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UHD Calendar

Events

August 22 - September 20, 2019

Thursday, August 22

Coffee with Veteran Services

Welcome back, Gators! Grab a cup of coffee on your way to class!

Introduction to the Blackboard Grade Center

The Grade Center is more than just a way to record students' grades. It is a dynamic tool that allows faculty to monitor student progress, record data, and...

Gameshow

Join us for the In to Win It style gameshow. Fast-Paced. Short-Rounds. Lots of Variety. Students compete against each other for the opportunity win prizes.

Meet & Greet - Welcome Week

Acadmic Advising Center under University College would like to invite you to come meet and greet you advisors. Get to know your Advisor!Raffle to win a...

Student Life Bash

After a hectic first week of classes, we want to celebrate your gator success. UHD Chief of Police will be grilling hamburgers for students while Student...

Baseball Club Team Interest Meeting

Basketball Club Team Interest Meeting Must register prior to meeting at: www.uhd.edu/sportsandfitness

Men's Soccer Club Team Tryout

Men's Soccer Club Team Tryout "For Club and School" Tryout Period: Aug. 6th - Aug. 29th Times: Tues. & Thurs. 4pm-6pm

Throwback Thursday

Come play classic video games such as Mike Tyson’s PunchOut, TecmoBowl, DoubleDragon, Super Mario Bros., and many more!

Campus Activities Board presents Wax Hands

Wax Hands are a must have if you want that perfect keepsake! Dip your hands into the wax and create a piece of art out of your own hand.

Women's Club Soccer Tryouts

Women's Club Soccer Tryouts Tryout Period: Aug. 6th - Aug. 29th Times: Tues. & Thurs. 5pm-7pm

Cheer Club Team Tryouts

Cheer Club Team Tryouts "Feel the spirit" Prep Classes: Aug. 20st - Aug. 29th Times: Tues. & Thurs 7pm-9pm Tryouts: Sat. Aug. 31st at 10am Location: UHD...

Friday, August 23

Blackboard Ally

Blackboard A11y is an exciting new accessibility product that is integrated right into Blackboard. Blackboard A11y assists faculty with making digital course...

Men's Basketball Club Team Tryouts

Men's Basketball Club Team Tryouts "All the way up" Tryout Period: Aug. 19th - Aug. 30th Times: Mon., Wed., Fri. 7pm-9pm Games: Fridays Location: UHD Student...

Women's Volleyball Club Tryout

Womens Voleyball tryouts will begin August 19th- August 30th! Times: Mon., & Wed. 7pm-9pm, Fri. 5pm-7pm

Saturday, August 24

UHD Soccer (Women's) vs UHD Alumni Team

The current UHD women's soccer club team takes on the UHD Alumni Team in a friendly to help prepare for the upcoming season.

UHD Soccer (Men's) vs University of St. Thomas

The UHD men's soccer club team has a friendly versus the University of St. Thomas to help prepare for their upcoming conference season.

Monday, August 26

Men's Basketball Club Team Tryouts

Men's Basketball Club Team Tryouts "All the way up" Tryout Period: Aug. 19th - Aug. 30th Times: Mon., Wed., Fri. 7pm-9pm Games: Fridays Location: UHD Student...

Women's Volleyball Club Tryout

Womens Voleyball tryouts will begin August 19th- August 30th! Times: Mon., & Wed. 7pm-9pm, Fri. 5pm-7pm

Tuesday, August 27

B.Y.O.C (Bring Your Own Computer) Job Fair Prep

Main Career Development Coaches and Liaisons for the Colleges of Humanities & Social Sciences, Public Service, Sciences & Technology, and University College...

Community Partners Fair

The Annual Community Partners Fair is: Open to UHD faculty, students and staffForm collaborations between organizations and UHD for community engagement...

UHD MDCOB Kroger Student Organization Day

As a college of business student, you’ve already taken the first step by earning your degree, so why not take the next step of getting involved and improving...

Accessibility Open Lab

Stop by anytime during this Open Lab session to review and remedy accessibility issues in your Blackboard course. Feel free to bring questions you may have...

