Academics For Offenders

University of Houston-Clear Lake has offered classes at Texas Department of Criminal Justice facilities since the university's founding in 1974.  To date, we have graduated more than 600 students from the TDCJ program.  These graduates have gone on to take jobs with such varied organizations as the Texas Railroad Commission, the Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse, and various halfway houses and substance abuse treatment facilities across the state.  Others have furthered their education, completing degrees at the UHCL campus or enrolling in other graduate programs.  Currently, the College of Human Sciences and Humanities offers three degree programs at TDCJ's Ramsay Unit and Beto and Coffield units:

For more information about this program, please contact Dr. William Powers, Jr. at powers@uhcl.edu or call 281-283-3385.

Contact
  • HSH TDCJ Program Director

    Phone: 281-283-3385
    Email: powers@uhcl.edu
    Bayou Building 1617
    2700 Bay Area Blvd., Box 397
    Houston, TX 77058-1002


    TDCJ Academic Advisor

    Phone: 281-283-3420
    Email: urdiales@uhcl.edu
    Bayou Building 1617
    2700 Bay Area Blvd., Box 397
    Houston, TX 77058-1002