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Resources For Our Gator Community

Across the globe, COVID-19 has forever changed our lives. If anything, this pandemic has shown us is that we are in this together. And, the University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) is here for our community of Gators and their families.

During these challenging times, we are inundated with a great deal of information, but we have collected a few resources to help you navigate caring for yourself and family.

Healthy Tips for the At-Home Blues
UHD News checked in with Sports & Fitness' very-own Melissa Crews, fitness coordinator, who offers healthy tips on how to stay engaged, motivated and de-stressed while staying at home.

COVID-19 Anxiety?
A recent interview with UHD Professor Susan Henney provides strategies to minimize COVID-19 anxiety.

Spruce Up Your Resumé & More
UHD's Career Development Center provides an array of resources and services to help students and alumni with career counseling, resume development and interview preparation.

Gators With School-aged Children

  • When Home & School Collide
    Dr. Diane Miller, assistant professor of Urban Education, brings good news to parents with their school-aged children at home.
  • Get Their Read On!
    UHD Associate Professor of Urban Education Maria Bhattacharjee’s preservice teachers in the College of Urban Education developed E-books in English and Spanish for young readers. The e-library is a free service to our community, sharing more than 200 titles for beginning and advanced readers to practice reading in both languages while at home.
  • Express Your Inner Gator
    Coloring promotes calmness and provides an artistic outlet for expression. Print out and color our beloved Gator mascot and share your child’s art (or your own masterpiece) on social media with the hashtag #UHDGatorsTogether.


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.