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UHD Virtual Welcome Week 2.0

Gators Invited to Welcome Week’s Reboot: September 8 – 11

Summary

By Sheryl E. Taylor

The pandemic and Hurricane Laura’s anticipation and preparation hasn’t stopped a more than 30-year UHD tradition of Welcome Week!

Originally set for August 24 – 28, the new reboot—Welcome Week 2.0: September 8 – 11—is still full of activities including the Drive-In Movie event featuring Marvel’s “Black Panther.”

Welcome Week is a collaboration with the Office of Student Activities — in partnership with other departments including, Sports & Fitness, Office of Disability Services, Main Career Center, Student Counseling, Veterans Services, Dean of Students Office, Student Government Association, Center for Student Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, UHD Police, Facilities Management and UHD Northwest.

“Despite the new normal surrounding our nation, state and University, we have prepared an amazing week of events to help acclimate those who are new and returning to the Gator Family,” said Tremaine Kwasikpui, Director of Student Activities. “We have a great week planned this fall. All are invited to network with fellow Gators, enjoy activities and amazing prizes. I’m so proud of my colleagues and departments for making such a meaningful week.”

As always, all Welcome Week activities are open to all students; however, some events have a maximum cap of 50 – 100 students. Overall, Kwasikpui expects at least a minimum of 1,000 to join during the all-virtual events.

Welcome Week 2.0 Event Schedule

Tuesday, Sept. 8

All Day:

Gator Fit Fitness Class
11 – 11:30 a.m.
https://uhd.zoom.us/my/stayfit
Code: sym4Xy

Zumba Fitness Class
Noon – 12:45 p.m.
https://uhd.zoom.us/my/stayfit
Code: sym4Xy

UHD Student Counseling Services:
GatorAID: Give a Tip, Take a Tip - Building in Breaks & Relaxation

Noon –1 p.m.
https://uhd.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_b-jcdY9KSs68PcMhI62QAQ

Sports Chat
2 – 3 p.m.
https://uhd.zoom.us/j/99663530807

Code: u2Cf35

Yoga Fitness Class
4 – 5 p.m.
https://uhd.zoom.us/my/stayfit
Code: sym4Xy

Wednesday, Sept. 9
All Day:

  • Social Media Sit-Up Challenge
  • FIFA 20 Online Tournament Pool Play
  • UHD Northwest Instagram BINGO
    First five students to submit winning cards will receive a UHD prize

Butts N’ Guts Fitness Class
Noon – 12:45 p.m.
https://uhd.zoom.us/my/stayfit
Code: sym4Xy

Healthy Workshop: The Truth About Carbs
2 – 3: p.m.
https://uhd.zoom.us/my/stayfit
Code: sym4Xy

Virtual Caricatures
2 – 5 p.m.
Zoom Meeting ID: 937 9641 1109
Passcode: UHD2020
https://uhd.zoom.us/j/93796411109

Zumba Fitness Class
4 – 5 p.m.
https://uhd.zoom.us/my/stayfit
Code: sym4Xy

UHD Virtual Magic Show
6 – 7 p.m.
Zoom Meeting ID:
937 9641 1109
Passcode: UHD2020
https://uhd.zoom.us/j/93796411109

Thursday, Sept. 10

All Day:

  • Online Scavenger Hunt
    https://www.goosechase.com/
    Code: VJPB46
  • FIFA 20 Online Tournament Pool Play
  • UHD Northwest Instagram Story Game
    First five students to submit correct answer will receive a UHD prize
  • Career Scavenger Hunt
  • UHD Northwest 10th Anniversary Kudoboard
    Sign the Virtual Board Congratulating UHD Northwest on its 10-year anniversary

Gator Fit Fitness Class
11 – 11:30 a.m.
https://uhd.zoom.us/my/stayfit
Code: sym4Xy

Zumba Fitness Class
Noon – 12:45 p.m.
https://uhd.zoom.us/my/stayfit
Code: sym4Xy

Fit Chat
2 – 3 p.m.
https://uhd.zoom.us/j/99663530807

Code: u2Cf35

Yoga Fitness Class
4 – 5 p.m.
https://uhd.zoom.us/my/stayfit
Code: sym4Xy

Henna Cookie Event
6 – 8 p.m.
Register Here

Drive In Movie: Black Panther
8 – 10:30 p.m.
UHD Bayou Lot

Pre-registration Required

Friday, Sept. 11
All Day
:

  • Social Media Gator Pride Friday
  • FIFA 20 Online Tournament Pool Play
  • Career Scavenger Hunt
  • UHD Northwest 10th Anniversary Kudoboard
    Sign the Virtual Board Congratulating UHD Northwest on its 10-year anniversary

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 Interim President Dr. Antonio D. Tillis. Annually, UHD educates more than 14,000 students; boasts more than 51,000 alumni and offers 44 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).

UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. 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.