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Office of Residence Life

Main Office
Building 38, Room A-12 | phone 202.274.6360 | phone 202.274.6879 | email
Housing Community Hotline: phone 202.274.7255 | 202.274.5050 (Office of Public Safety)


The Residence Life Staff provides information, guidance, direction, and programming to meet your housing needs. The ultimate goal of the Residence Life Staff is to foster an environment that supports each student's academic success and participation in the life of the University.

Make UDC Student Apartments Your Home Away From Home…

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The Office of Residence Life houses our UDC students in two luxurious DC apartment complexes; 3003 Van Ness and AVA Van Ness. Not only are these properties conveniently located right across the street from UDC, they offer fantastic amenities and services. Below are highlights of what we provide:

  • 2 bedroom apartments housing 4-5 students (two or three students per bedroom)
  • Twin bed, dresser, desk, chair, and lamp provided
  • Full kitchen and bathroom (AVA Van Ness has two bedrooms/two bathrooms, and houses 5 students)
  • Patio or Balcony (most apartments)
  • Access to the 24 hour gym
  • WIFI and cable

The rate for the 2015-2016 academic year is $8400 (price subject to a percentage increase)

Move in for Fall 2015 is the week of August 17th – 21st.

Applications can be found on the Housing website, or in the Housing Office located in building 38, room A-12. A $150 non-refundable application gee is due when applications are turned in. The payment can be made at the cashiers office on the second floor of building 39 and the original receipt should be attached to the application. Those who are not local can mail in the application with a money order, cashier’s check, or certified check (no personal checks) to the Residence Life Office at the address below.

Spaces are limited. To ensure your space, turn in your application and deposit ASAP. Once the application and deposit are received you will receive notification of your acceptance.

If you have additional questions, please feel free to contact the Residence Life Office at 202.274.6360 or

Thank you, we look forward to seeing you in the fall!