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, CMUWSP 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
  • 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
  • Washington University in St. Louis Washington, D.C. 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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