Summary: Division of Administration & Finance
Residential Life & Housing
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
RESIDENTIAL LIFE & HOUSING IN FOR A BUSY SUMMER
Houston, May 18, 2011 The residence halls closed for the spring semester on Friday,
May 13, at noon. That doesn't mean that they are closed for the summer, however. In
fact, summer is always a busy time for Residential Life & Housing (RLH).
RLH rents out its space in the summer to camps, conferences, training programs and
other groups. This year, all of the summer conferences will be housed in Cougar
Village. RLH is expecting 56 groups comprised of over 5,500 adults and children
between May 22 and August 12. The groups range in size from 6 people to 335, and will
stay here between one night and six weeks. The groups include UH Orientation
programs, sports camps, cheerleaders, the Texas Music Festival and other music
groups, computer camps, science camps and other scholarly groups.
Also, RLH has students who live on campus 365 days/year. Residents who were living