New Student Orientation!

 Welcome and congratulations on your acceptance to the University of the District of Columbia.

Student Orientation serves as a formal introduction to the Firebird Nation, and provides tips and information you will need to know about campus as a new Firebird.

Attendance is mandatory for all new and readmitted undergraduate students. If you do not attend the Student Orientation, you will not be allowed to register for classes.

Advisement and Registration for Fall 2020 Student Orientation will open July 1, 2020. To complete online registration, you will need your N number (student identification number), which is located on your acceptance letter. 

A detailed agenda will be provided.

Undergraduate Admissions Counselors

Firebirds We are Available to Serve You Remotely!

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the University is closed to in-person visits until further notice.  You may email the Office of Admission udcadmissions@udc.edu  at  or leave a voice mail message on 202.274.6155.  Please be sure to include your full name and student id number with your inquiry.  You can expect a reply to your email or a return call within 1 to 2 business days.  We thank you in advance for your patience.

New Freshmen


New Transfers Students/ Non-Degree Seekers

Undergraduate New International Students

Undergraduate Re-Admitted

All Financial Aid Questions

  • finaid@udc.edu


Student Orientation Group Shot

What to Do before Orientation

STEP 1 – Confirmation of Enrollment
STEP 2 – Submit Final Transcripts
STEP 3 – Submit Health Forms
STEP 4 – Apply for Residency Status (if applicable)
Please click this link to learn more.

Student Ambassadors

Student Life – How to Get Involved!

If you want the total college experience, you need to get involved! There are plenty of clubs, organizations, activities, and events waiting just for YOU!

Click HERE for more information.

Mason at Student Orientation

Parent & Family Program

Sending a child to college has an impact on the entire family. It’s our goal to provide you with the resources and support that you need to help your student succeed. Check out our Parent Corner for more information.

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