Welcome to New Student Orientation

It is our pleasure to welcome you to the New Student Orientation Program at The University of the District of Columbia (UDC).

Orientation is required for all students admitted to UDC who are pursuing a Bachelor's degree and serves as your formal introduction to all that UDC has to offer.

We encourage you to ask questions, actively participate, make new friends and learn what will be expected of you as the newest member of the Firebird Nation!!


Spring 2016 New Student Orientation
Wednesday, January 6 – Friday, January 8, 2016
Check-in: 10:00 a.m.
Windows Lounge, Building 38, 2nd Floor


First Time in College Students


You are a First Time in College Student if…
You are high school graduate from an accredited public or private high school or you have obtained a GED. (either inside or outside of the U.S.).

Click HERE to register.


Transfer Students


You are a Transfer Student if…
You have completed high school and are currently attending or have attended another college or university (either inside or outside the U.S.).

Click HERE to register.

Readmit Students/UDC-CC Transition Students


If you are a Readmit student or UDC-CC transition student, New Student Orientation is OPTIONAL. If you would like to attend an orientation session, please contact Sharleeta Dunlap at sharleeta.dunlap@udc.edu.

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Orientation Leaders


Become an Orientation Leader for the 2016-2017
Academic Year! Click HERE for more information.

Parent & Family Program


Sending a child to college has an impact on the entire family. It's our goal to provide you with the resources and support that you need to help your student succeed. Check out our Parent Corner for more information.

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Contact Us

New Student Orientation
Building 39, Room A-07
Phone: 202.274.6604
E-mail: studentorientation@udc.edu
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