December 7, 2023
As we approach the final exams of the fall semester, I want to commend you. It takes determination and resilience to pursue your degree. Your efforts have not gone unnoticed, and I am confident that you will excel in your final exams.
I encourage you to take a moment for self-reflection and self-care. Your mental and emotional health is crucial during this demanding period. CoogsCARE provides a variety of resources — you can explore individual or group therapy, download free apps to chat with a diverse and safe community or find self-guided programs that aim to improve your health and wellness.
If you notice a friend or classmate struggling, please reach out and offer your support. We are a community that cares for one another, and together, we can make a positive difference.
To those of you who are graduating, I look forward to celebrating your achievements at fall commencement. To all students, I extend my deepest gratitude for your dedication. You are the heart of our community, and I am proud of each and every one of you.
Take it one step at a time, one exam at a time, one day at a time and know that you have our unwavering support. Remember, you've got this!
President, University of Houston