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UHD Weekly Events: May 6-14

Mark your calendars! UHD is hosting a variety of on-campus activities and events. Don’t forget to check back every week!

Discovery Green Cinco de Mayo Concert Postponed!

UHD Thursday Night Concerts at Discovery Green with Las Fenix and Morena Roas, originally scheduled for May 5, has been rescheduled for Thursday, May 26.

Public Art Tour at UHD

Join Mark Cervenka, Director of the O’Kane Gallery, for a tour of highlights from University of Houston System Public Art's 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.

Spring 2022 Commencement

The achievements of more than 1,600 University of Houston-Downtown students will be celebrated during two ceremonies at the 72nd Commencement on Sunday, May 15 at NRG Stadium. The noon ceremony features graduates of the College of Humanities & Social Sciences, College of Sciences & Technology, and College of Public Service, and at 4 p.m. for the Marilyn Davies College of Business and University College. For more information on the ceremonies, visit the commencement website.

Summer 2022 Virtual Financial Aid Information Session

The Office of Scholarships & Financial Aid is hosting a virtual information session on the requirements to receive summer aid, the awarding process, and financial aid deadlines, 10 – 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 10. Financial aid is available in the summer for those who qualify. Learn more from the financial aid staff to get your questions answered. RSVP is required for this event.

Want to see more events? For a complete listing of more events, visit the UHD website.

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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 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.