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)

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UDCAlert allows the University of the District of Columbia to contact you during an emergency by sending text messages to your registered email or cell phone.

All members of the University Community are encouraged to sign-up immediately for this free public service!

To sign up visit:

UDCAlert is your personal connection to real-time updates, instructions on where to go, what to do, or what not to do, who to contact and other important information. Registrants of the system will also receive notifications regarding major incidents, traffic concerns
or serious weather
affecting the DC Metropolitan Area.

New users must visit to register for the system. Please ensure that you select “University of the DC” and any other options that you may desire. Please note that although this is a free public service you are subject to the terms and conditions of your carrier for receiving text messages.