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Fall Orientation

Community College Admitted Students
New Students, Graduate, Readmits

If you are transitioning from UDC-CC, please use the button for Van Ness Campus to RSVP.

Student Orientation - Fall 2014

Welcome New Firebird!

Congratulations on your admission to the University of the District of Columbia! (UDC)  We are excited that you are joining us for the Fall 2014 semester! All newly admitted students are required to attend New Student Orientation. It is an important first step in your journey to success at UDC.

During New Student Orientation, you will learn about programs, services, and support that UDC has to offer students. You will meet classmates, faculty, staff, and University leaders. Whether you are a first time student, transfer or readmitted student, you will learn strategies for adapting to college life here at UDC. In addition, you will have the opportunity to receive advising from the Academic Advising Center and/or your academic program or department. You should leave with a plan of study that reflects your interests and ensures your graduation in a timely manner.

Accommodations: If you will need accommodations while visiting UDC or while matriculating towards your degree, please contact the Disability Resource Center (DRC) for any assistance. Building 44, Room A-39, Phone: 202.274.6417,, Fax: 202.274.5375, TTY: 202.274.5579

PLEASE NOTE: This orientation is for UDC-Flagship students. If you are a UDC-Community College student, do not attend this orientation. Please send an e-mail to with your Student ID# and put "Orientation" in the subject line. You will be contacted by one of the Student Success Specialists regarding orientation for UDC-CC students.

Orientation Schedule

Location:  Building 41, A03
Time: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm


Readmit Students - You previously were enrolled at UDC as a degree-seeking student

You have not been enrolled in UDC courses for two or more subsequent semesters (excluding summer) for any reason.

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Transfer/Transition (UDC-CC) Students -

You are a Transfer Student if… 
You have completed high school and are currently attending or have ever attended another college or university (either inside or outside the U.S.). 

You are a Transition Student (UDC-CC) if
You were enrolled in UDC-CC and are transitioning to the Van Ness Campus (Flagship) to pursue a Bachelor's Degree. or You have graduated from UDC-CC (have not had 2 or more concurrent semesters of non-matriculation) and are transitioning to the Van Ness Campus (Flagship) to pursue a Bachelor's Degree.

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First Time in College Students - You have completed high school but have not attended any other college or university (either inside or outside the U.S.).

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Please plan to be on campus the entire day, dress comfortably, and wear walking shoes. If you have any questions about orientation, please contact us at 202.274.5354 or

Best regards,

The New Student Orientation Committee

New Student Orientation

phone 202.274.5354

Information & Important Links
Confirmation of Enrollment Form
Course Catalog
Schedule of Classes
Tuition & Fee Schedule
Student Health Insurance

Important Numbers

Admissions Hotline
Disability Resource Center
International Students
University Police
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