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Spring Health Fair March 9

Health & Wellness Event for UHD Community

UHD Health Fair March 9

The biannual tradition is back for the new year! UHD’s Spring Health Fair, one of many campus events for students, faculty and staff, runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 9, in the Academic Building Special Events Room (A300).

With a host of opportunities that promote and increase health and wellness awareness to the University Community through education, preventive measures and resources, this spring event features free health screenings, free groceries and snack packs, door prizes, fitness assessments, information from more than 30 health care vendors and much more. ​​Numerous health vendors will be available to assist students, faculty and staff with various health and wellness topics of interest. 

“Twice a year, our campus comes together to promote health and wellness to our UHD Community,” said Dr. Rhonda Scherer, Associate Director, UHD Sports & Fitness. “Creating and offering such opportunities is a cornerstone of what we do as a University for our students, faculty and staff.”

The event is sponsored by the Houston Food Bank, UHD Student Affairs, UHD Sports & Fitness, UHD Student Activities and UHD Wellness Committee.

For more information, contact Rhonda Scherer at 713-221-8481 or schererr@uhd.edu@uhd.edu.

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.