Gator Vaccination Incentive Program Update
Vaccinations continue to play an important role in protecting the UHD Community from COVID-19. The University continues to host on-campus vaccinations clinics, as well as daily testing opportunities from our Curative kiosk on-site.
As students, faculty and staff may recall, on Sept. 3, UHD offered students, faculty and staff the opportunity to participate in the Gator Vaccination Incentive Program, or Gator VIP Program. Student, faculty and staff participants have been named as recipients of special incentives who are mentioned in this article have been notified.
As UHD enters the home stretch of the fall semester, it is important that everyone continue to carry out safe practices and work collectively towards a safe environment for learning and working.
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.