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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)—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 60,000 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.