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October Events at the University of Houston-Downtown

October Events at the University of Houston-Downtown
Highlights Include

“Free COVID-19 Testing” “Gator Preview Day” “A Talk With Poet Dr. Larrea Rubio”

HOUSTON [OCTOBER 7, 2021] – In response to recent changes as a result of COVID-19, the University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) now offers in-person and virtual events available to the Greater Houston community. For additional details, contact Sheryl E. Taylor at taylors@uhd.edu or 713-221-8272.

NOW: FREE COVID Testing
Thanks to a partnership through Curative, the University of Houston-Downtown is offering free COVID-19 testing through a kiosk located outside the Jesse H. Jones Student Life Center. 
Testing is free of charge and available to the public from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., seven days a week.
 Appointment registration: General Public, UHD Alumni, Family Members

Faculty Art Exhibition
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
UHD O’Kane Gallery presents artwork by University Faculty.
Ongoing Exhibition: Now – October 14

OCTOBER 7

Transfer Thursday Information Event
4 p.m.
For students who are transferring to UHD from another college or university. During the event you will learn more about the admissions process and also receive one-on-one assistance with your application for admission and enrollment steps.
Register

Prospective Students Information Sessions
11 a.m. – Noon
Interested in attending the University of Houston-Downtown? Join us for a virtual presentation session with an admissions counselor to learn how to become a UHD Gator!

Register

Black & Brown: The Art of Translating Race and Culture
A Talk With Dr. Larrea Rubio

11:30 a.m.
Rubio’s poetry has appeared, among many others, in the prestigious Spanish magazine Revista de Occidente. He has read as a guest poet in places such as the Library of Congress in Washington DC, the New York Public Library, the University of New York, Emory University, the University of Kentucky, the Americas Poetry Festival of New York, and more.

Register

Master of Professional Accountancy Virtual Information Session
Noon
Interested in learning about UHD's Master of Professional Accountancy degree? Learn more about, MPAC course format, financial aid, tuition, admission requirements.
Thursday, October 14: Noon
Thursday, October 21: Noon

Register

Bilingual Poetry Reading in English and Spanish from "Sonata Mulattica"
With Dr. Pedro Larrea Rubio

4 p.m.
Dr. Pedro Larrea Rubio will deliver a bilingual poetry reading of Rita Dove's "Sonata Mulaticca" at the University of Houston-Downtown Skyline Lounge. Following the reading, there will be a Q & A session to conclude the event.
Register

OCTOBER 8

Prospective Graduate Students Information Sessions
11 a.m. – Noon
Interested in attending the University of Houston-Downtown? Join us for a virtual presentation session with an admissions counselor to learn how to become a UHD Gator!
Register

Prospective Students Information Sessions
11 a.m. – Noon
Interested in attending the University of Houston-Downtown? Join us for a virtual presentation session with an admissions counselor to learn how to become a UHD Gator!

Register

OCTOBER 11

Prospective Students Information Sessions
11 a.m. – Noon
Interested in attending the University of Houston-Downtown? Join us for a virtual presentation session with an admissions counselor to learn how to become a UHD Gator!

Register

OCTOBER 12

TASFA Virtual Workshop: 2022-2023 Information Session
10 a.m.
Learn how to complete the TASFA application (The Texas Application for State Financial Aid (TASFA) is used to collect information to help determine eligibility for state financial aid programs that are administered by institutions of higher education in the state of Texas.) including what documents are needed with the application, how to check the status, awards, disbursement, and refunds. Items to Bring (for student and parent):

  • TASFA Application
  • Social Security Card and alien registration number (if applicable)
  • Date of Birth
  • 2019 W-2 forms/1099-MISC.
  • 2019 Tax returns/transcripts
  • FSA ID’s if you have one already

Register

Prospective Students Information Sessions
11 a.m. – Noon
Interested in attending the University of Houston-Downtown? Join us for a virtual presentation session with an admissions counselor to learn how to become a UHD Gator!