Baseball Club Team Tryout Period

Basketball Club Team Tryout Period Must register prior to meeting at: www.uhd.edu/sportsandfitness

Getting Caught Up with MyMediasite 7.2

MyMediasite 7.2 is a new platform for uploading, recording, and sharing video content. MyMediaSite is an upgrade to MediaSite. This training will cover the...

Men's Soccer Club Team Tryout

Men's Soccer Club Team Tryout "For Club and School" Tryout Period: Aug. 6th - Aug. 29th Times: Tues. & Thurs. 4pm-6pm

Women's Club Soccer Tryouts

Women's Club Soccer Tryouts Tryout Period: Aug. 6th - Aug. 29th Times: Tues. & Thurs. 5pm-7pm

Cheer Club Team Tryouts

Cheer Club Team Tryouts "Feel the spirit" Prep Classes: Aug. 20st - Aug. 29th Times: Tues. & Thurs 7pm-9pm Tryouts: Sat. Aug. 31st at 10am Location: UHD...

Gatorettes Dance Team Tryouts

Gatorettes Dance Team Tryouts "Reach for the stars" Prep Classes: Aug. 27th & Aug. 29th Times: Tues. & Thurs 7pm-9pm Tryouts: Sat. Aug. 31st at 10am

Wednesday, August 28

Getting Started with Blackboard

This training provides a hands-on introduction to the Blackboard Learn interface and organization features. You will focus on navigation, course style, and...

Resume Dash & Elevator Pitch

Visit Marilyn Davies College of Business Career Center for our Resume Dash & Elevator Pitch. No appointment necessary, just stop by with your resume. Review...

Baseball Club Team Tryout Period

Basketball Club Team Tryout Period Must register prior to meeting at: www.uhd.edu/sportsandfitness

Resume Dash & Elevator Pitch

Visit Marilyn Davies College of Business Career Center for our Resume Dash & Elevator Pitch. No appointment necessary, just stop by with your resume. Review...

Men's Basketball Club Team Tryouts

Men's Basketball Club Team Tryouts "All the way up" Tryout Period: Aug. 19th - Aug. 30th Times: Mon., Wed., Fri. 7pm-9pm Games: Fridays Location: UHD Student...

Women's Volleyball Club Tryout

Womens Voleyball tryouts will begin August 19th- August 30th! Times: Mon., & Wed. 7pm-9pm, Fri. 5pm-7pm

Thursday, August 29

Turnitin

Turnitin is an online plagiarism checker that runs papers through a series of databases to check for already existing content within a student’s paper....

Decision Filters for an Aligned Course Design

Through participation in a series of workshops offered by the UHD Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence, faculty can earn various badges and...

Blackboard Ally

Blackboard A11y is an exciting new accessibility product that is integrated right into Blackboard. Blackboard A11y assists faculty with making digital course...

Baseball Club Team Tryout Period

Basketball Club Team Tryout Period Must register prior to meeting at: www.uhd.edu/sportsandfitness

Men's Soccer Club Team Tryout

Men's Soccer Club Team Tryout "For Club and School" Tryout Period: Aug. 6th - Aug. 29th Times: Tues. & Thurs. 4pm-6pm

Women's Club Soccer Tryouts

Women's Club Soccer Tryouts Tryout Period: Aug. 6th - Aug. 29th Times: Tues. & Thurs. 5pm-7pm

Cheer Club Team Tryouts

Cheer Club Team Tryouts "Feel the spirit" Prep Classes: Aug. 20st - Aug. 29th Times: Tues. & Thurs 7pm-9pm Tryouts: Sat. Aug. 31st at 10am Location: UHD...

Gatorettes Dance Team Tryouts

Gatorettes Dance Team Tryouts "Reach for the stars" Prep Classes: Aug. 27th & Aug. 29th Times: Tues. & Thurs 7pm-9pm Tryouts: Sat. Aug. 31st at 10am

Friday, August 30

Accessibility Open Lab

Stop by anytime during this Open Lab session to review and remedy accessibility issues in your Blackboard course. Feel free to bring questions you may have...

Blackboard Retention Center

The Retention Center helps instructors discover which students in their course are at risk. Based on default rules, students' engagement and participation...

Men's Basketball Club Team Tryouts

Men's Basketball Club Team Tryouts "All the way up" Tryout Period: Aug. 19th - Aug. 30th Times: Mon., Wed., Fri. 7pm-9pm Games: Fridays Location: UHD Student...

