Life at UHC

Upgrade your leadership skills. Serve the community. Build lifelong friendships. Try something new.

Join our community

Find friends and
faculty members to
support you.

Female students laughing
Student Jumana hugging

Students in lab
Nurse and patient

Career up

Go deep in your major
and internship.

Student playing violin

Live on

Get the most out of
your college experience.

Male students lifting weights

Students in rec room

Dorm room

Students sitting outside residence hall

Get involved

Get involved in clubs, intramural sports and honor societies to round out your college experience. Whether you’re organizing a softball team or hosting prom for teens on long-term hospital stays, UHC clubs are your chance to grow and have fun.

Here are some of our most popular activities and events

Intramural softball

Polish your pitch. Supercharge your swing. Then compete for the coveted title against other teams on campus and at City Park.


Crawfish boil

It can’t be springtime without crawfish! This lawn bash—with Cajun- spiced crawfish and all the fixins—is a beloved UHC tradition.


Welcome Week

Reconnect with old friends and meet the new crop of UHC students. A barbecue, ice cream sundaes, and the DJ-led Moreau Mixer help you ease into another school year.


Christmas party

Wrap up your semester with tasty treats and lively music at UHC’s holiday celebration.


Residence Hall

Live on campus

Go deep on the full college experience by moving into UHC’s new $14-million residence hall.

You’ll live in apartment-style suites, access amenities like a gym and study rooms, and expand your network of friends.

Explore the residence hall >

Things to do in New Orleans

It’s iconic. It’s offbeat. It’s not like everywhere else.

New Orleans’ vibrant culture is only minutes away. Just cross the bridge to reach the historic French Quarter, the Superdome, famous music venues and more. What will you discover in NOLA?

  • Music clubs from Tipitina’s to the House of Blues.
  • Thousands of local restaurants. With swanky James Beard Award winners and down-home dives, this city is a foodie paradise.
  • Major-league teams (Saints and Pelicans) and marquee events such as the Super Bowl or NCAA Final Four.
  • Festivals of every persuasion: Mardi Gras, Jazz Fest, Gretna Heritage Festival, more.
  • One-of-a-kind neighborhoods ranging from the stately Garden District to historic Algiers Point to the quirky Bywater.