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List of Services

University Services

Blackboard Learn 9

Description: Blackboard Learn 9 is the next generation university online learning system.
Audience: Enrolled students and faculty who have requested its use
Supported Browsers: IE, Firefox, Chrome, Safari. For more information, see http://www.uh.edu/blackboard/
To gain access: Students are added and dropped automatically based on their enrollment in a course using this system. Faculty should consult an instructional designer about using Blackboard Learn.
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Session Time Out: 30 mins
Maintenance Window: Friday 2 am - 6 am

CASA

Description: The Center for Academic Support and Assessment (CASA) offers face-to-face tutoring to approximately 40,000 student visitors each semester in undergraduate math courses, and secure testing for approximately 19,000 student enrollments per semester in a variety of subjects, including biology, business, chemistry, math and physics. CASA is also home to our own CourseWare course management software which was used to administer and grade over 600,000 secure tests and online assignments in the fall of 2011. In addition, CASA hosts high school teacher workshops, and CourseWare hosts online assessment tools for a hundreds of high school teachers and their students in a variety of mathematical subjects, as well as practice AP Calculus Exams (all free of charge).
Audience: Only Enrolled Students can access CASA Site via AccessUH.
Supported Browsers: IE, Firefox, Chrome
To gain access: Register at https://www.casa.uh.edu/CourseWare/Support/Register.aspx.
Session Time Out: 120 mins
Maintenance Window: Sunday 7am - 11 am and as Scheduled

Computer Security Awareness Training for Students

Description: CSATS uses videos and games to teach students how to protect computers and personal information from hackers, phishers, spammers, and other risks.
Audience: All Students
Supported Browsers: Internet Explorer 7; Internet Explorer 8; Firefox 3.6;3.5; Safari 3.1; 3.2;4
To gain access: Access is automatically granted to all UH students
Session Time Out: 30 mins
Maintenance Window: Friday 2 am - 6 am

CougarCard

Description: CougarCard online allows you to upload your own pictures for your cougarcard ID.
Audience: Enrolled students, faculty and staff
Supported Browsers: Internet Explorer 7; Internet Explorer 8; Firefox 3.6;3.5; Safari 3.1; 3.2;4
To gain access: Go to the Welcome Center Parking Garage, Suite 101
Session Time Out: 30 mins
Maintenance Window: Sunday 6 am - 2 pm

Election

Description: The election site will provide UH constituents a system to participate in university online voting system for student government association elections and other similar elections.
Audience: Enrolled students and other UH constituents that may want to use the voting site for elections that is administered through Learning and Assessment Services
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To gain access: Access is automatically granted to currently enrolled UH students and other UH users that have a need to enter the election site.
Session Time Out: 15 mins
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Facility Work Order System

Description: FAMIS Self-Service is the online facility work request system that will allow active students, faculty, and staff the capability to enter service requests.
Audience: Active students, faculty, and staff
Supported Browsers: Internet Explorer 7, Internet Explorer 8; Firefox 3.6; 3.5; Safari 3.1; 3.2;4
To gain access: Access is automatically granted to all active students, faculty, and staff.
Session Time Out: 10 mins
Maintenance Window: Sunday 6 am - 2 pm

Faculty/Course Evaluation

Description: Faculty/Course Evaluation is the current university online system for students to evaluate faculty and courses.
Audience: Enrolled students who have courses to evaluate online through Learning and Assessment Services
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To gain access: Access is automatically granted to currently enrolled UH students who have courses to evaluate online.
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Get Involved

Description: Get Involved is a platform meant to centralize, organize and increase student involvement opportunities. It provides the tools for managing student organizations and encouraging growth and development as students engage in co-curricular activities.
Audience: Enrolled students, faculty and staff whose work involves engaging students outside of the classroom
Supported Browsers: Our current supported browsers are: Chrome: 18 +, Firefox: 7 +, Safari: 4 +, Opera: 10 +, Internet Explorer: 7 + (Available internally at:http://standards.studentvoice.com/standards/browser-support )
To gain access: All students, faculty and staff will be able to access Get Involved using authenticated single-sign on credentials.
Session Time Out: Session timeout is 24 hours but on a sliding expiration so each request resets that time.
Maintenance Window: We have no set maintenance window. Updates to the production environment are generally done between 7 - 7:30 A.M. and are done with little to no downtime when possible.

Parking Self-Service

Description: PTS' online services allow faculty, staff & students to register for and purchase permits, modify wait list requests, and pay/appeal citations.
Audience: Students, Faculty and Staff (Current and former)
Supported Browsers: Internet Explorer 7+; Chrome; Firefox 3.6; 3.5; Safari 3.1; 3.2; 4
To gain access: Follow the directions to obtain a myUH ID and password
Session Time Out: 20 mins
Maintenance Window: Sunday 6 am - 2 pm and as Scheduled

Programs for Excellence in the Administration of Research

Description: PEAR (Programs for Excellence in the Administration of Research) is the online training module for the Department of Research.
Audience: Employees
Supported Browsers: Internet Explorer 7; Internet Explorer 8; Firefox 3.6;3.5; Safari 3.1; 3.2;4
To gain access: Employees can self-enroll to available courses.
Session Time Out: 30 mins
Maintenance Window: Friday 2 am - 6 am

