Town hall topics to include dining, on-campus housing
A University of Houston town hall meeting will be held to discuss the upcoming campus renovations and add-ons from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Fresh Food Company dining hall inside Moody Towers.
Executive Director of Auxiliary Services Esmeralda Valdez will be presenting future renovations on the UC, the new cafeteria, dubbed the West Dining Hall, and culinary additions to the first floor of the new parking garage.
Don Yackley, executive director of the Residential Life and Housing department will be discussing the increase in meal plan prices.
Also to be discussed at the meeting will be the five percent student-housing fee increase; the new roommate matching process; Cougar Village 2, which will be complete by June 2013 and have 1,144 beds; and the new sophomore housing where Cougar Place used to be.
“The Town Hall meeting is a great way for students and faculty to be aware of the changes and improvements going on around them.” Billy Garner said.
The topics of this meeting will be discussed again from 12 to 1 p.m. Wednesday in the E.E. Oberholtzer Residence Hall.