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A Division of Student Affairs

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

Frequently Called Numbers Student Handbook

Winter Class of 2013 / Spring Class of 2014

Greetings Seniors:

Important Information

Class Rings: Sale

Jostens: UDC Site

Exit Loan Counseling - Friday April 18, 2014 - April 25, 2014 -Financial Aid Exit Counseling is required for all student's who have borrowed a Federal* student loan. (*If you are not sure if you have borrowed a Federal loan, you may visit The National Student Loan.)Database System (NSLDS) at to view your loan history

Upcoming Events:

Class Officer: Nova Costa, President

Announcements and Admit Cards are in!
Pick up date and time: April 22, 2014 - May 8, 2014
Monday thru Friday, 11:00 am to 6:00 pm. Bldg. 38 Room  A-06. May 8, 2014, from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Order & Pay for Cap and Gown, UDC Book Store, Bldg. 38, Level- A, May 5, 2014, from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.        

Commencement Rehearsal May 8, 2014, 5:00 pm, UDC GYM

Mark Your Calendar
Commencement May 10, 2014 at 10:00 am
Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Hall "E"
All graduating students MUST arrive by 8:30 am.

Each student will be given 5 Announcements and 5 Admit Cards.

Student Cap and Gown Price List (Class of 2014)

Associate Degree     61.00
Gown             23.00
Hood              22.50
Cap                  6.00
Tassel             4.50

Bachelor Degree      61.00
Gown             23.00
Hood              27.00
Cap                  6.00             
Tassel              4.50

Master Degree          66.00
Gown                25.00
Hood                 30.00
Tassel                  6.00         
Cap                        4.50         

PhD/JD                     81.00             

For additional information, please contact Mary L. Roberts, Bldg, 38. Room A-06, 202.274.5350,

Additional Information:

International Students, the last day to request, an invitation letter for families,  from other counties to attend commencement, is March 31, 2014.

Deadline to make Application for Commencement, Spring, 2014 is January 31, 2014

Student can use their Financial Aid to pay application fee for GRADUATION.

SLS Senior Exit Survey

Instructions for SLS Senior Exit Survey

The required senior survey is completed through your UDC Firebird Jobs account which you will continue to have access to after you graduate to look for job opportunities. Please follow the instructions below to complete the survey.  YOU MUST ALLOW POP UPS FROM THE SITE

1. Visit and click on the Firebird Jobs Logo

2. Enter your UDC email address (all lower case) for your username and N number for your password (N must be capitalized).

3. Update your profile if requested

4. Once you are in your account a box will pop up asking you to complete the survey or you will find a link to the survey in your Task List."  If a pop up box does not appear you must allow the pop ups from the site

Any problems accessing the survey, please call 202-274-6920, email or stop by Blgd. 38 A15


Request for US Embassy Letter for Seniors

This form is for International Students who are inviting relatives to commencement from outside the US. The form needs to be completed and submitted to the Office of the Registrar.

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Application for Graduation

Graduation Requirements


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