UHV Commencement Has Been Postponed
The University of Houston - Victoria has made the decision to postpone UHV’s spring commencement ceremonies because of concerns about COVID-19 and restrictions on event sizes. The ceremonies will be rescheduled for this summer or fall when local, state and federal restrictions allow and it is safe for us to come together again UHV issued this statement on their website 'UHV recognizes that commencement is a joyous time and an incredible accomplishment to be celebrated by our graduates and their families. We will immediately begin planning a postponed commencement for Spring 2020 graduates as soon as health conditions and guidelines allow. We will continue to keep our graduates and UHV community informed as these plans are developed.'
Here is UHV update about an incident that took place at the University Center on Mach 15th.
On Tuesday afternoon, an employee who works on the second floor of the UHV University Center self-reported that on March 15 he had been around a person who later tested positive for COVID-19.
The employee is not showing symptoms and has not been contacted by the health department. The employee was immediately instructed to stay home and not return to campus until March 30.
Other people who made contact with the employee also were instructed to stay home and not come to campus for the next 14 days. All of those employees also are not showing symptoms of COVID-19.
The areas in UHV University Center where the employee was working and the second-floor restroom that this person used has been thoroughly disinfected.
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