UH Self Service

Description: myUH Self Service allows students to check their admission status, register for classes, view financial aid, make payments, download 1098Ts, and much more. It also allows faculty and staff to download class rosters, input grades, look up student info, and much more.
Audience: Applicants and currently enrolled students and faculty
Supported Browsers: List of Supported Browsers
To gain access: Follow the directions to obtain a myUH ID and password. Faculty access is granted within 24 hours after UH faculty is assigned to a course.
Session Time Out: 30 mins
Maintenance Window: (1) Saturdays 12:01 am thru 4:00 am this is for the common cluster (2) Sundays 6:00 am thru 2:00 pm this is for the application bundle updates

myHousing

Description: Allows students to applying for housing, pay application fee and deposit, sign agreement and book room.
Audience: Prospective and currently enrolled students
Supported Browsers: Internet Explorer 7; Internet Explorer 8; Firefox 3.6;3.5; Safari 3.1; 3.2;4
To gain access: Follow the directions to obtain a myUH ID and password
Session Time Out: 30 mins
Maintenance Window: Sunday 8 am - 2 pm

Administrative Services

Baseline

Description: Campus Lab's Baseline product is licensed for use by the Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Services and is an integrated, coordinated, and comprehensive assessment approach. This is a platform for development and administration of surveys, rubrics and benchmark projects. Accessible to all stakeholders, Baseline was designed to connect and translate assessment data for the purposes of improving the student experience.
Audience: Only faculty, staff or students who use Campus Labs Baseline for the Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Services
Supported Browsers: Chrome, Firefox, Safari. Platform works best in latest version of all browsers.
To gain access: Contact Pamelyn Shefman, Director of Assessment and Planning for DSAES, at pshefman@uh.edu
Session Time Out: N/A
Maintenance Window: Updates to the production environment are generally done in the morning and are done with little to no downtime to users.

DashBoards

Description: Unified Dashboard of various systems including Blackboard Learn, Cougar Card, Parking, Micros POS, etc.
Audience: Staff who need to view the data.
Supported Browsers: Internet Explorer 7; Internet Explorer 8; Firefox 3.6;3.5; Safari 3.1; 3.2;4
To gain access: Contact Tuong Ho, tuong@uh.edu to add new dashboards. Contact respective Dashboard owners to gain access to existing dashboards.
Session Time Out: 30 mins
Maintenance Window: Friday 2 am - 6 am

Email (Exchange)

Description: Exchange provides email, calendar, and contact and task lists. It is accessed via Outlook or the web.
Audience: Faculty and Staff
Supported Browsers: Internet Explorer 7; Internet Explorer 8; Firefox 3.6;3.5; Safari 3.1; 3.2;4
To gain access: Call UIT Support at 713-743-1411 or go to room 116 Phillip Guthrie Hoffman Hall (PGH). Remember to have your Cougar Card available.
Session Time Out: Public: 15 min
Private: Least 8 hours
Maintenance Window: Friday 12:01 am - 4:00 am

Enrollment Management Dashboards

Description: Transparent, online dashboard of enrollment, admissions, and course usage data.
Audience: Staff who needs to view the data.
Supported Browsers: Internet Explorer 7; Internet Explorer 8; Firefox 3.6;3.5; Safari 3.1; 3.2;4
To gain access: Contact Susan Moreno, Director, Office of Institutional Research at semoreno@uh.edu
Session Time Out: N/A
Maintenance Window: Sunday 6 am - 2 pm

Finance

Description: Finance is a PeopleSoft-based system that handles accounts payable, accounting, and purchasing for the university.
Audience: Staff who need to perform finance functions as part of their job
Supported Browsers: List of Supported Browsers
To gain access: Work with your college's or department's business office. You will need to also fill out the Finance system access form.
Session Time Out: 30 mins
Maintenance Window: (1) Saturdays 12:01 am thru 4:00 am this is for the common cluster (2) Sundays 6:00 am thru 2:00 pm this is for the application bundle updates

HR and Campus Solutions

Description: HR and Campus Solutions is a PeopleSoft-based system that administers employee and student data.
Audience: Staff responsible for administering HR or student data
Supported Browsers: List of Supported Browsers
To gain access: Fill out the HR system access form.
Session Time Out: 30 mins
Maintenance Window: (1) Saturdays 12:01 am thru 4:00 am this is for the common cluster (2) Sundays 6:00 am thru 2:00 pm this is for the application bundle updates

PASS

Description: PASS allows faculty and staff to download class rosters, input grades, look up student info, check benefits and payroll info, update directory listing and much more.
Audience: Faculty and Staff
Supported Browsers: List of Supported Browsers
To gain access: Access is automatically granted to all UH faculty and Staff upon employment.
Session Time Out: 30 mins
Maintenance Window: (1) Saturdays 12:01 am thru 4:00 am this is for the common cluster (2) Sundays 6:00 am thru 2:00 pm this is for the application bundle updates

Passport

Description: Passport enables staff to administer in Passport system.
Audience: Staff
Supported Browsers: Internet Explorer 7; Internet Explorer 8; Firefox 3.6;3.5; Safari 3.1; 3.2;4
To gain access: Contact Don Yackley, Executive Director, Residential Life & Housing at dyackley@uh.edu.
Session Time Out: 30 mins
Maintenance Window: Sunday 8 am - 2 pm