Housing Information

UC Washington Center

Welcome you to your new home away from home at the UC Washington Center in DC! We are thrilled to have you joining us here and are excited for the adventures and experiences that await you in our nation's capital.

As you settle into your new surroundings, please know that we are here to support you as you navigate this exciting chapter of your academic journey. The UC Washington Center is more than just a place to lay your head at night – it's a vibrant community of students, faculty, and staff from all corners of the UC system and beyond.

The UC Washington Center is fully equipped with all the amenities you need, from comfortable living spaces to cutting-edge classroom technology and resources. The amenities include:

  • Fully furnished apartments:
    • 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath
    • Fully equipped kitchen
    • Living room
  • Maintenance services
  • High-speed internet
  • Fitness center with elliptical, treadmills and weights.
  • Computer lab
  • Laundry rooms
  • Check out items such as baking supplies, DVDs, a DVD player, shopping carts, etc.
  • Recreation room

Prior to move-in, students will sign and submit a housing contract, a legally binding document, which will secure their spot in the program. 

Life at the UC Washington Center

Review the UCDC Residential Life Handbook to learn more about the following:


1608 Rhode Island Ave., NW
Washington, D.C.,20036
Phone: (202) 974-6200

Mailing/Shipping Information

You can only have items shipped to the Center three days before you arrive. Your address is: Your Name, 1608 Rhode Island Ave NW Apt #New Resident, Washington, DC 20036

You will have to provide your own bedding, so you may want to have these items shipped early to arrive at the center for the day you get there. 

Nearby Locations and Services

Monuments and Sites: National Mall, White House, DuPont Circle, National Geographic Museum

Metro Stations: Farragut North, Farragut West, DuPont Circle

Gym: For additional fitness services, you can visit the nearby Washington Sports Club location. Washington Sports Clubs is a local chain of gyms that offer personal training, weight rooms, various fitness classes, and convenient locations in the D.C., Maryland, and Virginia areas. You can find more information on their website.

The nearest location is: 1211 Connecticut Avenue, Washington, D.C. 20036