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2021
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UHD Homecoming 2021 Brings Week of Gator Pride Events

UHD Homecoming 2021

UHD Homecoming Weeka university tradition for nearly a decadeis almost here beginning the week of Oct. 11-16. The UHD Community is invited to join the weeklong celebratory events.

"This year's theme, "D'Homecoming 2021," pays tribute to UHD's new branding campaign, "Determined. Dedicated. Downtown." that embodies the grit, spirit, commitment and impact of being a Gator at the University of Houston-Downtown," said Richard Sebastiani, Director of Sports & Fitness and Commissioner for Houston Club Sports Conference. "With an alumni that boasts more than 60,000 and growing, "D Homecoming 2021" celebrates all UHD Gators."

Events include UHD Pep Rally, Homecoming games and Tail-Gatoring, which features a festive gathering of student groups, University departments, and alumni. Participants can expect cook-off contests with prizes. See the full list of events online.

Homecoming aims to: 

  • Enhance the UHD student collegiate experience and promote school spirit and pride.
  • Create a sense of belonging that fosters loyalty and pride in the institution which will encourage student planning and involvement in the event.
  • Engage current students in a tradition that will encourage them to stay connected to the university for years to come.
  • Help in the transformation of the university that will create a perception of UHD as a viable traditional urban university.

Check out photos from UHD Homecoming 2019