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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 below, and versions in Spanish also are available.

June 26President's Message: COVID-19 Response Task Force, Fall 2020 Update

June 26 - Provost's Message: Fall 2020 Courses & Campus Update

June 19 - From the Provost: Face-Mask Guidelines

June 18 - From the Provost: Fall Planning 2020

June 15Working Together on a Safe Return to Campus

June 12 - ESO Communications: Postponement - Phase I UHD Safe Return to Campus

June 12 - ESO Communications: June 15 Safe Return to Campus

June 11 - Staying Positive and Connected With Your Employees

June 11 - Provost's Message: Safe Return to Campus

June 10 UHD COVID-19 Response Task Force

June 10 - Provost COVID-19: Faculty Update - No. 11

June 9 - Tips to Help You Prepare to Return to Campus

June 5 - ESO Communications: New One Main Entry Point

June 4 - Recap of UHD Town Hall Safe Return to Campus

June 3 - ESO Communications: Safe Return to Campus Schedule Details

June 2 - ESO Communications: Safe Return to Campus Guidance

May 28 - UHD May and Summer 2020: S/U Implmentation and Calendar

May 27 - ESO Communications: UHD's COVID-19 Emergency Leave

May 22 - Safe Return to Campus, June 15

May 19 - Implementation of New COVID-19 Tracking Forms

May 18 - UHD Waiving Fees for Summer Sessions

May 18 - President's Message: Thanks for the Teamwork During Spring 2020

May 13UHD Commencement Announcement, Virtual Graduation Celebration Scheduled for June

May 13 - ESO Communications:UHD Return to Work COVID-19 Training

May 13 - ESO Communications: Contractors

May 13 - Provost COVID-19: Update No. 10

May 11 - ESO Communications: Safe Return to Campus Guidelines

May 7 - UHD Shares Plans for Summer & Fall Semesters

May 5 - UHD COVID-19 Emergency Leave and Student Worker Employment

May 4  Finals Week

May 1 - Provost COVID-19: Faculty Update - No. 9

May 1 - Texas Begins Reopening

April 29 -  Update on Parking Reimbursements

April 28 - ESO Communications: Tips for Improving Your Home Workstation

April 24 - President's Update on Campus, Summer Classes

April 24 Provost's Update to Faculty - April 24

April 23 - Calling All Gators! UHD Reaching Out to Students During COVID-19

April 23 - A Message from Faculty 

April 20 Gator Emergency Fund Supporting UHD Students Affected By Pandemic

April 20 Alum Shares Messages of Encouragement

April 17Message from the Provost: Missing Our Gators

April 17Message from the Provost: April 17 Faculty Update

April 17 - ESO Communications: UHD COVID-19 Emergency Leave and New Federal Leaves

April 15 - ESO Communications: Think Yourself Healthy - The Hub

April 13 - ESO Communications: Professional Development During Online Operations

April 13 - President's Message: Resources for UHD Community

April 10Message from UHD Provost to Faculty: Updates

April 8 - ESO Communications: Ways to Stay Connected Without Leaving Your Home - The Hub

April 6 Message from UHD President & Provost: Thank You, Faculty & Staff

April 3 - President's Message: Gator Emergency Fund

April 3 - Message from the Provost - S/U Grading Policy

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

March 30UH System Update on Federal Stimulus Legislation

March 27 - ESO Communications: Face Coverings on Campus

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 21 - ESO Communications: The Importance of Virtual Team Building

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.