The University of the District of Columbia (UDC) is very proud to be the only public Service Members Opportunity College (S.O.C.) in the Nation’s Capital. Our commitment to support our military is well-aligned with our mission to develop and support public service leaders – as the nation’s only urban land-grant university.

Whether you are continuing your education or just getting started; currently serving on active duty; a reservist; a national guardsman; a veteran or a family member; we have the programs to help you complete your personal mission of achieving your education goals.


11.9.16 – Veteran’s Day Observation Program
Section 702 Factsheet

Veterans Policy Amendment – In-State Tuition

Ed2Go programs are not approved for VA Educational Benefits.  Please contact the Department of Veterans Affairs at 1.888.442.4551 for additional information concerning the non-approval of Ed2Go programs.  Veteran Students are welcome to pursue the many certificate and degree programs available through the University of the District of Columbia and are welcome to visit the campus for more information.

If you have not already done so, please sign up to access eBenefits at

Why was ebenefits created: eBenefits was created as web portal that would provide Service Members, Veterans, their families and authorized caregivers with a single sign-on, central access point to clinical and benefit data.

What is eBenefits: eBenefits is a portal; a central location for Veterans, Service Members, and their families to research, find, access, and, in time, manage their benefits and personal information.

eBenefits offers:

  • A personalized workspace called My Dashboard that provides quick access to eBenefits tools. Using eBenefits tools, you can complete various tasks. You can apply for benefits, download your DD 214, view your benefits status, in addition to other actions as needed. This workspace is available to you once you have created an eBenefits account
  • A catalog of links to other sites that provide information about military and Veteran benefits

Office of Military and Veteran Student Affairs

University of the District of Columbia
202.274.6099 (UDC)

Important Information

All students seeking to receive VA Educational Benefits; must complete a UDC VA Education Enrollment Form