Welcome to External Relations

Located in Washington, D.C., the University of the District of Columbia currently serves thousands of students from all across the globe. It is the only public institution of higher education in the District of Columbia, offering dozens of academic, workforce, and professional programs. The University embraces its recognition as the country’s only urban land-grant institution and serves the local community through its various outreach and extension initiatives.

To ensure the University is fully utilizing its unique position as the only public institution of higher education in our nation’s capital, the University’s Office of External Relations is focused on keeping our local and federal officials informed and engaged, creating new opportunities for University students and faculty, and connecting with local organizations to make certain the institution is serving our communities well.

Contact Us

Annie Whatley
Assistant Vice President, External Relations
University of the District of Columbia
4200 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 301-N
Washington, DC 20008
202.274.6107 (Office)
202.658.8234 (Mobile)

Juanita D. Gray, M.S.ED.
Director, Community Engagement
4200 Connecticut Ave. NW
Washington, DC, 20008
202.274.5436 – Office
202.536.9605 – Cell