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UHD Sports & Fitness Hosts Events For Welcome Week

UHD Sports & Fitness is hosting weeklong events for Welcome Week, August 23-26.

Monday, August 23
Sports & Fitness Frenzy

10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

UHD Portico
Meet club sports teams, personal trainers, and learn more about Sports & Fitness programs and activities.

Tuesday, August 24
Sports & Fitness Frenzy

10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

UHD Mural Area
Participate in fitness class demos and win prizes, meet personal trainers and compete in fitness challenges, meet club sports teams and learn more about Sports & Fitness programs and activities.

Wednesday, August 25
Gator Rec Day

9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Jesse H. Jones Student Life Center
Participate in sports and recreational competitions or take a fitness class to win prizes.

Thursday, August 26
Sports & Fitness Bash

2  – 4 p.m.

Jesse H. Jones Student Life Center
Join Sports & Fitness at its bash party featuring free burgers for students, Cornhole, Jenga, and inflatable obstacle courses.

UHD Sports & Fitness is also hosting a table on the following dates, times and locations:

August 23 & 26 
4:30 – 6:30 p.m.:
One Main Building
Shea Street Building 

August 24 & 25
4:30 – 6:30 p.m.

College of Sciences & Technology Building
Commerce Street Building

Sports & Fitness Online Programs

August 23 – 26
All Day

  • Scavenger Hunt on GooseChase app or goosechase.com
    Check Sports & Fitness social media for game code!
  • Social Media Challenge
    Follow UHD Sports & Fitness on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok to participate in challenges to win prizes!

August 23 & 24
3 – 4 p.m.

  • Sports Chat on Zoom
    Learn more about UHD sports programs.



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.