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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) – the second-largest university in Houston – 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 more than 15,000 students; boasts more than 61,000 alumni and offers 45 bachelor’s, nine master’s degree programs and 16 fully online programs within five colleges (Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Public Service; Sciences & Technology; and University College).

For the fourth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report ranks UHD among universities across the nation for Best Online Criminal Justice Programs (No. 27 and No. 15 for Veterans) and Best Online Bachelor’s Programs.

UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. U.S. News ranked the University among Top Performers on Social Mobility and awarded UHD a No. 1 ranking as the most diverse institution of higher education in the southern region of the U.S. The University is noted nationally as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, Minority-Serving Institution and Military Friendly School. For more on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit www.uhd.edu.