Auxiliary Services

The University’s Auxiliary Services is a division under the Office of the Vice President for Real Estate, Facilities Management, and Public Safety and it strives to provide University support and enhance life on campus for all students, faculty, staff and visitors.

Bank/Credit Union

The University's relationship with the local, D.C. Teachers Federal Credit Union (DCTFCU) has given our students, faculty, and staff access to ATM service, which is located in the University's cafeteria, the Firebird Inn.  It is located in Building 38, Level B.  If you have any questions or concerns with the ATM service, please contact DCTFCU at 202.547.4800.


The University bookstore has partnered with Follett to offers textbooks, supplies, electronics, gifts texts, and University apparel.  Feel free to navigate the Follett site to access great University and Community College products! Check out us at the Follett Online Store

Spring 2017 Bookstore Hours
UDC Bookstore Hours
(Van Ness Campus)
9am - 6pm

Van Ness Campus, 4200 Connecticut Avenue NW Washington DC 20008, Building 38 Level A

Car Sharing

Students, Faculty and Staff

It gives us pleasure to introduce the Zipcar Initiative to the UDC community! Zipcar is an awesome and convenient tool for students, faculty, and staff. Zipcar members save more than $500 vs. car ownership. Click here for more information.

Catering/Food Service
Firebird Inn Cafe Hours
Van Ness Campus
Monday-Friday 8am - 5pm (*Subject to change)

The University is proud to announce its newest partnership with Perkins Hospitality. With Perkins Hospitality's extensive corporate and field resources, including trained chefs, on-site food service management, technical support staff, and creative marketing programs, the university believes this partnership will enhance the retail and catering services, encourage the development and participation in residential and commuters meal plans, and also align with the expanding goals of the University (i.e. growing enrollment, residential housing, and sustainability).


Click here for more information about housing.


Click here for more information about parking.

Vending Services

The University is dedicated to providing information about the vending machines located on the UDC campuses.  Providing machines that are stocked, operational, and convenient is our top priority and improving customer service.

The vending staff prides itself on providing available and affordable snacks and beverages to the University Community.  We are dedicated to providing clean and efficient machines that offer a variety of snack and beverage options.  The vending staff understands the need for a convenient snack on the go and we are enthusiastic in servicing the community at large.

Vending machines can be found on various campus sites, including:

  • Van Ness Campus
  • David A. Clarke School of Law
  • 801 N. Capitol St. NE
  • Bertie Backus Campus

If you are experiencing any issues regarding the vending machines, please contact the Auxiliary Services office at 202.274.6181 or e-mail  Please include a description of your issue, your name, contact #, mailing address, location of vending machine, and the vending machine's information to expedite the process.

About Real Estate and Facilities Management

Main Office
Building 38, Room C01
p | 202.274.5600

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
9:00am – 5:00pm