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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) – 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.