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Communications From the President

  • Faculty & Staff COVID-19 Update

    Now that the efforts to reopen the state and the city have begun and we have successfully completed this very challenging semester, it is time to look beyond the immediate horizon.  Since this pandemic will continue to challenge us until a vaccine is found, we must address questions like the safe reopening of the campus, the long-term financial health of the University, and life in the new normal.

    May 19, 2020

  • UH Responds to COVID-19

    As “Houston’s University,” UH is doing its part in our city’s fight against COVID-19. We invite you to share these stories of committed Cougars making a difference.

    May 8, 2020

  • Video Message for Our Graduates

    I want to take a moment to send a special message to each of you during this week when we had planned to celebrate you completing your degree at the University of Houston with our traditional commencement ceremony.

    May 6, 2020

  • Reopening Update

    I hope you and your families are safe and healthy. We have come to the end of this very unusual spring semester. Thanks to your efforts, which included transitioning thousands of classes and services online, more than 6,000 students will graduate next week. Congratulations … to all of us! Here are some important updates for you.

    April 30, 2020

  • Summer Instruction Update

    Looking forward to the summer, not even our most knowledgeable health experts can predict with certainty when the threat of COVID-19 will subside. But we do know it will be with us for some time and so will the need for social distancing. That is why my leadership team and I have made the decision to continue delivering remote instruction for all four summer sessions, which begin June 1, and the May mini-session.

    April 3, 2020

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