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UHD Closing at 3 p.m. Today through Tuesday, Sept. 14

Due to the severe weather caused by Tropical Storm Nicholas, UHD will close at 3 p.m. today and remain closed through Tuesday, Sept. 14. Parking shuttle buses will continue to run until 4 p.m. this afternoon.

Please leave campus for your own safety. Faculty, staff and students are advised to be mindful of their own safety in light of the predicted weather conditions. For benefits-eligible staff, weather emergency leave will be granted for the hours they were scheduled to work during the closure.

We will continue to provide updates via e-mail, text, social media and our homepage at www.uhd.edu.


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.