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Join in the Return to UHD Weeklong Celebration!

The beginning of June not only means the return to campus, but also a time for the UHD Community to get festive. Four days of fun, food and friends await faculty and staff as part of the Return to UHD Weeklong Celebration Tuesday, June 1 through Friday, June 4.

Mark these dates and make plans to attend these special events welcoming everyone back to campus.

Start The Day off Right Breakfast
Tuesday, June 1
8:30 - 10 a.m.
UHD Mural Area

Enjoy breakfast tacos, yogurt, and orange juice

President Blanchard Welcome Back Lunch
Wednesday, June 2
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
UHD South Deck

Enjoy a BBQ sandwich lunch featuring live DJ

Pre-Show Staff Awards Snack Pick-Up
Thursday, June 3
1 - 2 p.m.
UHD Mural Area

Enjoy popcorn and ice cream before the virtual event

2020 Staff Awards Celebration
Thursday, June 3
2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
UHD Auditorium

Limited in-person and virtual viewing options

Afternoon Pick-Me-Up Break
Friday, June 4
1 - 2:30 p.m.

Pick up your choice of prepackaged snacks and soft drinks


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.