Register

MBA Virtual Information Session
Noon
Learn more about the UHD MBA. You’ll hear about admissions requirements, meet faculty and administrators, view the curriculum and learn what makes the UHD MBA unique!

October 26: Noon
November 9: 6 p.m.
November 30: Noon
December 14: 6 p.m.
Register

BBA in Insurance & Risk Management Online Information Session
2 – 3 p.m.
Advance your career, earn a better salary, stand out among job candidates — these are just some of the top reasons to attend an online information session for UHD's BBA degree in Insurance & Risk Management. 
November 9: 2 – 3 p.m.

November 17: 7 – 8 p.m.
December 14: 2 – 3 p.m.
Register

OCTOBER 13

Prospective Students Information Sessions
11 a.m. – Noon
Interested in attending the University of Houston-Downtown? Join us for a virtual presentation session with an admissions counselor to learn how to become a UHD Gator!

Register

International Students Information Session
1 – 2 p.m.
If you are UHD prospective international student and have questions about your status and what to do to maintain your F-1 immigration compliance with the U.S. government? Join our one-stop-shop virtual event to answer all of your questions.

Register

MS in Technical Communication Virtual Information Session
6 p.m.
Join us for virtual info sessions for a brief (~30-minute) overview of the program followed by a Q&A with the Assistant Director of Graduate Studies. We will cover important information for prospective students including the application process, course offerings, cost/financial aid, alumni outcomes, and much more.
Register

OCTOBER 14

Prospective Students Information Sessions
11 a.m. – Noon
Interested in attending the University of Houston-Downtown? Join us for a virtual presentation session with an admissions counselor to learn how to become a UHD Gator!

Register

Master of Security Management Information Session
6 p.m.
Interested in learning about UHD's online Master of Security Management degree? Sign up for our online information session to learn more about program offerings, financial aid, degree plans, tuition and admission.
Wednesday, October 21: 6 p.m.
Thursday, October 28: Noon

Register

OCTOBER 15

Prospective Graduate Students Information Sessions
11 a.m. – Noon
Interested in attending the University of Houston-Downtown? Join us for a virtual presentation session with an admissions counselor to learn how to become a UHD Gator!
Register

Prospective Students Information Sessions
11 a.m. – Noon
Interested in attending the University of Houston-Downtown? Join us for a virtual presentation session with an admissions counselor to learn how to become a UHD Gator!

Register

OCTOBER 16

Prospective Students Information Sessions
10 – 11 a.m.
Interested in attending the University of Houston-Downtown? Join us for a virtual presentation session with an admissions counselor to learn how to become a UHD Gator!

Register

OCTOBER 18

Prospective Students Information Sessions
11 a.m. – Noon
Interested in attending the University of Houston-Downtown? Join us for a virtual presentation session with an admissions counselor to learn how to become a UHD Gator!

Register

OCTOBER 19

Prospective Students Information Sessions
11 a.m. – Noon
Interested in attending the University of Houston-Downtown? Join us for a virtual presentation session with an admissions counselor to learn how to become a UHD Gator!

Register

OCTOBER 20

Prospective Students Information Sessions
11 a.m. – Noon
Interested in attending the University of Houston-Downtown? Join us for a virtual presentation session with an admissions counselor to learn how to become a UHD Gator!

Register

Master of Science in Criminal Justice Information Session
Noon
Interested in learning about UHD's Master of Science in Criminal Justice degree? Learn about program offerings: financial aid, degree plans, tuition, admission.

Register

International Students Information Session
1 – 2 p.m.
If you are UHD prospective international student and have questions about your status and what to do to maintain your F-1 immigration compliance with the U.S. government? Join our one-stop-shop virtual event to answer all of your questions.

Register

Virtual Gator Preview Day
2 – 3 p.m.
Online information event highlighting the programs and processes​ for transfer students.Event highlights include: Discovering UHD's 5 Colleges and numerous degree programs; meeting with representatives to learn about how to apply to UHD; exploring financial aid and scholarship opportunities; learning more about Joint Admission benefits and requirements an meeting with UHD Academic Advisors.
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Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Information Session
5:30 p.m.
Interested in learning about our Master of Arts in Teaching? Learn about program offerings, financial aid, degree plans, tuition and admission and what makes the Master of Arts in Teaching unique.

