Washington Center

Programs in DC

The Washington Center (UCDC) is home to the University of California's Washington DC-based system-wide academic program as well as multi-campus research units (MRUs) and other business and operations offices of the University. In addition, it is host to a number of other academic and research programs for other higher education institutions. Below is a listing of these programs.

UC Washington Center Academic Program

UCDC System-wide Academic Program

Helen Shapiro, Washington Center Executive Director
Washington Center main number: (202) 974-6200

UC Berkeley

On Campus Coordinator: Marcia Condon (510) 642-9102

UC Davis

On Campus Coordinator: Cheryl Purifoy (530) 752-6652

UC Irvine

On Campus Coordinator: Sharon Parks (949) 824-5400


On Campus Coordinator: Carol Wald (310) 206-3109

UC Merced

On Campus Coordinator: Felicia Bautista (209) 228-4686

UC Riverside

On Campus Coordinator: Kathleen Sawa (951) 827-2634

UC San Diego

On Campus Coordinator: Daniel Carrillo (858) 534-4366

UC Santa Barbara

On Campus Coordinator: Jacob LaViolet (805) 893-3090

UC Santa Cruz

On Campus Coordinator: Marianna Santana (831) 502-7307

UCDC Law Program

Director: Nicole Lehtman
Washington, DC main number: (202) 974-6392


Other Academic Programs at the UC Washington Center

University of Notre Dame Washington Program

Executive Director: Thomas Kellenberg
Washington, DC main number: (202) 974-6382

University of Michigan Washington, D.C. Fall and Winter Semester Internship Program

Program Manager: Margaret Howard
Washington, DC main number: (202) 746-0159

University of Pennsylvania Washington Semester Program

Director: Deirdre Martinez
Program contact number: (215) 900-5299

University of San Francisco in Washington DC

Faculty Director: Ken Goldstein
Program contact number: (415) 422-5662



Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH)

Keith Martin, Executive Director
Washington, DC main number: (202) 974-6363

Forum for Collaborative HIV Research

Veronica Miller, Executive Director
Washington, DC main number: (202) 833-4617

Inter-University Program for Latino Research (IUPLR)

Olga Herrera, National Coordinator
Washington, DC main number: (202) 974-6282


Business & Operations

University of California, Office of Federal Governmental Relations (FGR)
FGR main number (202) 974-6300
Student Press Law Center
SPLC main number: (202) 785-5450