UHD Weekly Events: May 2-6
The Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid will be hosting a virtual information session on the requirements to receive summer aid, the awarding process, and deadlines from 10 to 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 3. Financial aid is available in the summer for those who qualify. Join the financial aid staff to get your questions answered. RSVP is required for this event.
The Center for Community Engagement & Service Learning is holding its Appreciation Ceremony from 1 to 2:30 p.m., Thursday, May 5, in the Special Events Room, A300.
Students, faculty, and staff are invited to this event to celebrate successful relationships made and strengthened with our community partners. Awards for student achievements in community engagement, community partner milestones, and major accomplishments are highlighted at the event as well. Registration is required to attend.
Join Mark Cervenka, Director of the UHD O’Kane Gallery, on a tour of highlights from Public Art UHS’ diverse collection at UHD. The event will begin at noon on Friday, May 6, in the Welcome Center. Tours are always free and open to the public. RSVP to attend.
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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 61,000 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.