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University of the District of Columbia Office of Admissions will host a "Grand Open House"

WASHINGTON, DC – The University of the District of Columbia (UDC) will hold a “Grand Open House” on Wednesday, April 24, from 10am – 4pm on Dennard Plaza, which is located at the Van Ness campus (4200 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20008). This event will provide the public an opportunity to explore the University’s workforce, certification and degree programs and speak directly with academic leaders from across the University’s various colleges and schools (College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability, and Environmental Sciences, College of Arts and Science, School of Business and Public Administration, School of Engineering and Applied Science, David A. Clarke School of Law, and the UDC Community College).

University faculty and staff will offer a series of workshops open to all District residents and the surrounding suburbs that are tailored for both high school students and adult learners.  Some popular offerings include seminars on financial aid, scholarships and the admissions process.  To register and obtain a full list of Open House activities, visit

As the District of Columbia’s only public University and an urban land-grant institution, the University is proud of its long standing history of providing affordable and accessible higher education for students seeking workforce development and/or advance degrees.  Please join us on April 24th and take the next definitive step in building your career!

For additional information please contact Doni Russell at 202.274.6155 or

About The University Of The District Of Columbia

An HBCU, urban land-grant, and the only public university in the nation’s capital, The University of the District of Columbia is committed to a broad mission of education, research and community service.  Established by abolitionist Myrtilla Miner in 1851, the University of DC offers Associate’s, Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees and a host of workplace development services designed to create opportunities for student success.  The University is comprised of a Community College, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, School of Business and Public Administration, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability and Environmental Sciences, and the David A. Clarke School of Law.  To learn more, visit

The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For a full version of the University’s EO Policy Statement, please visit:

The University of the District of Columbia is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education - 3624 Market Street - Philadelphia, PA 19104 - (267) 284–5000.