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UHD Offering Up To Two Free Courses Summer 2022

The University of Houston-Downtown announced that students may be eligible for to receive funding to enroll in a maximum of two summer classes at no cost . This opportunity is provided by a variety of federal, state, and institutional aid funding options at UHD intended to help ease students' financial burden and to enroll in summer classes. To be considered, students must:

  • Complete the Summer Financial Aid Application
  • Submit a 2021-2022 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) for UHD
  • Be a resident, degree-seeking, undergraduate or graduate student who is either:
    • Enrolled and applied for graduation for Summer 2022 (Excluding May Mini) or
    • Enrolled in Summer 2022 (Excluding May Mini) and at least one course for Fall 2022 

Enrollment requirements must be completed by Monday, April 4 at 11:59 p.m. in order to qualify for consideration. Incomplete and inaccurate entries or the selection of Gator Cares Direct disqualifies students from consideration. Two registration rally events have been scheduled to help students resolve holds, meet with advisors, and the Summer Financial Aid Application.

For students interested in registering for a class that is not available, a Class Request Form​ must be completed.

About The University of Houston-Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) is the second-largest university in Houston and 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 approximately 14,000 students, boasts more than 66,000 alumni, and offers 45 bachelor’s degrees, 12 master’s degrees, and 19 online programs within four colleges: Marilyn Davies College of Business, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Public Service, and College of Sciences and Technology. UHD has one of the lowest tuition rates in Texas.

U.S. News and World Report ranked UHD among the nation’s Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Applied Administration and Best Online Master’s Programs in Criminal Justice, as well as a Top Performer in Social Mobility. The Wall Street Journal/College Pulse ranked UHD one of the best colleges in the U.S. for its 2024 rankings, with notable distinctions: No. 1 for diversity (tied) and No. 3 for student experience. The University is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, a Minority-Serving Institution, and a Military Friendly School. For more information on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit uhd.edu.