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Cap and Gown Reception Slated for Dec. 2-3

UH-Downtown held a Cap & Gown reception on campus in Houston, Tx. on 5-6-16 photos by John EverettThe Office of Student Affairs will host the fall 2016 Cap and Gown Reception to honor graduation candidates' important educational accomplishments.

There will be two receptions to accommodate the graduating candidates. The first will be held from at 6 p.m., Friday, Dec. 2 to honor graduates from the College of Sciences and Technology, University College and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. To attend, RSVP here.

The second reception will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 3, for students from the College of Public Service and the College of Business. Attendees can RSVP here.

Candidates are strongly encouraged to attend the Cap and Gown Reception. This reception is reserved for graduating candidates only. During the reception, graduation candidates will:

  • receive important information about the graduation ceremony
  • network with current alumni
  • pick up caps and gowns
  • decorate caps
  • Take informal cap and gown photos at a nominal cost
  • enjoy refreshments

The bookstore will also be on hand selling graduation and alumni merchandise — although, students can order a cap and gown online or in person at the UHD Bookstore located in S351, One Main Building, prior to the reception.

For additional information about this new tradition, please contact Liza Alonzo, Director of Alumni Relations at 713-221-8682.