Welcome

My Fellow UDC Firebirds,

Timothy HatchettOn behalf of  the Academic Advising & Support Center, I am delighted to welcome you to the University of the District of Columbia. Our goal is to ensure the academic success of freshmen, sophomores, and transfer students by assisting with educational planning and decision-making consistent with personal interests, values, and goals. We understand that college is a time of tremendous growth, adjustment, and change and will encourage you to participate in the many  programs and opportunities offered by the University.

Through individual and group meetings with your assigned academic advisor, we will assist you with:

  • Knowledge of curricular requirements for your degree,
  • Knowledge of student information system use (Banner, Blackboard, & CollegeScope)
  • Knowledge of relevant academic policies and procedures,
  • Participation in academic support services and campus involvement opportunities, and
  • Understanding challenging academic work as a means of achieving personal goals and impacting the community.

It is the University’s expectation that you remain in frequent contact with your academic advisor about your progress and consider the partnership a primary resource for your academic success. At UDC, we take student success seriously.

If you ever have questions, please visit Academic Advising Center in Room 112 in Building 39 or call 202.274.6899. We are always happy to address your concerns.

Accordions
Why do I have to submit my high school transcript?

Students who have yet to earn a Bachelors’ degree are required to submit an official high school transcript that includes the graduation month, day and year. All transcripts must be submitted directly from your school to udctranscores@udc.edu or mailed to The University of the District of Columbia, Office of Recruitment and Admissions, Bldg 39, A- Level, Washington DC 20008

How do I submit my transcripts?

All transcripts must be submitted directly from your schools to udctranscores@udc.edu or mailed to The University of the District of Columbia, Office of Recruitment and Admissions, Bldg 39, A- Level, Washington DC 20008

Do I have to submit my college transcript? I only attended one semester, and I don’t have any classes to transfer.

Transcripts from all previous colleges attended are required at the time of application. Once a student is admitted and confirms enrollment, the Office of the Registrar will review all transcripts to complete a transfer audit.

How will I know which credits will transfer from my previous schools?

The Office of the Registrar will complete all transfer audits. This process can take up to 21 business days after a student confirms enrollment. The transfer audit is then posted to your myUdc account.

My Advance Placement Classes are listed on my high school transcript. Will I receive credit?

Students must contact College Board to request an official transcript that includes all AP Scores. The transcript must be submitted from College Board directly to udctranscores@udc.edu.

I applied as an International Student. How do I submit my transcripts I received outside of the United States?

All transcripts received outside of the United States must be evaluated by a NACES Affiliate. Please visit the NACES Website for more information. Your evaluated transcript must be submitted directly from the NACES Affiliate to udctranscores@udc.edu or mailed to The University of the District of Columbia, Office of Recruitment and Admissions, Bldg 39, A- Level, Washington DC 20008

How do I receive credit for my Military Service?

Contact the personnel unit of your service branch and request a Joint Services Transcript (JST). It should be sent directly from the personnel unit to udctranscores@udc.edu or mail to The University of the District of Columbia, Office of Recruitment and Admissions, Bldg 39, A- Level, Washington DC 20008

I have already earned my Bachelors’ degree, am I a transfer student?

Students who have already earned a Bachelors’ degree are not considered a transfer student. You must apply as a Second Degree student.