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Candlelight

Thursday, August 26, 2021

8:30 pm -

Candlelight is a tradition during the summer orientation program. Students have the opportunity to surround Cullen Family Plaza, light a candle and sing the Alma Mater, and be inducted as a member of the University of Houston community as a Cougar. To make up for the last two summers when our orientation programs were online, this event is an opportunity to participate in this very important tradition. Although this program is targeted at first-year and second-year students, all UH students are welcome to participate.

Prior to attending Candlelight, please complete the Daily Self-Assessment outlined by the University, and acknowledge that they have read safety guidelines and that they will adhere to them accordingly. They will also be asked to acknowledge that they are not exhibiting any of the listed COVID symptoms as set forth by the CDC and that they have not traveled outside the country in the last 14 days.

Candlelight Ceremony
Location
Cullen Family Plaza