UHD Serves as a Polling Site for the First Time Ever!
Gators, now it’s easier than ever to make your voice heard—UHD is hosting on-campus voting for both early voting and Election Day voting!
For the first time in its history, UHD is proud to be an official polling site along with the University of Houston and Texas Southern University. UHD accepted Mayor Sylvester Turner’s Early Vote Challenge, which runs from October 24 to November 4. Each day the election clerk at each campus will tally the number of votes and report back to the Mayor’s Office. When the challenge ends, the campus with the most votes wins the challenge and will earn bragging rights as leading the charge in this election cycle.
Dates and times for early voting and Election Day are below. The voting location is in the Milam & Travis Rooms of the UHD Welcome Center. Parking is FREE in the Visitor Parking garage on Girard Street for the first 30 minutes.
If you’re interested in becoming involved in UHD’s student organization dedicated to voter registration and other causes, contact Texas Rising, UHD Chapter, at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Instagram: @texrisinguhd.
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 more than 15,000 students, boasts more than 64,000 alumni, and offers 46 bachelor’s degrees, 11 master’s degrees, and 19 online programs within four colleges: Marilyn Davies College of Business, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, College of Public Service, and College of Sciences & Technology. 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 awarded UHD 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.