School Closings / Delays
Any unforeseen school closings and/or delays will be posted on this web page and will be updated as and when new information becomes available. Don't forget to sign up for DC Alerts at alert.dc.gov to receive emergency notices immediately on your cell phone, pager or email.
Statement from President James Lyons:
The Board of Trustees met in emergency session last evening (October 2, 2013) to review the state of circumstances surrounding the federal shutdown. After a presentation from the Director of the Mayor’s Budget Office, the Board took no further action. The University is covered by the District’s actions to fund operations during the shutdown from its local reserves. Therefore, the University of the District of Columbia will remain open during this period until further notice. Read more »
Inclement Weather Policy
In the event of inclement weather that forces the university to alter its hours of operation, we will communicate that information to you in four different ways:
- 1. We will post updates on Facebook, Twitter and the front page of www.udc.edu immediately;
- 2. We will send a blast email to everyone in the university, via their UDC email address;
- 3. We will update the greeting on the main telephone number 202.274.5000;
- 4. And we will alert local media.
In the event of a weather-related closing, essential personnel are to contact their supervisors.
Please call our office at 202.679.5364 if you have any questions.