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UHD Coronavirus Updates

The University of Houston-Downtown continues to monitor the situation involving the coronavirus (COVID-19) and is providing regular updates regarding symptoms, prevention, University policies related to the virus and other topics. Look for regular updates and a FAQ on UHD's Coronavirus site.

Official university updates are as follows:

April 1 - UHD COVID-19 Update: Virtual Town Hall, Stay at Home Order Extended

March 30UH System Upate on Federal Stimulus Legislation

March 27 President's Message - Partial Refunds for Student Parking

March 26A Message from UHD Provost Dr. Eric Link - University Approves Interim Grading Policy

March 25UHD COVID-19 Update: Harris County Stay at Home Order, Commencement Town Hall Online

March 24 - Welcome Back Gators!

March 20 - Provost COVID-19 Faculty Update: Addressing Student Resources, Other Concerns

March 20 - Message from the President - March 20: Campus Updates, Confirmed Case

March 19 - Update on Commencement, Classes, Off-Campus Centers

March 19 - Addressing COVID-19 Anxiety

March 18 - Provost COVID-19 Faculty Update: Reminders for Start of Remote Instruction on Monday

March 17 - UHD COVID-19 Updates to Telecommuting, Travel Policies

March 17Faculty, Staff Prepare to Transition Courses Online

March 16 - Provost Update to the Faculty: Resources for Online Teaching

March 15 - UHD Telecommuting Protocol for Staff

March 13: Provost's Message to Students: Online Courses Begin March 23

March 13: Provost's Message to Faculty and Staff: Preparing to take Courses Online March 23

March 12: President's Message: Classes Suspended March 16 - 22

March 11: Beware of COVID-19 Scams

March 11: President's Message to Students: Update Emergency Contact Information; Travel Restrictions

March 11: President's Message to Faculty & Staff: City of Houston Emergency Health Declaration

March 5: UHS COVID-19 Exposure Prevention Policy

Feb. 24: Travel advisories in advance of Spring Break

Feb. 13: First case reported in Texas

Jan. 28: Prevention tips, student resources

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.