Academic Advising for the UHCL College of Business

Fulfill your educational dreams at University of Houston-Clear Lake! The Academic Advising team in the College of Business will supply the assistance and support you need to achieve success in the classroom so you can become a leader in the business world after graduation.

Our advisers are here to aid you throughout your college experience.

  • Choosing Your Degree Plan
  • Upper-Level Coursework
  • Graduation
  • Graduate School

Advising Resources

We want to provide you the necessary tools to succeed at UHCL.

Advising Procedures


If you are an undergraduate with under 54 credit hours, you should contact your academic adviser in the University Academic Advising Center. Once you have over 60 credit hours, you can then select your degree plan, and you will be assigned an adviser in the college.

  Transfer Students

If you are an incoming undergraduate transfer students entering your first semester at UHCL, you should contact Transfer Advising. You will be assigned an adviser who will help you adjust to life at UHCL, including the calculation of the number of credit hours you have transferred to UHCL, as this determines the next steps you should take.

  International Students

We will assist you through the entire admissions process, because we want you here at UHCL! We'll also address any immigration matters you might experience at UHCL - whether you're a student or alumnus.

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  Graduate Students
   You will be assigned an adviser by the department for your degree plan.

Our Advisers

We are here to support your academic achievements! To schedule an advising appointment, you can email at or call us at 281-283-3110.

  • Gayla Brashears, M.Ed — Coordinator of Academic Advising
  • Hien Franklin, MBA — Senior Academic Adviser
  • Toni Rico, M.S. — Senior Academic Adviser
  • Patavia Whaley, M.H.R. — Senior Academic Adviser
  • College of Business

    Phone: 281-283-3110

    Bayou Building 2111
    2700 Bay Area Blvd, Box 292
    Houston, TX 77058-1002