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Course Design Spa

A virtual version of the library's course design spa. Rejuvenate your course and yourself!

Center for the Advancement of Learning (CAL)

undefinedThe Center for the Advancement of Learning (CAL) offers a diverse range of services, programs, and professional development activities to advance teaching and learning. CAL helps to promote a learner-centered culture that values and rewards inclusive, innovative, and effective instruction and course design.

CAL also hosts and provides support services and training for Blackboard.


Phone: 202-274-6628

Learning Resources Division

The Learning Resources Division provides numerous services to faculty and students. Our goal is to support the University's research, information literacy, and library instruction needs. The library provides online access to over 200 databases, a shared catalog with the Washington Research Library Consortium, and research support services such as reference assistance, research guides, and information literacy skill-building. Our librarians are available to provide one-shot and embedded library instruction to all courses. LRD is also available for faculty research support.


Phone: 202-274-5104

Student Achievement Center

The Student Achievement Center (SA Center) offers an array of services designed to strengthen students’ skills and abilities in areas critical to college success. Services include face-to-face and online peer tutoring in writing (all content areas) and foreign language (as tutors are available); help with study skills; oral communications/presentations; critical reading and thinking; and a calculator lending service. The SA Center also conducts on-site/in-class workshops for students on academically related topics and refers students to specialized tutoring that may be available in other departments.


Phone: 202-274-5938

Accessibility Resource Center

The University is committed to providing equal and integrated access for individuals with disabilities to all the academic, social, cultural, and recreational programs it offers. We work with students to ensure access to every opportunity for learning and personal growth so that students with disabilities may participate as fully as possible in campus life.

Some of the services offered are:

  • Adaptive/Assistive Technology
  • Interpreting Services
  • Lab/Library Assistance
  • Letters to Professors
  • Note-taking Support
  • Scribing
  • Priority Registration
  • Test Accommodations
  • Reading Services
  • Learning Disability Tutoring

Phone: 202-274-6417

Counseling and Wellness Center

undefinedThe Counseling and Wellness Center is available to promote psychological well-being that helps students reach their academic, personal, and relational goals. They will work with you to help address any issue that may be interfering with your students’ well-being or success.  All counseling services are provided by trained professionals and are fully confidential.

Scope of Services

  • Consultations, individual and group therapy, referrals, and assessment
  • Prevention and emergency/crisis intervention
  • Outreach initiatives (workshops, programs, events, etc.)
  • Faculty/staff consultations
  • The Counseling Center is also a training site for Psychiatric Residents and Pre-Doctoral Students

Email: (Dr. Serena Butler-Johnson, Assistant Vice President for Student Wellness)

Phone: 202-274-6000

Career Services

undefinedThe Office of Career Services’ mission is to prepare undergraduate and graduate students as well as alumni for career success through career planning, career readiness, and career opportunities services in partnership with employers/recruiters and faculty and staff to empower them to become transformative leaders in the workforce, government, nonprofit sectors and beyond.

Services for Faculty

  • Request Career Workshops
  • Post On-Campus Employment Jobs and Internships
  • Coordinate Employment Info Sessions and Interview Sessions
  • Refer Students and Alumni to Our Career Services

Services for Students

  • Plan Your Career with Exploration Assessments & Career Counseling
  • Develop Your Resume, Cover Letter, & Interview Skills
  • Apply For Jobs, Internships, & Other Positions
  • Register for Employment Events and Career Workshops


Phone: 202-274-6920

Office of Military and Veteran Student Services

The University of the District of Columbia (UDC) is proud to be the only public Service Members Opportunity College (S.O.C.) in the nation’s Capital. Our commitment to supporting our military is well-aligned with our mission to develop and support public service leaders. Veterans Affairs provides support services and information specifically for our veteran and active-duty students.

Email: (Sequoyah D. Adebayo, MSA - Director of Veterans Affairs)

Phone: 202-274-6221 (Van Ness), 202-295-7842 (Cell)      

The Center for Diversity, Inclusion & Multicultural Affairs (CDIMA)

undefinedThe Center for Diversity, Inclusion & Multicultural Affairs (CDIMA) is dedicated to promoting social justice through the development of cocurricular programs and educational activities that enhance the personal development, success, and collegiate experience for historically marginalized students at the University of the District of Columbia (UDC). It is committed to fostering an equitable and inclusive campus culture that intentionally values the personal, intellectual & academic growth of all students while prioritizing the experiences of international, undocumented, LGBTQ and 1st-generation UDC students. The CDIMA strives to provide programmatic efforts, experiential learning opportunities, and resources necessary for students to transform their thinking and enhance their knowledge and competency in a variety of cultural contexts.

Email: (Trinice McNally, Founding Director)