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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) 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.