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Fall Orientation

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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.

New 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 to UDC-Flag Ship (Van Ness Campus) are required to attend New Student Orientation. It is an important first step in your journey to success at UDC.

We hope this site will be your road map to a successful transition to the University. It is filled with important information about NSO activities and the University, including important links and phone numbers.  We look forward to meeting you soon!

PLEASE NOTE: This orientation is for UDC-Flagship (Van Ness Campus) students. If you have been admitted to UDC Community College, please click the button above for information about their orientation. You may also send an e-mail to with your Name, Student ID #, and put "orientation" in the subject line.

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

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

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.

Click here to RSVP

Transfer/Transition 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 - 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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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

Office of Admissions
Counseling Center
Disability Resource Center
International Students
University Police
Other Questions