The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) celebrates student success, excellence, inclusiveness, respect, integrity and service. UHD faculty and staff members are committed to providing students with quality educational opportunities and helping them achieve their educational goals.UHD is a publicly-supported, urban university located in Houston's central business district. It draws students from throughout the Greater Houston area. UHD is considered one of the most ethnically diverse liberal arts institutions in the southwest, a distinction that indicates the student body accurately reflects the Houston community's wealth of cultures, languages and nationalities. The University offers all students a specially tailored opportunity for quality higher education, as well as small classes and personal interest from faculty.The University of Houston-Downtown's Veterans Services Department is dedicated to helping the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces achieve the American dream of becoming highly successful. UHD recognizes the unique needs of service members, returning veterans, and their families and will work closely with them to make sure that they are aware of all the benefits and services that are available to them. We are available to answer questions concerning veteran educational benefits, certifying enrollments for the Department of Veterans Affairs, monitoring students' degree plans and academic progress, as well as giving referrals. You have courageously served our country, now let us serve you!