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UHD’s 71st Commencement Scheduled for Dec. 18 at NRG Stadium

The University of Houston-Downtown’s 71st Commencement Ceremony is scheduled for Dec. 18 at NRG Stadium.

The event honors the accomplishments of UHD’s Summer 2021 and Fall 2021 graduates and will be celebrated in two ceremonies by academic colleges as follows:

Morning Ceremony:  8:30 a.m.
Marilyn Davies College of Business
College of Sciences & Technology

Afternoon Ceremony:  2 p.m.​
College of Humanities & Social Sciences
College of Public Service
University College

Related Events: 

Cap & Gown and Commencement Orientations
Prior to the event, two in-person Cap & Gown and Commencement Orientations are 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 22 in the UHD 
Wilhelmina Cullen robertson Auditorium (A350). RSVP is required.

Ring Ceremony
UHD’s Fall Ring Ceremony is scheduled at 10 a.m. - Noon, Saturday, Nov. 13 on campus. Students must have already pre-ordered their rings to participate. Visit the Ring Ceremony website for more details.


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.