Parent/Family Travel Information

Students and families traveling far distances to come to orientation may find researching Washington, DC hotels helpful. Please see links below for a few hotels near the University of the District of Columbia Van Ness Campus. For directions to campus, please review UDC’s campus map.

PLEASE NOTE: If you are traveling by car, you will receive one complimentary discounted parking pass to park in the University garage.

Days Inn

Omni Shoreham Hotel

Marriott-Wardman Park Hotel

Embassy Suites-Washington, DC

Marriott-Chevy Chase Hotel

Directions By Metro Rail

Directions By Metro Bus
The following bus routes go to UDC:

Directions By Car
From Maryland:
Take I-495 beltway exit 33 MD-185 s Connecticut Ave towards Chevy Chase continue around roundabout take 4th exit continue on Connecticut Ave then turn right on Van Ness 4.6 miles

From Virgina:
Take I-295 North towards DC take 14th Street bridge turn left on I Street then turn right on Connecticut Ave continue on Connecticut Ave then turn left on Van Ness 3.9 miles

If you have any questions regarding orientation, please contact Ms. Sharleeta Dunlap, Student Orientation Coordinator, at sharleeta.dunlap@udc.edu or by calling 202.274.6604.

Parent and Family Program

Building 38, Room A-12
202.274.6604
sharleeta.dunlap@udc.edu