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UHD Health Fair Slated for March 6

If you've not kept to your New Year's resolution to get fit and be more heathwise, then get back on track with help from the upcoming Health Fair.

The fair will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday, March 6 in the Academic Building, Room A300 will feature free health screenings, food, gift bags, fitness assessments, fitness demos and information from community partners. Ash Wednesday services also will be available.

The event is sponsored by: UHD Student Life, UHD Sports & Fitness, Veteran Services, Disability Services, Counseling Services, Student Health Services, UHD Police Department, Student Activities and the Student Goverment Association.

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 over 50,000 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). In 2018, UHD grew its First Time in College student population by 11 percent and transfer students by 14 percent.

UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston. It also is ranked among 15 U.S. universities with lowest net price to students (according to the U.S. Department of Education). The University is noted nationally as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution and a Minority-Serving Institution. For more on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit www.uhd.edu.