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!!


Fall 2016 New Student Orientation
Wednesday, August 10 – Friday, August 12
Check-in: 9:00 a.m.
UDC Student Center Ballroom

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What to Do before Orientation


STEP 1 - Confirmation of Enrollment
STEP 2 - Submit Final Transcripts
STEP 3 - Submit Health Forms
STEP 4 - Review/Waive Health Insurance
STEP 5 - Apply for Residency Status (if applicable)
Please click this link to learn more.



All new students must register to attend orientation.
Space is limited and we may not be able to accommodate
walk-ins, therefore, we encourage you to RSVP early!

Registration for Fall 2016 New Student Orientation
Is now CLOSED. If you need assistance, please contact us at studentorientation@udc.edu.

Virtual Orientation


The online orientation is now closed.
If you need assistance, please contact us.

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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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