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University of Houston-Downtown





Educational Resources

Libraries

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 262,812 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 1,108 current serial subscriptions.
  • 148,650 microforms.
  • 2,102 Audio/Visual items.
  • 60,629 e-books.

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 1,075 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, library

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all school buildings and on all school property
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 400 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, other

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

career, personal, academic, psychological

Career

on-campus job interviews, resume assistance, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school does not offer housing for students
  • 0% of students live in school housing.
  • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

      Extracurricular

      • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
      • Popular events on campus: Crossroad Festival, Culture on the Bayou, UHD Mardi Gras, Student Leadership Conference, Student Activities And Events Open House, Cinco De Mayo.
      • Student activities: drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, student government, student newspaper
      • In total, there are about 55 organizations on campus.
      • Honor societies: Alpha Phi Sigma, Psi Chi, Kappa Delta Pi, Lamda Pi Eta.
      • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) C. O. O. L. , Kingdom Connection, Muslim Student Association.
      • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Latin American Student Service Organization, International Student Association, Vietnamese Student Association, Mexican Student Association, Friends of Central American, Jovenes Immigrantes para un Futuro Mejor, Black Student Allience, LULAC.
      • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Dateline (bimonthly); UHD Bayou Review

      Travel

      • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Bush International Airport (IAH) (20), William P. Hobby Airport (12)
      • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): 100 University Libraries Houston TX 77002 (4)
      • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): 2121 Main Street Houston TX 77022 (1)
      • Public transportation serves the campus.
      • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.

      Employment

      • School employment is available.
      • 3% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 6,886

      Greek Life

      • There are 4 fraternities
      • 0 fraternity houses
      • There are 4 sororities
      • 0 sorority houses

      ROTC

      • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (University of Houston Central Campus)





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