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Congratulations on your acceptance to the University of Houston-Downtown! Your experience at UHD begins with Orientation. Orientation is specifically designed to meet your transitional and academic needs, and is essential to your success as a new student. 

All students who will be attending UHD for the first time are REQUIRED to attend orientation before their initial semester of enrollment begins. During orientation, you will learn how to be a successful gator by learning college requirements and policies, interact with your advisor and select faculty, and connect with other new students and complete registration. 

For more information about attending UHD, please visit these pages under admissions for your student type:



If you have questions about Orientation, please email​

Last updated 1/30/2019 10:13 AM