11:10 AM

Notice of Required Power Outage, Electrical Maintenance During Winter Break

UHD Facilities Management will need to shut down power to all of the buildings that comprise the campus core – the One Main Building, Academic Building, Girard Street Building and the Student Life Center – in order to perform needed electrical system maintenance during a three-day period of the upcoming Winter Break. The power outage will begin at 6 a.m.on Saturday, Dec. 28 through 8 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 30.

During this period, the Information Technology (IT) division will be utilizing UHD’s redundant Data Center to provide uninterrupted access to all of the technology required to support the Winter term (Bb, Outlook, MyUHD, PeopleSoft, other). Between now and the shutdown there will be additional information provided by IT and the UHDPD.

If you have any questions, contact Facilities Management at Ext. 5061.


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.