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Commencement Update: Streaming the Event from Facebook or YouTube

Different Streaming Options Available for Viewers

UHD’s Commencement ceremonies celebrating Fall/Summer and Spring 2020 graduates will begin streaming on both Facebook and YouTube starting at 6 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 19.

The event honoring Spring 2020 graduates is expected to run approximately 2 hours and 40 minutes.

Fall and summer 2020 graduate acknowledgements are expected to have a run time of 4 hours and 5 minutes.

Additional details regarding the Commencement stream are as follows:

Facebook: Ceremonies recognizing Spring and Fall 2020 graduates will be streamed back to back. Spring graduates will be recognized starting at 6 p.m. in a ceremony expected to conclude by 8:40 p.m. Fall graduates will then be acknowledged in a ceremony that will begin at 8:45 p.m. run until approximately 12:45 a.m., Dec. 20.

YouTube: Viewers can select which ceremony to watch, Spring or Fall 2020. Both ceremonies will be available to view separately starting at 6 p.m.

Both ceremonies will be available to view on UHD’s website starting at 8 a.m. on Dec. 20. At this time, graduates will be able navigate the video to view their slide with name and photo (if one was submitted).

Commencement Streaming Schedule - Dec. 19

6:00 p.m.
Facebook - Spring 2020 Graduates

YouTube - Spring, Fall & Summer Graduates (Viewers can select which ceremony to watch)

8:45 p.m.
Facebook - Fall & Summer 2020

On-Demand Viewing - Dec. 20
All ceremonies available to view on UHD.edu starting at 8 a.m.

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.