Application Process and Timeline

Students who want to attend UCDC should apply to the program the semester prior to the one they want to be in DC.  Applications for Fall participation are due in late February and applications for Spring participation are due in late September.  It is highly recommended that students plan for their UCDC semester early in their academic careers by meeting with a College or major advisor to discuss how UCDC fits into their academic plan.  Fill out the UCDC Interest Form to receive timely information about UCDC, such as deadlines, internships, and fellowships.  

The link to the current online application form can be found under the Instructions tab.

Application Timeline for the Fall 2021 UCDC Program

Info Sessions (online)• Thursday, January 21, 1-2pm
• Wednesday, January 27, 11am-noon
• Thursday, February 4, 3-4pm
• Tuesday, February 9, 10-11am
Applications Due Thursday, February 25, 11:59PM
Interviews will be scheduled byMonday, March 8
Interviews will be conducted The week of March 15
Notification of Acceptance into the ProgramAfter April 15, 2021*
Student Commitment DeadlineApril 23, 2021*
Student Cohort MeetingMay 4, 2021 4-5:30pm
Zoom Orientation SeriesMondays 4-5pm, summer online dates TBA
Start of Fall 21 UCDC semesterAugust 22, 2021 (move in UC Wash Center Aug 21-22**)

*These dates are contingent on a decision about in-person programming resuming in Washington DC for the fall 2021 UCDC program. The decision will be made by the UC Office of the President with a target date of April 15th.

**If in-person program.