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President's Message - COVID-19 Update, UHD Suspending Classes March 16 - 22

The following is a message from University of Houston-Downtown President, Dr. Juan Sánchez Muñoz.

Dear Faculty, Staff & Students,

In response to the City of Houston’s COVID-19 Emergency Health Declaration and Harris County’s Public Health Disaster Declaration, the University of Houston-Downtown is taking the following actions:

• March 16 – 22: All classes will be suspended March 16 – 22 including face-to-face classes, online classes and labs.

• March 23 – April 4: All course-related activities scheduled between March 23 and April 4 will be conducted online. By April 4, UHD will assess whether to continue conducting instruction online.

To read the rest of President Muñoz's message, visit his news site. 

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 Dr. Juan Sánchez Muñoz. Annually, UHD educates more than 14,000 students; boasts more than 51,000 alumni and offers 44 bachelor’s and eight master’s degree programs within five colleges (Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Public Service, Sciences & Technology; and University College).

UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. 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.