UCDC Consortium-Center for International Relations and Politics - Carnegie Mellon University

UCDC Consortium

Carnegie Mellon University is a member of the University of California Washington Center (UCDC) consortium of schools. As a partner in the consortium, CMU/WSP students will have the opportunity to participate in any of the partner schools’ elective courses. This provides a wide range of courses from which to choose and allows students to interact with students from other universities.    

Partner Schools

Several University of California campuses as well as a number of guest campuses participate in the consortium:


Participating UC campuses:

  • UC Berkeley
  • UC Davis
  • UC Irvine
  • UCLA
  • UC Merced
  • UC Riverside
  • UC San Diego
  • UC Santa Barbara
  • UC Santa Cruz


Guest campuses:

  • Carnegie Mellon University Washington Semester Program (CMU/WSP)
  • The University of Notre Dame Washington Program
  • University of Michigan Washington, D.C. Fall and Winter Semester Internship Program
  • University of Pennsylvania Washington Semester Program


The University of California Washington Center (UCDC) is located at 1608 Rhode Island Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, 20036. The building is situated in a safe neighborhood near DuPont Circle and is walking distance to many major landmarks and internship sites. The 11-story building has 24-hour security and houses approximately 230 students from the consortium of schools.

UCDC front

UCDC map
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