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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 60,000 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).

UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. 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.