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Date/Time View  Subscribe to RSS feed of current view. July 29, 2016 - August 11, 2016
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Friday, July 29, 2016
End Day Gator Gateway: College of Humanities and Social Sciences (Multi-Day Event)
Open to incoming College of Humanities and Social Sciences Freshmen who tested and attended Gator Ready!

Gator Gateway is a 5-day on-campus program specifically designed to meet your transitional and academic needs, and is essential to your first-year success. You will learn how to be a successful Gator, interact with faculty from your intended major, hear more about the First-Year Common Reader Program, connect with other new students, and more! Your Gator Gateway program is assigned based on your major of interest. Each college has a designated week in which their program will take place.

Learn more on our newly admitted Freshmen page.
Monday, August 01, 2016
Start Day Gator Gateway: College of Sciences and Technology (Multi-Day Event)
Open to incoming College of Sciences and Technology Freshmen who tested and attended Gator Ready!

Gator Gateway is a 5-day on-campus program specifically designed to meet your transitional and academic needs, and is essential to your first-year success. You will learn how to be a successful Gator, interact with faculty from your intended major, hear more about the First-Year Common Reader Program, connect with other new students, and more! Your Gator Gateway program is assigned based on your major of interest. Each college has a designated week in which their program will take place.

Learn more on our newly admitted Freshmen page.
All Day Fall 2016 Transfer Application Deadline
Fall 2016 application deadline for transfer admission. 
All Day Walk-In Advising
Walk-In advising will be available to returning and continuing students only from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Gatorsync Faculty Training
GatorSync is a platform which allows students, faculty, and staff to track service learning and community engagement.
Tuesday, August 02, 2016
All Day Gator Gateway: College of Sciences and Technology (Multi-Day Event)
Open to incoming College of Sciences and Technology Freshmen who tested and attended Gator Ready!

Gator Gateway is a 5-day on-campus program specifically designed to meet your transitional and academic needs, and is essential to your first-year success. You will learn how to be a successful Gator, interact with faculty from your intended major, hear more about the First-Year Common Reader Program, connect with other new students, and more! Your Gator Gateway program is assigned based on your major of interest. Each college has a designated week in which their program will take place.

Learn more on our newly admitted Freshmen page.
All Day Transfer Orientation
Walk-In advising will not be available today. 
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Zoom Cloud Conferencing
Zoom unifies cloud video conferencing, simple online meetings, and group messaging into one easy-to-use platform. Zoom offers the best video, audio, and screen-sharing experience across Windows, Mac, iOS, Android platforms.

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM Faculty Senate Meeting
Meets every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month. A300
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Graduate Certificate Information Session at UHD-Northwest

Attend an Info Session to learn about our Northwest Campus graduate certificate concentrations.

Participate in a unique Graduate Certificate program designed to provide skills critical to career advancement. Tailored for working professionals, the program offers a real-world instructional platform developed by top industry executives from some of the leading companies in the region. Through the collaboration of industry leaders and a faculty of leading practitioners, we are delivering a program that meets an important corporate-defined need.

Considering an MBA?

Earn a Graduate Certificate now and roll your credits into the UHD MBA program later. No GMAT required; your successful completion of the program shows that you have the confidence, skills and drive to complete your MBA.

Wednesday, August 03, 2016
All Day Gator Gateway: College of Sciences and Technology (Multi-Day Event)
Open to incoming College of Sciences and Technology Freshmen who tested and attended Gator Ready!

Gator Gateway is a 5-day on-campus program specifically designed to meet your transitional and academic needs, and is essential to your first-year success. You will learn how to be a successful Gator, interact with faculty from your intended major, hear more about the First-Year Common Reader Program, connect with other new students, and more! Your Gator Gateway program is assigned based on your major of interest. Each college has a designated week in which their program will take place.

Learn more on our newly admitted Freshmen page.
All Day Walk-In Advising
Walk-In advising will be available to returning and continuing students only from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Blackboard Foundations for Instructors
This course is designed to give instructors essential skills for teaching online using Blackboard Learn LMS. Learn how to best use essential tools within the course, and get tips and best practices for making your online course a success.
  • Getting Started in Blackboard
  • Navigating
  • Adding Content
  • Communicating  With Students
  • 10 minute break
  • Assessing Students
    • Tests 
    • Assignments
  • Grading & Evaluating Student Performance

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM MBA Information Session
Learn more about Houston's largest MBA program by attending our downtown information session.



For more details, click here.
Thursday, August 04, 2016
All Day Gator Gateway: College of Sciences and Technology (Multi-Day Event)
Open to incoming College of Sciences and Technology Freshmen who tested and attended Gator Ready!

