Office of the Registrar


Notice to Students about Financial Obligations – Fall 2017


Dear Students:

First, let my team and I extend another welcome to all our students.  We are working to provide you timely and accurate information to ensure your continued success at the University of the District of Columbia.  To that end, we need to make you aware of some very important items regarding your financial obligations:

  1. If you are receiving financial aid (Loans and Grants), please make sure you have checked your UDC email account for information pertaining to your aid;
  2. Please accept all aid awarded to you, per your need to ensure that you are able to cover the cost of attendance for this semester;
  3. Also, please make sure that while you are attending your classes, that your professors/instructors are recording your attendance per the class meeting times; and,
  4. The University has decided to remove students from classes  who fall into the following categories by September 26, 2017:

– Attendance not verified
– Remaining balance is above $1,500.00

In addition, here are additional informational items:

  1. If you are removed from your classes and would like to re-enroll, you will have from Wednesday, September 27th until close of business Tuesday, October 3, 2017, to complete that process.
  2. To re-enroll, you must be get approval from the AVP of Enrollment and be able to pay 80% of your remaining balance at the time of your re-enrollment.
  3. If you have not paid your balance for fall 2017 by November 1, 2017, you will not be able to register for spring 2018 classes.

If you have any questions about the information enumerated above, you may visit the following offices:

To re-enroll:

You must be get approval from the AVP of Enrollment and be able to pay 80% of your remaining balance at the time of your re-enrollment.

Financial Aid Applicants:  Visit with the Office of Financial Aid (Flagship Campus Bldg. 39, Suite A-111 or Community College, 801 North Capital St., 3rd FL).

Payments:  Visit the Cashier’s Office (Cashier’s Office, Bldg. 39, Level 2) to make payment in full.

Dwight B. Sanchez
Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management
Director of Undergraduate Recruitment and Admissions
University of the District of Columbia

The Office of the Registrar at the University of the District of Columbia provides timely and courteous Service to University students, the University community and outside agencies. The Office is responsible for consistently implementing District, Federal, and University policies and procedures, adhering to the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) guidelines, maintaining institutional credibility through the proper maintenance of student biographic and academic records, and certifying students for graduation. Services provided by the Registrar’s Office include registration and scheduling adjustments, transcript maintenance and appropriate distribution, enrollment and veteran’s certification, student records management, and dissemination and maintenance of all student demographic data and directories.


Registration information and other relevant announcements are published in the Course Guide for each semester or term and is available on the University’s website at Any questions about course offerings, should be addressed with the school of that particular course.

***The Online Course Guide can be found by clicking here.***
**Students should check online for the most up-to-date room locations**


Required textbook information for University courses is available on the University’s web site at

Student Identification Cards

New students are issued an identification card at the time of their initial registration. This ID card is required for access to all University services and must be presented on request to University security personnel in University buildings.  Replacement ID cards are available upon payment of the requisite fee and proof of registration for the current academic term. The Office of Public Safety issues Student Identification Cards.

Course Load Limitations

In applying the course load limitations, the University counts audited courses as a part of the student’s course load. However, for regulations that require full-time status, audited courses are not counted as part of the course load.


Students who wish to audit a course must have approval from the appropriate instructor or department chairperson. A grade assigned by the instructor for a student auditing a course is “AU.”

Updating Personal Information

All changes to your personal information must be made in writing and in person at the Office of the Registrar, Bldg. 39, Suite A-135. If you are requesting a change of address, name, social security number or birth date, you must bring an original copy of the following: birth certificate, court order, marriage certificate, social security card, passport, lease, certified state tax form, etc. verifying the appropriate information at the time your request is made.

All changes to your personal information are handled by the academic unit to which you report.

Policy on Student Residency Classification for Admissions and Tuition Purposes

Download policy to review.

Admission Deadlines

Application Priority Deadlines

Term US Students International Students
Fall May 15 Apr 15
Spring Oct 15 Sep 15
Summer Apr 15 Mar 15
No Graduate admissions for Summer term

Explanation of Admission Deadlines