International Student Resources

The University of Houston-Clear Lake (UHCL) is home to hundreds of students coming from around the world. The office of Student  Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion has resources and programs to foster meaningful connections among global thinkers and help students from around the world make the most of their UHCL experience. 

Resources for International Students

Office of International Admissions and Programs

Want to transition to University of Houston-Clear Lake easily and smoothly? International Student Services can make that happen. We're able to assist you with concerns like full-time enrollment requirements, restrictions on working in the U.S., traveling around the U.S. and other rules and responsibilities connected to your immigration status

Phone: 281.283.2740
Fax: 281.226.7038
Skype User ID: OIAP_UHCL
Bayou Building B2123
International Student Services

Dean of Students

The Dean of Students Office serves as the "Central Hub" of campus for all student related issues. This office serves as an advocate and liaison for students as well as assisting faculty, staff and parents when needed.

Phone: 281.283.2567
SSCB 1.201
Dean of Students

International Education Week (IEW)

International education week is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to celebrate the internationalization and cultural exchange worldwide in the month of November. 
To learn more about IEW, visit the UHCL International Education Week web page.

Global Buddies Program (GBP)

The Global Buddies program is designed to pair international students with a partner student from the U.S. to meet occasionally and share cultural perspectives and build relationships.

For more information, please contact Firoj Gurung at

International Student Clubs and Organizations

There are 100+ student organizations and departments at UHCL to help you be successful at UHCL. To learn more about UHCL clubs and organization please visit Get Involved.


  • Student Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
    - SDEI

    Phone: 281-283-2575
    Fax: 281-283-2564

    SSCB 1.203
    2700 Bay Area Blvd
    Houston, TX 77058-1002

    Regular office hours:
    Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    Please call ahead during holidays and semester breaks.