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Bldg 39, Rm. 301-I | phone 202.274.5210

2014 Homecoming & International Week


November 16 - 22, 2014

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Welcome to 2014 Homecoming & International Week


November 16 - 22, 2014

Made in the University of the District of Columbia

2014 Homecoming

16 - SundayUDC Family & Friends Day at the Zoo
Location: Woodley Park Zoo
Time: 12pm - 5pm
Unity Walk & Community Day
17 - Monday

Kick-Off Unity Walk
Location: Dennard Plaza
Time: 12pm - 12:30pm

The purpose of the walk is to bring students, organizations, colleges, schools, athletic teams, fraternities, sororities,staff, administration, and faculty together and celebrate being a part of the same "family."

 Community Day
Location: Bldg 38, A & B Levels
Time: 1pm - 3pm
 A Dollar for Ebola Fundraiser
Location: University Wide
Start Date: 11/17 - 11/22
18 - Tuesday

International Week Program

Ambassador Denis Antoine"Preparing for a More Global Future: Sustainable Development Goals"
Program: 11:00 a.m.—12:30 p.m.
Reception: 12:30 p.m.—1:30 p.m.
UDC Theatre of the Arts, Van Ness Campus
Keynote by
Permanent Representative of Grenada
to the United Nations, and UDC Alumnus
A Panel of Other Honored Speakers to be announced
This event is free and open to the public.

For more information, please contact: Denise Slaughter, Special Assistant to the Provost | 202-274-5917 or

Co-sponsored by the Office of the Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs/Office of International Programs & Exchange Faculty Advisors, and the Office of Student Affairs/UDC Homecoming Committee

 International Tasting  and Fashion Showcase
Location: Community College - Multi Purpose Room
Time: 1pm - 3pm
 Melting the Stigma - Campaign 9:30
Location: 4.0 Lounge
Time: 2pm - 4pm
 Ethnic Food Tasting Demo
Location: TBA
Time: TBA
Homecoming 2014 Game
19 - WednesdayPep Rally
Location: Dennard Plaza
Time: 4pm
 Tail Gating
Location: Sports Complex
Time 4pm - 7pm
 Alumni & Parents Reception
Location: Gym
Time: 7pm
 Women's Basketball Game
UDC vs Virginia State
Location: Sports Complex
Time: 5pm
 Men's Basketball Game
UDC vs Bowie State
Location: Sports Complex
Time: 7pm
20 - ThursdayGet Up and Move!
Location: 38 B-Level
Time: TBA
 (Yes!)Flex Zone: Yoga (or Zumba)
Location: Community College - Multi Purpose Room
Time: 1pm - 3pm
 Game Tournament
Location: 4.0 Lounge
Time: 2pm - 4pm

International Week Program
"Student Voices"
Location: TBA
Time: TBA

 International Week Program
Location: TBA
Time: TBA
21 - Friday

Step Show & Concert
Location: University Auditorium
Time: 7pm


UDC Stepshow

 After Party
Location: 4.0 Lounge and 38 B-Level
Time: 10:30pm - 1am
22 - Saturday

UDC Community Service Day

Location 1: We Are Family DC – 25 volunteers needed
We will be meeting at the Metropolitan Community Church, 474 Ridge St NW, near 5th & M St NW and the Convention Center metro at 9:30am, with plenty of on-site parking.  Volunteers should wear comfortable, casual clothes and good walking shoes. There will be a short orientation so volunteers will have a sense of the history of our neighborhood, the lives of our seniors and how their service fits into the overall mission of We Are Family in building caring, just and inclusive community. 
Time: 9:30am - 1pm

Location 2: Food and Friends – 20 cars with at least 3 people in each car
20 cars for meal and grocery deliveries
Time: 9 AM – 12 noon

Location 3: UDC – Van Ness Campus – Sorting and Boxing Food – need 10 volunteers
Starting Monday, October 27, food will be collected at the Van Ness Campus, Community College and Bertie Backus locations until Friday, November 21.  On Saturday, November 22 in the 4.0 Lounge, Building 38, Level B from 9:30 a.m. until finished, the volunteers will sort the food and box it up to be donated.  One of the recipients of this food will be the UDC food pantry along with other charitable organizations. 

For more information about UDC Community Service Day please contact Dr. Malva Reid, 202.274.7037