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An entirely studentcentered project in response to feedback from the student body about the state of the
 

Summary:  An entirely studentcentered project in response to
feedback from the student body about the state of the
University Center facilities
After a number of site visits and a comprehensive master
planning process, a studentled initiative was born
The UC 2010 Referendum
(November 18 and 19, 2008)
Over 4,000 students voted during the 2 day voting period
77% of student ballots--close to a national record--were in favor of a
referendum that would raise the UC Fee to $160 per fall and spring
semester in order to finance a comprehensive transformation of the
existing University Center with a $100 million cost
Due to the financial downturn coupled with creative planning, the final UC
Fee will only be $135 to finance an $80 million project
The UC Transformation Project:
A Brief History 2008
Key Dates
June 19, 2009 HB2961, Authorizing an Increase in the UC Fee, Signed into law by
Governor Perry, takes effect immediately
January 27, 2010 SGA Approves Phase One UC Fee Increase of $50 effective FY2011.

  

Source: Azevedo, Ricardo - Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Houston

 

Collections: Biology and Medicine; Environmental Sciences and Ecology