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Vaccination, COVID Testing Opportunities

Greetings UHD Community,

We hope this message finds you well. As part of our commitment to the health and safety of our UHD Community, the University of Houston-Downtown will soon offer no-cost vaccination and COVID-19 testing opportunities.

Curative Kiosk Provides Testing

Through a partnership with Curative, UHD will begin offering COVID-19 testing through a kiosk located outside the Student Life Center beginning May 26.

UHD’s testing will be free of charge and available to the university community and the public from 8 a.m.- 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Persons may sign up for appointments through the Curative portal and must then check-in online before their visit.

To make an appointment, click on the links below:

Presentation of a photo identification and insurance card is suggested when arriving for testing, but not required. After persons are tested at the kiosk, they will receive their results through e-mail and text message. In addition, there is no limit to testing frequency.

UHD, H-E-B Hosting Vaccination Event

UHD and H-E-B are partnering to offer free vaccinations of the first dose of the Moderna vaccine on June 9, with the second shot being administered on July 7. UHD’s Welcome Center will serve as the vaccination site between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m. on both dates. Registration is required.

On the day of the vaccinations, those with insurance benefits will need to bring a copy of their insurance card. Those without insurance will still be able to be vaccinated, but will need to provide their Social Security number on their consent forms per government guidelines.

Our UHD Community is doing a great job of staying well and staying safe. We encourage those on campus to take advantage of these services in keeping UHD safe.


Department of Emergency Management
University of Houston-Downtown


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.