Once a Coog, Always a Coog

A part of you

Some things are a part of you forever. Those who embark on an educational journey with the University of Houston find a place they can call their own — not just for four years, but for the rest of their lives. Our future growth depends on the success of our past, and we need alumni like you to continue our strong legacy.

Since 1940, the University of Houston Alumni Association has served and supported the University of Houston, more than 255,000 alumni, loyal friends, and the community the University calls home.

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UH was the place for me
Super Bowl-winning NFL Coach and Distinguished Alumnus
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Wade Phillips: A Coaching Career Rooted at UH

Wade Phillips (’70) proudly wears two rings on his right hand: his Super Bowl championship ring, and his University of Houston ring.

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Jim Nance
It all started for me at UH
Award-winning Sportscaster and Distinguished Alumnus
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Jim Nantz: From student golfer to world famous sportscaster

Jim Nantz (’81) says that the path for his dreams all started at the Jack J. Valenti School of Communication at the University of Houston.

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Hakeem Olajuwon
It was a dream, and then it was a reality
Former NBA player and “Phi Slama Jama” member
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Hakeem Olajuwon: Living the Dream

Reflecting back on his career, Olajuwon said he is thrilled at the opportunities he found at the University of Houston, and couldn’t imagine having gone anywhere else.

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Your law degree is your entrée to the world
Attorney, TV personality and distinguished alumna
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Star Jones: Grateful for the education she received at UH

There is absolutely nothing that I haven’t been able to accomplish without my degree

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Space City Nupes Deep Sea Fishing

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Star Spangled Salute Jul 03, 2017 8:00 PM - The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

Red, White and Coogs

Celebrate the 4th a little early with the Northside Coogs at a Star Spangled Salute, a free concert, at the Mitchell Pavilion. Bring your families, be sure to site with your fellow Coogs and wear your red!

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Cougar Power Hour

Cougar Power Hour is a networking opportunity that facilitates an atmosphere to reconnect fellow UH alumni and initiate connections between UH students, future employers, and potential business opportunities between alumni. Join this unique UH experience and an opportunity to show your Cougar Pride. Wear something red and bring another Cougar friend with you.

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LGBTQ Alumni at Pinot’s Palette

The LGBTQ Alumni Association’s first event at Pinot’s Palette to help support the group.

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UHAA San Francisco Bay-Area Alumni Mix and Mingle

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Graduate College of Social Work Alumni Annual Meeting

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2017 Cougar Athletic Alliance Golf Tournament

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St. Arnold Aug 24, 2017 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Saint Arnold Brewery

Engineering Alumni Association Annual Meeting

Join us for EAA Annual Meeting where we provide a recap of the past year, election of officers and a preview of what is in store.

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The Cougar Program identifies, recognizes and celebrates 100 of the world’s fastest-growing UH Cougar-owned and Cougar-led businesses with an annual ranking and luncheon.

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Ways to Connect

No matter where you are, you are always a part of UH.

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Become a Life Member

Life Members are initiated through a one-time $1,000 individual contribution, or $1,500 for a joint (two-person) membership.

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