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Gator Vaccination Incentive Program

Deadline for $30 GatorCash is Sept. 30

UHD’s voluntary Gator Vaccination Incentive Program (VIP) launched earlier this month, and students, faculty and staff have until Thursday, Sept. 30 to receive $30 in GatorCash for signing up. All vaccinated UHD Community members can simply upload a photo of their vaccination cards to a designated Gator VIP registration link to participate.

GatorCash is applied to UHD Gator ID Cards and can be used at all on-campus restaurants. GatorCash for VIP participants will be applied to your account the week of October 4, 2021. Learn more About UHD Gator ID Card.

Some participants may also receive one of the following incentives:


  • Student Debt Waiver (Up to $3,500)
  • One Year of Free Tuition & Fees
     students and faculty & staff can participate are available at the Gator VIP website. Questions on Gator VIP can be sent to gatorvip@uhd.edu.
  • One Semester of Free Tuition & Fees
  • One year of free parking
  • One semester of free parking
  • $100 Amazon Gift Card

Faculty & Staff

  • One year of free parking
  • One semester of free parking
  • $100 Restaurant Gift Card
  • $100 Amazon Gift Card

Details on how

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).

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 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.