Winter Class of 2020/Spring Class of 2021

Greetings Graduates and Future Graduates of Fall 2020 and Spring 2021!

I wanted to provide you all a few updates as we make our way to Virtual Commencement!


Point of Contact:

Students can contact Melinda Jennings – Graduating Class Advisor at, 202.274.6823, text her at 202.329-4211.

Graduating Class Meeting for the Class of 2021

Next Meeting:

Graduating Seniors Class Meeting - March 11, 2021 @ 4pmGraduating Class Meeting

March 11, 2021

4:00 pm


Password: udcgrad2021





Here is a recording of the meeting if you missed the meeting on Dec. 16th.

Career Services First Destination Survey:

Complete your survey with the link below.

Contact the Office of Career Services by calling 202.274.6920 or emailing us at If you are still looking for a job or internship we highly suggest coming in for an appointment, our services are open for current students and alumni up to 2 years after graduation.

Senior Class Pictures with Earl Howard Studios:

Earl Howard Studios is the official photographer of the University of the District of Columbia. Earl Howard will isolate the weeks of March 8th  and April 5th for UDC students to come by and take pictures. Students can also schedule appointments on their own time by calling the store directly. There is a $20 sitting fee and the studio will provide prop regalia and degree cover to take photos. You are also free to procure your own photographer if you do not want to use Earl Howard.

Earl Howard UDC DAYS:

March 8th-12th

April 5th-9th

Regalia/Cap and Gown

The Herff Jones website is now open to purchase your cap and gown. If you would like to purchase as a keepsake or even to wear as you watch your ceremony, you will have until March 25th to do so. Herff Jones is your one-stop shop for regalia, class rings, and announcements. Please note, your purchased items will be delivered directly to you, not the University. The University is not responsible for any shipping or receiving of your items. Please ctrl-click the link below to visit the website.


Your one-stop-shop for all your graduation needs


Cap & Gown Sale


February 23, 2021




For best prices order by March 25, 2021

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

Nakia Pugh, Associate Registrar

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,