Women's Volleyball Club Tryout

Womens Voleyball tryouts will begin August 19th- August 30th! Times: Mon., & Wed. 7pm-9pm, Fri. 5pm-7pm

Saturday, August 31

Cheer Club Team Tryouts

Cheer Club Team Tryouts "Feel the spirit" Prep Classes: Aug. 20st - Aug. 29th Times: Tues. & Thurs 7pm-9pm Tryouts: Sat. Aug. 31st at 10am Location: UHD...

Gatorettes Dance Team Tryouts

Gatorettes Dance Team Tryouts "Reach for the stars" Prep Classes: Aug. 27th & Aug. 29th Times: Tues. & Thurs 7pm-9pm Tryouts: Sat. Aug. 31st at 10am

Tuesday, September 3

Leveraging the Career Marketability of Your Major

Communication Studies Event Presenter Ms. Shana Reed of UHD Career Center

Introduction to Blackboard Discussions

Blackboard’s discussion board feature allows participants to carry on discussions online, at any time of the day or night, with no need for the participants...

Baseball Club Team Tryout Period

Basketball Club Team Tryout Period Must register prior to meeting at: www.uhd.edu/sportsandfitness

Wednesday, September 4

Managing Webpages with SharePoint

In this training you will learn the basics of managing UHD webpages using SharePoint. Please note that a WebTech Access form must be completed and on file in...

Tech/Engineering/Data/Math Career Fair

Participating in a job fair is a great opportunity for you to connect and network with representatives of employing organizations. Many of our UHD students...

Transitioning to College

Learn about the three C's of transitioning to college: Commitment, Communication, and Choice. First time students or transfers to UHD, will understand the...

MBA Virtual Information Session

​Join us for an Information Session to learn more about the UHD MBA. You’ll hear about admissions requirements, meet faculty and administrators, view the...

Blackboard Ally

Blackboard A11y is an exciting new accessibility product that is integrated right into Blackboard. Blackboard A11y assists faculty with making digital course...

Baseball Club Team Tryout Period

Basketball Club Team Tryout Period Must register prior to meeting at: www.uhd.edu/sportsandfitness

Thursday, September 5

Respondus LDB/Monitor

Respondus LockDown Browser is a customized browser that increases the security of online testing in Blackboard. When students use Respondus LockDown Browser...

VoiceThread

VoiceThread is a learning tool for enhancing student engagement and online presence. With VoiceThread, instructors and/or students can create, share, and...

Getting Started with O365: Tips & Tricks

During this introductory session, we will cover the basics of navigating and utilizing the standard functions inside of Office 365. Attendees will learn...

Transitioning to College

Learn about the three C's of transitioning to college: Commitment, Communication, and Choice. First time students or transfers to UHD, will understand the...

Baseball Club Team Tryout Period

Basketball Club Team Tryout Period Must register prior to meeting at: www.uhd.edu/sportsandfitness

Friday, September 6

Accessibility Open Lab

Stop by anytime during this Open Lab session to review and remedy accessibility issues in your Blackboard course. Feel free to bring questions you may have...

Monday, September 9

Accounting Finance Supply Chain Management Career Fair

Connect with Houston Talent at UHD! Whether you want to reach BBA's or MBA's, recruit interns for a pipeline of recruiting or hire from the next graduating...

The Gator Way!

Once a Gator, Always a Gator! This workshop is to familiarize yourself with your campus, faculty/staff, and peers. It will allow you to show and represent...

Tuesday, September 10

Working with Formstack Webforms

In this training you will learn the basics of managing webforms and their feedback reports in Formstack. Please note that a WebTech Access form must be...

Introduction to Blackboard Rubrics

A rubric is a tool that lists evaluation criteria for an assignment. Rubrics can help students organize their efforts to meet the requirements of an...

The Gator Way!

Once a Gator, Always a Gator! This workshop is to familiarize yourself with your campus, faculty/staff, and peers. It will allow you to show and represent...

Excel Formulas and Functions

In this training we will cover the use of advanced Excel formulas and functions including Logic, Text, and Lookup functions Learning Outcomes: Users will...

