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 30 - UH System Upate on Federal Stimulus Legislation
March 27 - President's Message - Partial Refunds for Student Parking
March 26 - A Message from UHD Provost Dr. Eric Link - University Approves Interim Grading Policy
March 25 - UHD 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 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 17 - Faculty, 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
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.