Washington Center

Contact Information

The Facility

University of California

Washington Center

1608 Rhode Island Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20036


Washington Center Telephone: 202-974-6200

Washington Center Fax: 202-974-6250

All telephone numbers for the University of California, Washington Center (UCDC) are in the 202 area code.


Getting to the UC Washington Center

The UC Washington Center is located on Rhode Island Avenue between 16th and 17th Streets.

 Metro: The Center can be reached via Metro on the Red or Orange/Blue lines. It is approximately three blocks north up 17th Street (about a ten-minute walk) from the Farragut North Metro station on the Red line or Farragut West on the Orange/Blue line. It is approximately 3 blocks southeast down Massachusetts Avenue (about a fifteen minute walk) from the Dupont Circle Metro station on the Red line.

 Driving: For driving directions to the Center at 1608 Rhode Island Avenue, NW, please click here.

 Parking: There is street and garage parking nearby. Also, there are covered garages in the surrounding blocks on M Street and 17th Street. Nearby hotels such as the Beacon HotelCourtyard Washington Embassy RowThe Dupont Circle HotelThe Churchill Hotel near Embassy Row, and The Jefferson provide valet parking to their guests.

Emergency Residential Services Duty Line

Telephone: 202-415-9275

Programs at UCDC

See individual program for specific contact information.

Building Services

Place a work order.

For other building-related questions or issues, e-mail the Building Manager: mac.hamlett@ucdc.edu or call: 202-974-6365.

Business Services

Telephone: 202-974-6200

Residence Life

Telephone: 202-974-6216

Security Desk

Telephone: 202-974-6233

Tech Support

IT Service Order

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