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Make Plans to Join the Fun at Return to UHD Weeklong Celebration

This week, University of Houston-Downtown faculty and staff are invited to a weeklong celebration of food and games as the campus community moves back to regular schedules.

Mark these dates and make plans to attend these special events welcoming everyone back to campus July 13-17.

Welcome Back Lunch
Tuesday, July 13
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
UHD Mural Area
Enjoy a hot dog and chip lunch.

Take Your Shot
Wednesday, July 14
7:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
UHD Student Life Center, First Floor
Make a free throw and win a T-Shirt!

Afternoon Pick-Me-Up Break
Thursday, July 15
2 – 3 p.m.
UHD Mural Area
Stop by and pick up your choice of healthy snack.

Cornhole Break
Friday, June 16
7:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
UHD Student Life Center, First Floor
Bring a friend and try out the new customized cornhole boards.


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.