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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) – 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.