Gator Gateway is a 5-day on-campus program specifically designed to meet your transitional and academic needs, and is essential to your first-year success. You will learn how to be a successful Gator, interact with faculty from your intended major, hear more about the First-Year Common Reader Program, connect with other new students, and more! Your Gator Gateway program is assigned based on your major of interest. Each college has a designated week in which their program will take place.

Learn more on our newly admitted Freshmen page.
All Day Walk-In Advising
Walk-In advising will be available to returning and continuing students only from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Qualtrics: A Better Tool for Surveys & Polling
When university employees are engaged, student outcomes improve and learning is more productive. Qualtrics Employee Engagement makes it easy to gather and act on administration, faculty, and staff data, so you can ensure that everyone from the university president down stays engaged.
Friday, August 05, 2016
All Day Blackboard Open Workshop
Come to this open lab and get help and tips from our team of Blackboard experts. This workshop will provide a space for you to ask questions and tweak your fall course. No registration required.
End Day Gator Gateway: College of Sciences and Technology (Multi-Day Event)
Open to incoming College of Sciences and Technology Freshmen who tested and attended Gator Ready!

Gator Gateway is a 5-day on-campus program specifically designed to meet your transitional and academic needs, and is essential to your first-year success. You will learn how to be a successful Gator, interact with faculty from your intended major, hear more about the First-Year Common Reader Program, connect with other new students, and more! Your Gator Gateway program is assigned based on your major of interest. Each college has a designated week in which their program will take place.

Learn more on our newly admitted Freshmen page.
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Academic Policy Committee Meeting
Occurs the 1st and 3rd Friday of each month.
Saturday, August 06, 2016
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Graduate Certificate Information Session at UHD-Northwest

Attend an Info Session to learn about our Northwest Campus graduate certificate concentrations.

Participate in a unique Graduate Certificate program designed to provide skills critical to career advancement. Tailored for working professionals, the program offers a real-world instructional platform developed by top industry executives from some of the leading companies in the region. Through the collaboration of industry leaders and a faculty of leading practitioners, we are delivering a program that meets an important corporate-defined need.

Considering an MBA?

Earn a Graduate Certificate now and roll your credits into the UHD MBA program later. No GMAT required; your successful completion of the program shows that you have the confidence, skills and drive to complete your MBA.

Monday, August 08, 2016
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Blackboard Foundations for Instructors
This course is designed to give instructors essential skills for teaching online using Blackboard Learn LMS. Learn how to best use essential tools within the course, and get tips and best practices for making your online course a success.
  • Getting Started in Blackboard
  • Navigating
  • Adding Content
  • Communicating  With Students
  • 10 minute break
  • Assessing Students
    • Tests 
    • Assignments
  • Grading & Evaluating Student Performance

Tuesday, August 09, 2016
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Bb: Assignments & In-line Grading
This course covers the Bb Learn Assignments tool. Participants will learn how to create, review, and grade assignments as submitted by students online. Also, learn about the new Crocadoc in-line grading tool that makes it easy to markup a submitted assignment directly within Blackboard.
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Turnitin & GradeMark
GradeMark is the markup an grading tool within Turnitin assignments. GradeMark gives instructors the ability to provide feedback to students by enabling editorial highlights, custom comments, and QuickMark editing marks directly on the student papers. The grades will automatically feed to the Blackboard Grade Center.
Thursday, August 11, 2016
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Transfer Thursday

Transfer Thursday is an event designed for students who are transferring to UHD from another college or university. Receive one-on-one assistance with your application for admission and enrollment steps.

During Transfer Thursday students can:​

  • Learn more about UHD
  • Learn about financial aid and scholarship opportunities
  • Take advantage of one-on-one admissions counseling

RSVP

11:00 AM - 2:30 PM Lunch & Learn: Blackboard Foundations for Instructors
Lunch will be served at the beginning of the session between 11:00 and 11:30 A.M. 

This course is designed to give instructors essential skills for teaching online using Blackboard Learn LMS. Learn how to best use essential tools within the course, and get tips and best practices for making your online course a success.
  • Getting Started in Blackboard
  • Navigating
  • Adding Content
  • Communicating  With Students
  • 10 minute break
  • Assessing Students
    • Tests 
    • Assignments
  • Grading & Evaluating Student Performance

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Transfer Thursday

Transfer Thursday is an event designed for students who are transferring to UHD from another college or university. Receive one-on-one assistance with your application for admission and enrollment steps.

During Transfer Thursday students can:​

  • Learn more about UHD
  • Learn about financial aid and scholarship opportunities
  • Take advantage of one-on-one admissions counseling

RSVP


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