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The University of California extends its mission of service, teaching and research to the nation's capital. The UC Washington Center (UCDC) is a multi-campus residential, instructional and research center that provides students and faculty from the University of California with opportunities to study, research, work, and live within Washington’s rich cultural, political and international heritage. The program is housed in an 11-story building in a lively neighborhood a short walk from the White House with room for more than 270 students. 

The UCDC Program

UCDC is an academic program that allows students to continue their studies and gain valuable on-the-job experience. Open to all majors, Washington, DC hosts extraordinary internship opportunities in every field. For more information, please visit

Undergraduate Contact

Below is a list of people and their roles and responsibilities for supporting undergraduate students within the History Department. 

Undergraduate Advisor

Robert Lopez
Phone: (858) 534-8940
Office: Ridge Walk Academic Complex, A&H Building, 0856

Monday 8:30am - 1:00pm
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 7:00am - 3:30pm

Monday 8:30am - 11:30am (In-person)
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 8:30am - 11:30am & 12:30pm - 3:30pm (Remote via Zoom)

Available by appointment please use the link below to sign up for a virtual zoom Make an Appointment

  • All processes & paperwork start here
  • Petitions 
  • Department Stamp
  • Major/Minor Questions
  • Special Studies Enrollment
  • Scheduling
  • Study Abroad Process