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Vaccination Incentive Program Funds Are Now Loaded to Gator Card

University of Houston-Downtown students, faculty and staff who participated in the Vaccination Incentive Program can now verify the addition of $30 GatorCash to their balance on their Gator Card.

The Gator Card is the official university identification card and is property of the University of Houston–Downtown (UHD) and also functions like a traditional debit card and can be used at all UHD Dining locations. For those who have an older ID card, they would need to obtain a new one at the Student Life Center.

  • To check for your Gator Cash, download the TouchNet OneCard app from the app store on either Apple or Google Play
  • In the search area, list University of Houston-Downtown as your school
  • Log in to TouchNet OneCard system with your UHD credentials by selecting “user name” field
  • Once you are logged in, at the bottom of the homepage, select “Balances” to verify your $30 GatorCash is available for use.

For more information about the GatorCard, visit the FAQ section of their webpage. Questions may also be sent to gatorcard@uhd.edu.


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.