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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) 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.