The University of the District of Columbia Community College strives to meet the needs of all students in all areas of academic and extracurricular life. However, if you are experiencing problems, please don’t hesitate to let someone know. We will work to review your problem/concern and to help you find avenues for resolution. Procedures have been developed to fairly address your concerns. Please use one of the forms below to communicate with us.
Student Complaint/Grievance Form | Grade Appeal Process | Discrimination/Harassment
Dates to Remember
The Academic Calendar is available online to make sure you don't miss an important date.
Academic Advising for Current Students
Current students who have declared a major will be advised by their academic department.
Current students who have not declared a major will be advised by the Student Success Team. The Student Success Team is located in Building 41, Suite A-01.
The Career Services Center supports the strategic mission of the Community College by providing career related services to students, faculty/staff, and employer/community partners that encourages a culture of active and collaborative involvement in the career development process.
The Career Services Center provides students four broad categories of career related services to include career resources, career education, career networking, and career counseling.
Important Information and Services
The following information and services are available to all students enrolled at the University of the District of Columbia, Community College. If students have any questions about the information below, please contact the Student Success Center at 202.274.5800.
- Activate Your Email Account
Activate your student email address by visiting the Office of Information Technology in Building 41, Room 316. You can also use any computer on campus and Visit Email services to activate your email account
- Inclement Weather College Status Updates
Information regarding college status during inclement weather will be posted to the UDC-CC homepage as well as to our Facebook page. The college's status will also be updated on the University of the District of Columbia's main number, which is 202.274.5000. Be sure to also sign up for DC Alerts to get notices immediately on your mobile phone, pager or email when changes are announced.
- Free Tutoring Services
Free one-on-one tutoring in any subject is available at the Peace Fellowship Church (in partnership with the Academy of Hope) at 4339 Hunt Place, NE, Washington, DC, on Mondays from 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Phone: 202-247-7904. Website: www.peace-dc.org. View the Free Tutoring Services flyer.
- CDC is on Facebook!
Stay up-to-date on college events, news and information. Become a fan of our Facebook page now!
Financial Aid Information
Students interested in receiving federal student financial aid in the form of scholarships, loans and/or grants must file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online. It is important that students apply for financial aid as soon as possible even if they do not know all of the institutions to which they plan to apply for admissions. Additional colleges can be added to the FAFSA later. More Info »
Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, Beta Upsilon Sigma Chapter
Since December 2010, UDC-CC inducted 34 students into its newly-established chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. To be eligible to join the honor society, students must have obtained 12 credits at either UDC or UDC-CC and maintain a GPA of 3.5 or higher. The purpose of Phi Theta Kappa is to recognize and encourage scholarship among two-year college students. It achieves this by recognizing and encouraging academic achievement of two-year college students and providing opportunities for individual growth and development through participation in honors, leadership, service and fellowship programming.
View the PTK Honor Society page for more information.
UDC-CC Student Government Association
In December 2010, UDC-CC held elections for its first student government association. The UDC-CC SGA was established to serve the collective interests of UDC-CC students, to enhance the quality of life of the student body, to help fellow students attain their goals and aspirations, to enrich the campus community, to promote cooperation and communication between the students, faculty and the administration, to encourage unity among UDC-CC students by advancing the quality of academic and social life, and to provide a form of government for and by the students. Further, students will be looking outside the walls of UDC-CC to engage the broader community in issues that pertain to higher education in the District of Columbia.
View the UDC-CC SGA page for more information.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. I would like to transfer to the University of the District of Columbia, Community College from UDC. What do I need to do?
A. Students who would like to transfer to the Community College from the University should first meet with their academic advisor to ensure that it is allowed based on their completed coursework to date. After receiving approval from their academic advisor, students should visit the Office of the Registrar in Building 39, Room A-08 for a form. This form needs to be signed by the student's current department chair at UDC and the department chair of the program the student would like to enroll in at the Community College. Bring the completed form back to the Office of the Registrar to complete the transfer process. Feel free to visit the Student Success Center in Building 41, Suite A-01 for personal attention and help through the process of transferring to the Community College.
Q. What is the ACCUPLACER Test and how do I take it?
The ACCUPLACER Test is a placement test used by the Community College to determine your skill levels in reading, English and mathematics. Your scores are used to determine the appropriate course(s) for you. All students admitted to the Community College, students whose primary language is not English, and students who have not received a passing grade in one college level mathematics and one college level English course are required to take the computerized ACCUPLACER Test prior to meeting with an academic advisor and registering for courses.
If you have not taken the ACCUPLACER Test, please contact the Office of Placement Testing in Building 38, Room A-18 or call 202.274.6063 or visit the Student Success Center in Building 41, Room A-01 or call 202.274.5800 to schedule your test.
You must present proper identification at the time of the test. You must present proper identification at the time of the test.
Your test score results will be available upon completion of the test.
There is no charge to take the test. Find Out More »
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