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UHD Provides Financial Assistance to Help Students Return to College to Earn Degree

Dr. Michelle MoosallyDr. Michelle Moosally

Over the past six years, more than 2,000 students in “good standing” have left University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) without graduating due to personal or financial reasons. With the funding, up to 500 students can receive tuition and fees coverage for a few classes over a semester, according to Dr. Michelle Moosally, associate vice president of planning and curriculum at UHD.

Additionally, in collaboration with the grant, the Return 2 Complete initiative will offer advising, resources and other support services to returning students.

“A grant of this size enables UHD to be a leader in the critical work of helping Texans leverage their previous education to attain a bachelor’s degree, which in turn can create professional and advancement opportunities,” Moosally said in a statement. “The bottom line is that we can help more students maximize their potential, and that is what UHD is all about.”

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