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UHD Announces $200 Early Registration Grant for Fall 2023 Semester


By Percy Sandel, Enrollment Management


The University is excited to announce a new limited grant opportunity for both new and continuing undergraduate and graduate students who register for at least three UHD credit hours in the Fall 2023 term by 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, April 4,.

The $200 Early Registration Grant is a one-time opportunity for UHD students who prioritize their education and register for classes early. Summer and Fall class registration is now open, so students need to act quickly to secure their grant eligibility.

Early registration offers numerous benefits for students, including better class selection and the ability to plan ahead for their academic and personal schedules. It also helps students avoid the stress and hassle of last-minute registration, ensuring a smoother transition into a new semester.

To be eligible for the $200 Early Registration Grant, UHD students must register for at least three credit hours in the Fall 2023 term by at 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, April 4. This grant is available to all UHD students who meet the eligibility requirements, and it will be applied to their Fall 2023 tuition and fee bill.

The Early Registration Grant is a testament to UHD’s commitment to providing affordable and accessible education to all students. This opportunity emphasizes the importance of early registration, and the University hopes that students will take advantage of this grant to further their education and achieve their academic goals. 

“The University of Houston-Downtown identified grant funds to directly help students who are committed to attending this Fall. We know that for so many students, affordability is a priority, and we want to reward students who are persisting from 2022-23 to the 2023-24 academic year,” said Dr. Daniel Villanueva, Vice President of Enrollment Management. “Research shows that the sooner students register for the following academic year, the better they perform academically. This initiative allows for financial aid to support the overall University effort to increase graduation and improve student success.”

To all UHD students, don’t miss out on this exciting chance to receive a $200 grant toward your Fall 2023 tuition by registering early!

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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.