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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) 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.