Upon graduating from UHD, you are seamlessly inducted into the esteemed Alumni Association, with no membership dues needed. This grants you exclusive access to a thriving community of fellow alumni, offering a myriad of exceptional benefits and opportunities.
Gator Alumni ID Card
For access to most of the benefits outlined below, a Gator Alumni ID Card is essential. Obtain your card by presenting a valid photo ID card and UHD transcript at the Wellness and Success Center. While there is a nominal fee of $10 associated with acquiring the alumni ID card, this charge is waived for UHD graduates who opt for a Sports & Fitness alumni membership, reflecting our commitment to easing your seamless transition into our alumni community.
Access to UHD Career Services
UHD boasts the presence of two distinguished Career Development Centers, strategically situated in theOne Main Buildingand within theCollege of Business on Shea Street.These centers serve as instrumental resources for both students and alumni, offering comprehensive support in various areas of professional development. Services encompass personalized assistance with job searches, refining resumes, honing interview skills, easing networking opportunities, and equipping individuals with the indispensable tools needed to secure the best employment.
For employers looking to engage with our talented Gators, recruitment is available. Job vacancies and internship opportunities can be seamlessly issued through the Jobs for Gators board, or for a more hands-on approach, on-campus recruitment initiatives supply a direct link to our vibrant talent pool. Embrace the constructive interaction of career advancement at UHD!
Wellness and Success Center – Access to brand new facilities and special Sports & Fitness memberships rate for Alumni.
- The Wellness and Success Center opened January 17, 2023.
Wellness and Success Center Features
- 75,000 Square ft Facility
- Heavy weight training and cardio training areas with dramatic views of downtown Houston
- Indoor Functional Training Area
- Outdoor Functional Training Area
- 3 exercise class studios
- Indoor Running Track
- 3 personal training and massage therapy rooms
- Demonstration Kitchen Room
- 3 courts for basketball/volleyball/badminton
- Large locker rooms
Exclusive rates are offered to UHD graduates, supplying a selection of membership options spanning monthly, 6-month, and 12-month durations. Additionally, alumni enjoy eligibility to actively take part in Intramural (IM) and Club Sports, fostering ongoing engagement and wellness within the UHD community.
Wellness and Success Center Hours
Zoom Hours: Monday - Friday: 8am – 5pm
Alumni Computing Services
Our Information Technology policy is designed to cater to the computing requirements of UHD alumni, supplying the following complimentary services:
- Access to the Academic Computing Lab (Room S800) equipment and software is available exclusively for resume updates, particularly during periods when the Career Development Center is closed.
- Laser printing services are offered for final drafts of resumes and cover letters, with a maximum allowance of two printed copies per final draft.
Currently, the issuance of Linux accounts to University of Houston-Downtown alumni by the Information Technology department is temporarily unavailable due to challenges associated with heavy network traffic, network bandwidth limitations, and heightened security considerations.
To ensure the best availability of computing resources for the university community, priority access is given to currently enrolled students, faculty, and staff of the University of Houston-Downtown. Information Technology reserves the authority to deny, limit, or defer access to computing resources for alumni.
It is essential to note that computers and resources within academic computing facilities are strictly appointed for academic purposes and must not be used for business, profit-producing endeavors, or recreational activities. Games are expressly prohibited on all academic computing resources. Furthermore, all computer usage is subject to security testing and monitoring, with users having no expectation of privacy concerning any information stored on UHD computing resources.
Alumni are expected to follow the Regulations for Using Academic Computing Facilities and Resources at the University of Houston-Downtown. Additionally, alumni can enhance their skills through access to IT (Information Technology) training classes offered by the Technology Teaching and Learning Center (TTLC).
For more detailed information on available training classes, please refer to theIT website.
Continuing your educational journey beyond graduation, you will keep ongoing access to yourGatorMailaccount as an alum. Should the account become inactive after six months, a simple reactivation is attainable by submitting a request to our dedicated IT Support Services.
UHD Alumni are granted exclusive access to theW.I. Dykes Library, where you can explore a wealth of knowledge through borrowing books, videos, music discs, and audiobooks. While the library boasts a rich collection of databases, e-journals, e-books, and online media, please note that remote access is presently limited to our current students and faculty.