Register

OCTOBER 21

Prospective Students Information Sessions
11 a.m. – Noon
Interested in attending the University of Houston-Downtown? Join us for a virtual presentation session with an admissions counselor to learn how to become a UHD Gator!

Register

MA in Rhetoric and Composition Virtual Information Session
6 p.m.
Join us for virtual info sessions for a brief (~30-minute) overview of the program followed by a Q&A with the Assistant Director of Graduate Studies. We will cover important information for prospective students including the application process, course offerings, cost/financial aid, alumni outcomes, and much more.

Register

OCTOBER 22

Prospective Graduate Students Information Sessions
11 a.m. – Noon
Interested in attending the University of Houston-Downtown? Join us for a virtual presentation session with an admissions counselor to learn how to become a UHD Gator!
Register

Prospective Students Information Sessions
11 a.m. – Noon
Interested in attending the University of Houston-Downtown? Join us for a virtual presentation session with an admissions counselor to learn how to become a UHD Gator!

Register

OCTOBER 24

Prospective Students Information Sessions
11 a.m. – Noon
Interested in attending the University of Houston-Downtown? Join us for a virtual presentation session with an admissions counselor to learn how to become a UHD Gator!

Register

OCTOBER 25

Prospective Students Information Sessions
11 a.m. – Noon
Interested in attending the University of Houston-Downtown? Join us for a virtual presentation session with an admissions counselor to learn how to become a UHD Gator!

Register

OCTOBER 26

Prospective Students Information Sessions
11 a.m. – Noon
Interested in attending the University of Houston-Downtown? Join us for a virtual presentation session with an admissions counselor to learn how to become a UHD Gator!

Register

UHD Virtual Transfer Information Session
6 p.m.
Online session highlighting the programs and processes​ for transfer students that include: learning about UHD’s five colleges and numerous degree programs; transfer admission requirements and how to apply to UHD; Joint Admission benefits and requirements; financial aid and scholarship resources and questions answered live during the session.
Register

OCTOBER 27

Prospective Students Information Sessions
11 a.m. – Noon
Interested in attending the University of Houston-Downtown? Join us for a virtual presentation session with an admissions counselor to learn how to become a UHD Gator!

Register

International Students Information Session
1 – 2 p.m.
If you are UHD prospective international student and have questions about your status and what to do to maintain your F-1 immigration compliance with the U.S. government? Join our one-stop-shop virtual event to answer all of your questions.

Register

OCTOBER 28

Prospective Students Information Sessions
11 a.m. – Noon
Interested in attending the University of Houston-Downtown? Join us for a virtual presentation session with an admissions counselor to learn how to become a UHD Gator!

Register

UHD Virtual Transfer Information Session
6 p.m.
Online session highlighting the programs and processes​ for transfer students that include: learning about UHD’s five colleges and numerous degree programs; transfer admission requirements and how to apply to UHD; Joint Admission benefits and requirements; financial aid and scholarship resources and questions answered live during the session.
Register

OCTOBER 29

Prospective Graduate Students Information Sessions
11 a.m. – Noon
Interested in attending the University of Houston-Downtown? Join us for a virtual presentation session with an admissions counselor to learn how to become a UHD Gator!
Register

Prospective Students Information Sessions
11 a.m. – Noon
Interested in attending the University of Houston-Downtown? Join us for a virtual presentation session with an admissions counselor to learn how to become a UHD Gator!

Register

OCTOBER 30

Fall 2021 Open House
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
UHD Open House offers a preview of everything UHD has to offer: preview of the 5 colleges and 44 degree programs; UHD admissions process; financial aid and scholarship opportunities; and student life including student activities and sports & fitness.
Register

 

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 60,000 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 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.