-1002

    Office Hours:
    Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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