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Back to the Bayou for Some Barbeque!

Homecoming Barbeque Signals Beaucoup Fun

UHD Homecoming Week 2022 is in full swing, and tomorrow’s Homecoming Barbeque sets in motion a whole host of Homecoming happenings on Tuesday!

Hungry Gators should find their way to the South Deck on Oct. 11 for lunch with President Blanchard at 11:30 a.m., leaving enough time for the Students vs. Staff Esports Edition at 1 p.m. 

Be sure to squeeze in a trip to the Homecoming Blood Drive—stop by anytime between 11:30 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Right at 4 p.m., UHD fraternity and sorority teams will strut their stuff, demonstrating their precision, synchronization, originality, and showmanship in this first-ever UHD Homecoming Stroll Competition!

High-octane energy continues right into Wednesday, when our UHD cheerleaders exhibit their enthusiasm and talent at the UHD Gator Pride Pep Rally at 12:30 p.m. Speaking of talent, all Gators have the opportunity to be in the spotlight for the talent show on Thursday. 

There are so many opportunities for Homecoming fun this week—check out the complete schedule of events.  

See ya later, Gators, when you come Back to the Bayou for delicious barbeque and good times! 



About the University of Houston-Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) is the second-largest university in Houston and has served the educational needs of the nation’s fourth-largest city since 1974. As one of four distinct public universities in the University of Houston System, UHD is a comprehensive, four-year university led by President Loren J. Blanchard. Annually, UHD educates approximately 14,000 students, boasts more than 66,000 alumni, and offers 45 bachelor’s degrees, 12 master’s degrees, and 19 online programs within four colleges: Marilyn Davies College of Business, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Public Service, and College of Sciences and Technology. UHD has one of the lowest tuition rates in Texas.

U.S. News and World Report ranked UHD among the nation’s Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Applied Administration and Best Online Master’s Programs in Criminal Justice, as well as a Top Performer in Social Mobility. The Wall Street Journal/College Pulse ranked UHD one of the best colleges in the U.S. for its 2024 rankings, with notable distinctions: No. 1 for diversity (tied) and No. 3 for student experience. The University is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, a Minority-Serving Institution, and a Military Friendly School. For more information on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit uhd.edu.