Let the Countdown Begin!
UHD’s 74th Commencement Is May 20 @ NRG Stadium
UHD’s 74th Commencement Ceremony is right around the corner on Saturday, May 20, at NRG Stadium in two ceremonies:
- 11 a.m.
Marilyn Davies College of Business
College of Sciences and Technology
- 4 p.m.
College of Humanities and Social Sciences
College of Public Service
We know it has been a long journey for our soon-to-be graduates—not to mention finals are on the horizon. Make time for the upcoming events.
Thursday, April 27
This virtual orientation will provide all the ceremony details and graduation expectations that you will need to know!
Thursday, May 18
Graduate Hooding Ceremony
Graduates earning their master’s degrees will be recognized during this special ceremony in the Jesse H. Jones Student Life Center.
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.