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Our Mission

The Office of Student Involvement and Leadership empowers Hawks to Get Involved by providing experiences that promote school spirit, servant leadership, and a sense of community. We serve as an integral part of the Student Engagement portofilo of the Division of Student Affairs by supporting innovative and transformative engagement experiences.

Our Vision

Involved Hawks are agents of positive change making an impact in their communities.

Our Core Values

Belonging

We facilitate Belonging. Student belonging is a critical factor in student persistence and graduation. We encourage students to find connection, establish life-long friendships, and find their space at UHCL.

Collaboration

We are Collaborators. Teamwork makes the dream work. We actively seek out organizational, departmental, and communnity partners to serve as co-educators and provide diverse experiences that shape holistic experience.

Community

We nourish Community. Civic participation impacts social change and builds organizational capacity. Whether volunteering at a day of service or voting in SGA elections, we create impact in our communities.

Discovery

We cherish Discovery. Student learning and the pursuit of growth/excellence is at the center of the Hawk experience. We approach student development by nurturing critical thinking and maximizing learning potential.

Equity & Inclusion

We pursue Equity & Inclusion. Beginning with the exploration of identity, the pursuit of justice is a lifelong journey. We comit to bringing underrepresented students to decision-making tables and providing accessible experiences for the campus community.

Heart

We Heart U(HCL)! Caring about others is at the Heart of what we do. We are passionate about supporting the diverse needs of the Hawk community by providing service excellence and demonstrating compassion in our professional practice.
Leadership
We empower Leaders. Leadership is a relational process rooted in integrity, effective communication, and the empowerment of others. We recognize that leadership ranges from student organization officer positions and large events to small interactions of everday leadership

Our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Goals

  1. Incorporate social justice and identity-based reflection into our programs, services, and functions
  2. Develop and support inclusive marketing for the office and student organizations
  3. Embed equity and inclusion into student learning and program outcomes
  4. Engage in and provide on-going professional development opportunities related to diversity, equity, and inclusion for student organizations, student employees, and professional staff.

Contact

  • Student Involvement and Leadership

    Phone: 281-283-2560
    Fax: 281-283-2566
    Email: getinvolved@uhcl.edu

    SSCB 1204
    2700 Bay Area Blvd, Box 198
    Houston, TX 77058-1002

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

    Please call ahead during holidays and semester breaks.