Washington Center

Student Life

Contact & Office Hours

4th Floor Residential Life Office (Room 413): (202) 974-6216

Emergency Phone Line: (202) 974-6233

The emergency phone line is operational 24-hours a day for emergency purposes only. Please call this number if you have any issue that needs immediate attention (i.e. flooding, safety concern, etc). 

Please refrain from calling the emergency phone line for routine inquiries that can be made during normal office hours.

Office Hours and Closures

  • Monday-Friday: 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Closed on University Holidays and other posted events
  • Note: Office hours are adjusted during summer terms


The Residential Life Office supports the University of California's mission by fostering co-curricular opportunities and providing quality facilities and services that enhance student growth and development in a residential living/learning environment.


All members of the University of California, Washington Center’s Residential Life Office are dedicated to student-centered programs, services, and interactions. We are committed to continuous learning. Our operating style is transparent and responsive to students' needs and interests through partnerships with students, families, faculty, staff, alumni, and guests.

The Residential Life Office endeavors to provide a safe, secure, healthy, clean, and well-maintained environment that supports learning beyond the traditional classroom boundaries. As a result of living at the Washington Center, students will further develop academic skills, leadership skills, professional aptitude, personal skills, civic and community responsibility, and an understanding and appreciation of human differences.

Residential Life Staff

Background and contact information for the UC Washington Center Residential Life staff.

Residential Life Handbook

What you need to know about living in the UC Washington Center.


Information about the student apartments at the UC Washington Center.

Residential Orientation

Schedule and details for upcoming orientations. 

Conduct Process

Information about the conduct processes that occur here at the UC Washington Center.

Safety & Security

What you need to know to be safe in the UC Washington Center and around Washington, DC.

Forms & Documents

Downloadable forms and documents that you may need during your stay here.

Frequently Asked Questions

Still have questions? The answers may be located here.