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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)—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 President Loren J. Blanchard. Annually, UHD educates more than 15,000 students; boasts more than 61,000 alumni and offers 45 bachelor’s, nine master’s degree programs and 16 fully online programs within five colleges (Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Public Service; Sciences & Technology; and University College).

For the fourth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report ranks UHD among universities across the nation for Best Online Criminal Justice Programs (No. 27 and No. 15 for Veterans) and Best Online Bachelor’s Programs.

UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. U.S. News ranked the University among Top Performers on Social Mobility and a No. 1 ranking as the most diverse institution of higher education in the southern region of the U.S. 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.