Student Resources

Career and Calling

Career and Calling seeks to provide assistance for students and alumni in exploring one's life calling through personal discovery, vocational exploration, and educational training. Check out Career and Calling for internship and job opportunities. Other Career and Calling activities include:

  • Hire-A-Husky - a web-based resume and job posting service
  • Information regarding Job fairs on and off-campus
  • Assessment tools
  • Building and revising resumes
  • Dress for success tips
  • Interview preparation
  • Career counseling and development
  • Campus interviews with prospective employers
  • Networking and career seminars held on campus
  • Participate in Mock interviews
  • Discussions pertaining to "life call" and integration into vocation
  • Career Shadow program involving current students and alumni
  • Spring Business Etiquette Dinner

For further information, please visit or stop by the Office in Brown 293, Student Life suite on 2nd floor of M.D. Anderson Student Center.

First & Second Year Experience (FYE)

The First & Second Year Experience Office at Houston Baptist University strives to help students identify the many ways in which they can be successful both personally and academically during their first year of college and beyond. The Office plans programs to help students develop a good foundation for learning, as well as leadership and involvement opportunities.The FYE Office is responsible for first year programming including Welcome Days, the Freshman Council, Peer Mentoring, Parent & Family relations and second year programming.

The Husky family includes students' families because they are an important part of students' transition to college. The FYE Office wants extended family members to feel welcome and included in the HBU community and provides them opportunity to join the Parent & Family Association, where they can receive email updates on HBU events, newsletters, a Parent and Family Weekend, and opportunities to network. The FYE Office is located in MDA Student Center, Brown 280. For more information call 281-649-3652 or email


ID Cards

At the initial HBU enrollment, each student receives an ID card with the student's Huskynet number (H#) and photo ID.  If lost, a replacement ID card may be purchased for a fee of $10. Check with staff at circulation desk in Moody Library.

The student ID card is used in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to:
  • Library resource checkout
  • Dining services (meal plan or declining balance
  • University Bookstore book buy-back
  • Utilizing services at the Health Clinic and Counseling
  • Attendance at Convocation and other CLW Events
  • Bradshaw Fitness Center access
  • Hodo Residence College resident access
  • Admission to HBU regular season home athletic events 
  • Admission to Moody Library 
Upon request, students must furnish satisfactory identification to University staff, faculty members, administrative officials, and/or police officers. The Student ID card is the official means of identification and should be carried at all times when on campus. Falsification or misuse of this card is considered a violation of University policy.

Lost and Found

All lost and found items are to be taken to or retrieved from the Student Life Office, located on 2nd floor of M.D. Anderson Student Center (Brown 281). Items will be held for only 30 days.


The Morris Cultural Arts Center at Houston Baptist University houses three (3) museums which are open to the community and are free for HBU students. The three museums are open Monday-Saturday, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., except on University holidays:

Dunham Bible Museum
Holding one of the most extensive collections of rare Bibles in the nation, the Dunham Bible Museum's exhibits include ancient manuscripts, medieval scriptures, a working Gutenberg-style printing press, some of the first Bibles printed in America, and even some of the earliest Bibles printed in the English language -- all creatively displayed to show the Bible's history and impact on civilization and culture. CLW points are available for viewing and answering questions about the Dunham Bible Museum exhibits.

Museum of American Architecture and Decorative Arts
Showcasing Texas between 1830 and 1930, the Museum of American Architecture and Decorative Arts features household furnishings and decorative arts from the days when Houston was merely a frontier settlement.

Museum of Southern History
A window into the South during the mid-1800's, the Museum of Southern History showcases room settings, clothing, fine furnishings, uniforms, tools and weapons that give visitors a sense of how settlers rebuilt their lives after the Civil War.

Post Office

Located on the first floor of M.D. Anderson Student Center, under the stairs around the corner from the University Store, the HBU Post Office can take care of all your shipping and mailing needs:
  • Shipping: USPS, UPS and FedEx
  • Packing materials: boxes, envelopes, packing materials and tape
  • Free delivery confirmation is provided on all First Class and priority packages or boxes.
  • UPS shipments are automatically insured for $100 and a tracking number will be provided.
  • Stamps available for purchase, same price as USPS.
  • Fax services available for per-page fee: $.25 for local calls and $.50 for long distance.

Student Enewsletter

During the fall and spring semesters the Student Enewsletter comes as a weekly email to  all currently enrolled students at their assigned HBU email address. The enewsletter includes information about weekly and upcoming events, news and announcements as well as valuable links to other resources and discounts.  Some mid-week announcements or other campus announcements may also be sent to keep students informed of important events, policies, deadlines or opportunities. During summer months the student enewsletter is distributed monthly. Contact for any questions or concerns.