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Contact Information

Bldg 41, Suite 405
202.274.5194 | 202.274.5589  | casgeneral@udc.edu

College Administration
Dean April Massey, Ph.D.
Associate Dean Academic Affairs - Lena Walton, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean of Students - TBA
Office Manager - Ms. Wilma Thompson
Receptionist - Mr. Terry D. Best


Dean's Welcome

Dr. April MasseyWelcome to the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS). I’m pleased you’ve chosen to partner with us to pursue your academic and career goals. The College offers a wide range of programs, and we’re continuously reviewing our offerings to guarantee that our programs are relevant and forward reaching. The majors we offer can be enhanced by our flexible and expanding menu of minors, concentrations, and program options. Likewise, the College’s expanding slate of experiential possibilities offers opportunity to tailor your educational journey to fit your interests, strengths, and needs. CAS faculty and staff are readily available to you and are working with me to provide you an individualized academic experience that plants the career you envision and that supports the life you deserve. Our motto – Your dream, our guidance.

I look forward to supporting your UDC/CAS experience. Your success is our success. What’s more important, as the District of Columbia’s public university, your success is our commitment to city residents. 

At your convenience, please stop by my office to receive your UDC/CAS Firebird pin and allow me and my staff to welcome you personally.


April Massey, Ph.D.

The College of Arts and Sciences

Commitment, Access, Service

Our Mission

Offer high quality, affordable education that prepares graduates for the workforce, next level of education, specific professional roles, and living and learning in a global environment. 

Our Motto

Your dream, our guidance

Our Goal

Deliver accessible, comprehensive, and flexible educational offerings that grow our students liberal arts and discipline expertise and position them to be adaptable 21st century experts.