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) 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.