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Conquer Finals Like a Champ

It's important to be prepared for finals, but it's also important to take a breather from the stress they bring on.

University of Houston-Downtown's Student Counseling Services invites students to  "Even a Champ Needs a TIMEOUT" from noon-1 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 6 in the Academic Building's White Oak Room (A300).

This engaging session will provide students with practical tips on self-care, along with some mindfulness/breathing techniques. Through mindful meditation practice, the mind can become more capable, focused, and clear, enabling better handling of stressful and demanding situations.

Healthy snacks and giveaways also will be provided. Plan to leave feeling relaxed and ready to Finish UHD Strong.

As a reminder, enrolled students have access to five counseling sessions per each new presenting issue.

If you feel like you could benefit from some extra support, contact Student Counseling Services (SCS) at 713-500-3852 or visit the office One Main Building. Room S445. In addition to scheduled appointments, SCS accepts walk-ins on a first come, first serve basis, 10-11a.m. and 2-3 p.m., Monday-Friday.



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.