Welcome to the University of the District of Columbia Community College (UDC-CC). We continuously affirm its mission to provide opportunities for students to obtain the requisite skills of today’s workforce and to prepare them for the demands of tomorrow. We offer accessible, affordable, and high-quality programs to the residents of the District of Columbia and the region. Our associate degrees, and certificates are market-driven and learner focused.

We are committed to fostering an equitable and inclusive campus culture that intentionally values all students’ personal, intellectual and academic growth. Diversity enriches our university community and is instrumental to our institutional success and fulfilling the university’s mission. We will continually strive to work together to address future challenges in a way that removes barriers to success and promotes a culture of inclusivity, compassion and mutual respect.

Welcome to the University of the District of Columbia Community College.

Welcome to the University of the District of Columbia. We are excited you have chosen to visit our Community College/Branch Campus website.

From the moment you connect with UDC-CC, our goal is to inspire you. Whether you are eager to explore certificate and degree options, looking to advance in or change your career, or are a lifelong learner, UDC-CC is a great place to start.

At the heart of UDC-CC are students, like you, who are motivated to pursue their dreams and dedicated and caring faculty who will guide you along your unique pathway to success.

Chances are you have already met UDC-CC alumni working throughout the District and the DMV region. UDC alumni are business and community leaders, doctors, teachers, nurses, and lawyers. They are auto mechanics, police officers, engineers, social workers, artists, and musicians. If you genuinely want to be inspired, be sure to ask our alumni about their UDC-CC experience and how the University opened doors for them and their families.

Thank you for allowing UDC-CC to serve you. We hope your experience is both rewarding and life-changing. ASPIRE. ACCOMPLISH. TAKE ON THE WORLD.


Lawrence T. Potter, Jr., Ph.D.
Chief Academic Officer

Contact Us

University of the District of Columbia Community College

5171 South Dakota Ave NE,
Washington, DC 20017



Business Technology – AAS

The Associate of Applied Science degree in Business Technology is designed to provide students with the knowledge required for entry-level positions in business, government, and other industries. It is also designed to provide the essential skills needed to pursue entrepreneurship.

Fashion Merchandising – AAS

The fashion merchandising program is designed to fulfill the needs of students who are seeking a career on the corporate side of the fashion industry. Students in fashion merchandising learn about the planning, production, promotion, and distribution of fashion products.

Law Enforcement – AAS

The law enforcement program offers an interdisciplinary course of study that prepares students to pursue baccalaureate degrees in law enforcement and criminal justice. The associate in applied science requires students to choose a concentration in corrections or in law enforcement.

Nursing Program – AASN

UDC-CC offers the Associate in Applied Science degree in Nursing (AASN) and the Licensed Practical Nurse to Associate in Applied Science in Nursing (LPN-AASN) degree. The curriculum reflects high standards of professional practice and incorporates guidelines from professional organizations and accrediting bodies.

Achieving the Dream

Achieving the Dream is a national movement to help more community college students, particularly low-income students and students of color, stay in school and earn a college certificate or degree. This national network includes 160 community colleges and institutions, more than 100 coaches and advisors, and 15 state policy teams that work throughout 30 states and the District of Columbia. Learn more about the movement.

Phi Theta Kappa

Phi Theta Kappa recognizes and encourages academic achievement of two-year college students and provides opportunities for individual growth and development through participation in honors, leadership, service and fellowship programming. Learn more about Phi Theta Kappa today.

Interested in Learning More About UDC-CC?

Visit our Prospective Students page to find all the information and resources you need to discover if UDC-CC if right for you.