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Student Life

A Division of Student Affairs

Main Office
Building 38, Room A-10 | phone202.274.5900 | phone

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Administration & Staff

Dr. Valerie L. Epps - Vice President of Student Affairs

Dr. Valerie L. Epps serves as the Vice President for Student Affairs and provides executive direction for the Division of Student Affairs' programs and services: Financial Aid, Health Services, Career Services, Student Life and Activities, Counseling and Student Development, Disability Resource Center, TRIO Programs, Judicial Affairs, Housing, Student Outreach.
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Dr. Sislena Ledbetter - Associate Vice President of Student Development

Dr. Sislena Grocer Ledbetter is the Director of Counseling and Student Development at the University of the District of Columbia providing overall direction for client services and University support activities.  Dr. Ledbetter is a distinguished psychologist, lecturer and counselor and has over 25 years of research experience in the non-profit and for-profit sectors.  Her past work included advertising and branding, product development (ideation and evaluation) customer satisfaction/user experience, and strategic planning.
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Mr. Marc Strothers - Assistant to the Vice President for Student Affairs

Marc Strothers serves as Assistant to the Vice President for Student Affairs. As Assistant to the Vice President, he has responsibilities in managing and supervising judicial affairs, coordinating the Student Leadership Institute and providing leadership for technology services, special projects and the UDC Student Center Initiative.
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Ms. Sandra Carter - Director of TRIO and College Preparatory Program

Ms. Carter has served in several capacities here at the University. She brings many years of experience to the Division.
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Dr. Serena Butler-Johnson - Director, Counseling Center

Dr. Butler-Johnson is a Licensed Psychologist with over a decade of clinical experience in the Washington D.C. Metropolitan a wealth of administrative, clinical, and programmatic experiences at the UDC Counseling & Student Development Center. 
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Mr. Jared Moffett - Director, Career and Professional Development Center

Mr. Jared E. Moffett serves as the Director of Career Services overseeing the Career and Professional Development Center at the University of the District of Columbia.
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Mr. David Gaston - Project Specialist

David Gaston serves in the Office of Student Life and Services working in the areas of Student Outreach & Activities at the University.  Mr. Gaston is responsible for engaging a diverse group of students by promoting academic accountability, personal involvement, community outreach, and leadership through a number of University based service projects.
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Juantia Gray - Residence Life Director

Ms. Gray joined the UDC Residence Life team in March 2014. Prior to her arrival at UDC Ms. Gray worked at the University of California Riverside, San Diego State University, and California State University, Sacramento; all in various residence life positions.
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