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UHD Sports & Fitness Update: Jesse H. Jones Student Life Center

Showers & Basketball Courts Open June 21

The Jesse H. Jones Student Life Center is opening its showers and basketball courts for all faculty and staff beginning Monday, June 21. For faculty and staff wishing to get a workout during their lunch break, they can now access the showers to freshen up before returning to work. The Center’s basketball courts also are open for competitive basketball engagement one-on-one or five-on-five. Remember to take advantage of upcoming summer workshops this month including the Slim Down Challenge. And, don’t forget that Aerobics classes are currently being offered in-person and online:

For more information, contact sportsandfitness@uhd.edu.


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.