Fall Class of 2021/Spring Class of 2022

Greetings Graduates and Future Graduates of Fall 2021 and Spring 2022!

Commencement 2022

The University is pleased to announce that they are resuming in-person Commencement in Spring 2022. The participants of the Commencement Exercises are comprised of Summer and Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 semesters. We have one Commencement ceremony for all students graduating in those semesters. Commencement is the ceremony, graduation is the completion of your required credits and passing grades. Per your academic calendar, Commencement is scheduled for Saturday, May 14th at 10:00 am.

Point of Contact:

Students can contact Melinda Jennings – Graduating Class Advisor at melinda.jennings@udc.edu, 202.274.6823, text her at 202.329-4211.

Graduating Class Meetings for the Class of 2021/2022

All meetings start at 5 p.m.

Wednesday, January 12, 2022


Password: Grad2022

Wednesday, February 9, 2022


Password: Grad2022

Wednesday, March 16, 2022


Password: Grad2022

Wednesday, April 13, 2022


Password: Grad2022

Wednesday, May 4, 2022


Password: Grad2022

Deadline to Apply for Graduation

Fall Degrees: September 7, 2021

Spring Degrees: January 21, 2022

You may apply to graduate using your myUDC portal or by visiting the Registrar on campus; Bldg 39 A-Level, Rm 135.

Senior Class Pictures with Earl Howard Studios:

Earl Howard Studios is the University’s photographer. They will be on campus throughout the spring semester as an option for graduates to take pictures or you can schedule on your own time. Pictures are an out-of-pocket, optional expense. You do not have to use this photographer, but the University offers this option as a courtesy. You may review the package options and schedule appointments at www.earlhowardstudios.com

Regalia/Cap and Gown


Student Resources


  • Enrollment Verification Requests
  • Academic Transcript Requests
  • Change of Address
  • Name Change
  • Process Graduation Applications
  • FERPA Release Submission
  • Change of major



*202.274.6200 (Discontinued During Emergency Telework Period)

Tiffany Cooper, Registrar tecooper@udc.edu

Nakia Pugh, Associate Registrar nakia.pugh@udc.edu

Student Accounts 

  • Payment Plan
  • Administer Student Refunds
  • Removes Health Insurance Waiver
  • Removes Follett All Access Fee
  • Issues Student Billing Statements
  • Third-Party Agency Billing



David Garnett, dgarnett@udc.edu