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) 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.