Wednesday, September 11

Creating Qualtrics Surveys

In this training session you will learn the basics of creating and distributing Qualtrics surveys. Take a look at Survey reports and how they can help you...

Accessibility Open Lab

Stop by anytime during this Open Lab session to review and remedy accessibility issues in your Blackboard course. Feel free to bring questions you may have...

BBA in Insurance & Risk Management Online Information Session

Advance your careerEarn a better salaryStand among job candidatesThese are just some of the top reasons to attend an online information session for UHD's BBA...

Outlook Tips and Tricks

In this training we will cover basic and advanced functionalities in Outlook to save you time and keep you organized Learning Outcomes: Users will learn to...

Thursday, September 12

Blackboard Ally

Blackboard A11y is an exciting new accessibility product that is integrated right into Blackboard. Blackboard A11y assists faculty with making digital course...

Getting Started with Zoom

Zoom is a cloud-based video conferencing application available to all faculty, staff, and students at UHD. Zoom’s straightforward features are ideal for live...

Wrestling Club Interest Meeting

Be sure to come out and meet with the team and coaches as they discuss the upcoming season.

Friday, September 13

Microsoft Office Open Lab

Do you have questions about a Microsoft Office application? Need some help with a particular document? Join TTLC Tech Trainer Andy Hannan in the Fishbowl to...

Saturday, September 14

GatorServe at 9/11 National Day of Service

GatorServe is a UHD tradition that brings together UHD students, staff, faculty, friends, families, and community partners to complete projects in service of...

Monday, September 16

All Business Majors Career Fair

Connect with Houston Talent at UHD! Whether you want to reach BBA's or MBA's, recruit interns for a pipeline of recruiting or hire from the next graduating...

Tuesday, September 17

Getting Caught Up with MyMediasite 7.2

MyMediasite 7.2 is a new platform for uploading, recording, and sharing video content. MyMediaSite is an upgrade to MediaSite. This training will cover the...

Link Up with LinkedIn

Career Development Center S-402Join your recent Fall 2019 alumni and future Spring 2020 graduates by jump starting your job search with the UHDCareer...

Study Abroad Scholarship Writing Workshop

Office of Study Abroad in collaboration with The Writing & Reading Center Date: September 17, 2019 Location: N420 Time: 12:30pm-1:30pm Learn how to write...

Blackboard Ally

Blackboard A11y is an exciting new accessibility product that is integrated right into Blackboard. Blackboard A11y assists faculty with making digital course...

Wednesday, September 18

XperienceSTEM

STEM Student Experience: Join CST students and faculty to learn about all the ways to maximize your experience as a STEM student at UHD. Please RSVP!

Master of Science in Criminal Justice Information

Information session about the Master of Science in Crimincal Justice degree program. This is a face-to-face session, location to be announced. Please...

Using Your Most Dominant Learning Styles

This workshop helps students discover their learning style and gives tips related to each specific learning style so students understand that how you learn...

Adding Events in Localist

This training session is for admins of the new UHD calendar system, Localist. Learn how to get started with adding your events, creating tickets, and...

MBA Information Session

​Join us for an Information Session to learn more about the UHD MBA. You’ll hear about admissions requirements, meet faculty and administrators, view the...

Thursday, September 19

Introduction to the Blackboard Grade Center

The Grade Center is more than just a way to record students' grades. It is a dynamic tool that allows faculty to monitor student progress, record data, and...

Using Your Most Dominant Learning Styles

This workshop helps students discover their learning style and gives tips related to each specific learning style so students understand that how you learn...

All Majors/All Industries Job Fair

UHD Gators, Don’t miss out on the All-Industries & Internship Career Fair!Participating in a job fair is a great opportunity for you to connect and network...

Introduction to iClicker

Our iClicker representative, Patrick Farris, will be on campus to do a demonstration on the new iClicker Cloud and to answer all of your questions about all...

Latinas in Tech

With Power on Heels Fund

BBA in Insurance & Risk Management Online Information Session

Advance your careerEarn a better salaryStand among job candidatesThese are just some of the top reasons to attend an online information session for UHD's BBA...

Friday, September 20

Accessibility Open Lab

Stop by anytime during this Open Lab session to review and remedy accessibility issues in your Blackboard course. Feel free to bring questions you may have...

August 22 - September 20, 2019