Administrative Departments

Maurice D. Edington, President of the University of the District of Columbia

President and Executive Cabinet

The Office of the President is responsible for supporting the activities and initiatives of the university President, and is comprised of the President’s administrative staff and the university’s Executive Cabinet.

Office of the President

Executive Cabinet

Board of Trustees Chairman Christopher Bell

Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is responsible for the management and oversight of the university at large. The board plays a critical role in leading strategic initiatives to enhance the academic experience, and overseeing the fiscal operations of the university.

Board Members

Board Meetings

Board Resolutions

UDC commencement 2023


The Provost and the Office of Academic Affairs are committed to shaping UDC into a vanguard of scholarship and learning. The Provost is responsible for managing the university’s academic offerings, maintaining accreditation standard, and overseeing the academic integrity of the university at large.

Office of the Chief Academic Officer

Academic Advising

Faculty Senate


UDC utilizes the following offices to maintain communication with prospective and current students, faculty and staff, and the surrounding community:

Marketing & Communications


External Relations

To ensure the University is fully utilizing its unique position as the only public institution of higher education in our nation’s capital, the University’s Office of External Relations is focused on keeping our local and federal officials informed and engaged, creating new opportunities for University students and faculty, and connecting with local organizations to make sure the institution is serving our communities well.

External Relations

Finance and Procurement

The Office of Finance is responsible for managing the fiscal and budgetary operations of the university at large. The Office of Strategic Sourcing and Procurement oversees all external services that support university operations.


Contracting & Procurement

Capital Procurement

Human Resources

The role of Human Resources is to ensure the success of the university and all employees by providing services related to employment, training and development, compensation and benefits, and employee relations.

Human Resources

Careers @ UDC

Employee Self-Service

Employee Resources

Information Technology (IT)

The Information Technology (IT) office is charged with coordinating and supporting the university’s IT infrastructure in accordance with defined policies and guidelines. This includes providing academic, research, and administrative staff with desktop support and maintaining computer laboratories and network access for students.

Information Technology (IT)

Institutional Advancement

Advancement at UDC supports the mission of cultivating alumni, community, and government support by raising funds for scholarships and major initiatives, providing and coordinating community engagement opportunities, and providing broad-based communications leadership that articulates the university’s mission to the region, state, and nation. The UDC Foundation is also coordinated through the Institutional Advancement division.

Institutional Advancement

The UDC Foundation


The Office of the General Counsel is responsible for representing the the university in all legal matters and proceedings, and providing counsel in the areas of compliance and risk management.

Office of the General Counsel

Public Safety

The Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management is responsible for maintaining the ongoing safety of University property, and ensuring that the campus is prepared in the case of an emergency event.

Public Safety/Campus Police

Emergency Management

Real Estate and Facilities

The Office of Real Estate and Facilities Management is responsible for the acquisition, management, and development of university property. The division of Auxiliary Services works in tandem with this to maintain a quality campus life experience for students, faculty, and staff.

Real Estate and Facilities

Auxiliary Services