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Message to Gators: We're In This Together


Students, faculty and staff came together this week to express a message to all University of Houston-Downtown Gators ... "We're in this together."

As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to impact the University, as well as the city, state and nation, the following UHD leaders came together to offer words of support in a new video:

  • UHD President, Dr. Juan Sánchez Muñoz
  • Senior Vice President for Academic & Student Affairs, Dr. Eric Link
  • Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs, Dr. Meritza Tamez
  • Director of Information Technology Projects, Kim Solomon
  • Student Government Assocation President, Shay Tatum
  • Manager of Custodial & Grounds Services, Pat Gutierrez
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.