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Mission

The mission of the UDC-CC Division of Workforce Development and Lifelong Learning (WDLL) is to reduce unemployment and underemployment in the District of Columbia by enhancing the skills of its residents. The program provides training to DC residents aimed at helping them earn jobs, get promoted, and train for careers in new industries.

What is Workforce Development and Lifelong Learning?

The UDC Community College Division of Workforce Development and Lifelong Learning (WDLL) provides District of Columbia residents with job skills training that enables them to pursue employment opportunities. WDLL focuses on industries that provide the highest number of employment opportunities within the District and in the metropolitan area. The five (5) areas identified by the District of Columbia as most in demand include:

Pathway 1: Construction and Property Management

Pathway 2: Early Childhood Education (CDA)

Pathway 3: Healthcare Direct Care and Administration

Pathway 4: Hospitality and Tourism

Pathway 5: Information Technology and Office Administration

WDLL also provides general training to improve the 21st Century Skills in the Workplace for DC residents. These skills are foundational to student success in the training programs provided by WDLL.

Who is eligible?

Adult (age 18+) residents of the District of Columbia are eligible to participate in WDLL training.

Where is the training offered?

Bertie Backus Campus                                    Congress Heights Campus

5171 South Dakota Avenue NE,                              3100 Martin Luther King Jr SE,

Washington, DC 20017
                                            Washington, DC 20032

(202) 274-7209                                                         (202) 724-7181

What does the training cost?

Many WDLL course and programs are offered at no cost to District of Columbia residents.


For information, please call a campus near you (see WDP Locations), or contact the UDC-CC Division of Workforce Development and Lifelong Learning at:

workforce@udc.edu
202.274.7181


WDLL Calendar:

Academic Year 2019-2020

Fall 2019

Classes: 9/9/19-12/19/19

Spring 2020

Classes: 1/21/20 – 5/12/20

Summer 2020

Classes: 5/26/20 – 8/6/20

Fall 2020

Classes: 9/14/20-12/17/20

 

Academic Calendar – Fall 2019
Fall 2019 Continuing Student Registration: CASAS Testing and Registration (4 days a week) July 29th, 2019-August 14th, 2019
Fall 2019 One Stop Student Service Days: New Student CASAS Testing and Registration (4 days a week) August 15th, 2019-August 30th, 2019
Labor Day (University Closed) September 2nd, 2019
Bertie Backus Classes Begin September 9th, 2019
Late Registration and Add/Drop September 9th, 2019-September 12th, 2019
Opening Convocation September 19th, 2019
Congress Heights Classes Begin October 7th, 2019
Columbus Day Observance (University Closed) October 14th, 2019
Classes Resume October 15th, 2019
Veteran’s Day Observance (University Closed) November 11th, 2019
Classes Resume November 12th, 2019
Thanksgiving Day Observance (University Closed) November 28th, -November 29th, 2019
Classes Resume December 2nd, 2019
Fall 2019 Semester Ends December 19th, 2019
Christmas Holiday (Winter Break / University Closed) December 23rd, 2019-January 2nd, 2020
Grades Due to Campus Directors (One week following the last class, refer to Grade Submissions Schedule)
Certification Exam Testing (Refer to the Certification Exam Schedule)
Academic Calendar – Spring 2020

 

Spring 2020 Continuing Student Registration:

CASAS Testing and Registration (4 days a week)

November 25th, 2019-December 19th, 2019
Spring 2020 One Stop Student Service Days:

New Student CASAS Testing and Registration (4 days a week)

December 9th, 2019-January 10th, 2020
Martin Luther King Jr., Day (University Closed) January 20th, 2020
Spring 2020 Classes Begin January 21st, 2020
Late Registration and Add/Drop January 21st, 2020-January 23rd, 2020
President’s Day (University Closed) February 17th, 2020
Classes Resume February 18th, 2020
Founder’s Day February 20th, 2020
Spring Break (Classes Suspended) March 9th, – March 13th, 2020
Classes Resume March 16th, 2020
Emancipation Day (University Closed) April 16th, 2020
Classes Resume April 20th, 2020
Spring 2020 Semester Ends May 12th, 2020
Grades Due to Campus Directors (One week following the last class, refer to Grade Submissions Schedule)
Certification Exam Testing (Refer to the Certification Exam Schedule)
Academic Calendar – Summer 2020
Summer 2020 Continuing Student Registration:

CASAS Testing and Registration (4 days a week)

April 20th, 2020 – May 7th, 2020
Summer 2020 One Stop Student Service Days:

 New Student CASAS Testing and Registration (4 days a week)

April 27th, 2020 – May 14th, 2020
Memorial Day Observance (University Closed) May 25th, 2020
Summer 2019 Classes Begin May 26th, 2020
Late Registration and Add/Drop May 26th, 2020-May 28th, 2020
Celebration of Excellence June 6th, 2020
Independence Day (University Closed) July 3rd, 2020
Classes Resume July 6th, 2020
Summer 2020 Semester Ends August 6th, 2020
Grades Due to Campus Directors (One week following the last class, refer to Grade Submissions Schedule)
Certification Exam Testing (Refer to the Certification Exam Schedule)
Academic Calendar – Fall 2020
Fall 2020 Continuing Student Registration:

CASAS Testing and Registration (4 days a week)

August 3rd, 2020 – August 13th, 2020
Fall 2020 One Stop Student Service Days:

New Student CASAS Testing and Registration (4 days a week)

July 28th, 2020-August 13th, 2020
Labor Day (University Closed) September 7th, 2020
Fall 2019 Classes Begin September 14th, 2020
Late Registration and Add/Drop September 14th, 2020-September 19th, 2020
Opening Convocation September 17th, 2020
Columbus Day (University Closed) October 12th, 2020
Classes Resume October 13th, 2020
Veteran’s Day (University Closed) November 11th, 2020
Classes Resume November 12th, 2020
Thanksgiving Day (University Closed) November 26th, -November 27th, 2020
Classes Resume November 30th, 2020
Fall 2020 Semester Ends December 17th, 2020
Christmas Holiday (University Closed) December 25th, 2020-January 3rd, 2020
Grades Due to Campus Directors (One week following the last class, refer to Grade Submissions Schedule)
Certification Exam Testing (Refer to the Certification Exam Schedule)