Office of External Affairs

Main Office Contact

Executive Director of External Affairs
Michelle Pourciau

Media Inquiries
John Gordon, Jr., Director
Office of Communications
202.274.5998 (o) | 202.697.1310 (c)

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 LiveSafe to receive emergency notices immediately on your cell phone and or email.


Current Status




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. LiveSafeWe will send out an alert via LiveSafe App. Please click here to download the app.
  2. We will post updates on Facebook, Twitter and the front page of immediately;
  3. We will send a blast email to everyone in the university, via their UDC email address;
  4. We will update the greeting on the main telephone number 202.274.5000;
  5. And we will alert local media.

UDC will announce all morning delays and closings on the UDC and UDC-CC web sites by 6:30am. If no announcement has been made by 6:30am, UDC and UDC-CC will open on time and on its regular schedule.

In the event of a weather-related closing, essential personnel are to contact their supervisors.

Please call our office at 202.274.5050 if you have any questions.

(Original Inclement Weather Policy memo)