Registration Information

Lottery Information

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Lottery Drawing

Friday, August 16th – 1:00pm 

Harvard Street Campus Auditorium (1100 Harvard Street NW)
You do not have to be present to win

Lottery Results

Starting Friday, August 16th – 3:00pm

  • Click the links above OR
  • Visit the Harvard Street Campus (1100 Harvard Street NW)


Next Steps for Lottery Applicants

Lottery Winners

If you win the lottery, come to the Harvard Street Campus on one of these dates to register for your class.

Please bring:

  • Your approved proof of DC address document
  • Your lottery ticket
  • An unexpired government ID
  • $20 (for the student ID card)


Tuesday August 20                 8:00am- 3:00pm

Wednesday August 21            1:00pm- 8:00pm

Thursday August 22                9:00am- 1:00pm

*Note: If you miss registration, you will lose the space you won.


Lottery Waiting List

If you do not win the lottery, your name will be added to the lottery waiting list. If space becomes available, the Registration Office will call to let you know when you can come in to register.


Fall Semester – Lottery

The lottery only happens for fall semester classes. For classes where there are more applicants than spaces available, a lottery will be conducted so all new applicants have the same chance to enter into the class.

Classes begin August 26th.

Questions? Read our Lottery FAQs or email


Spring Semester – First Come First Served

During Spring registration dates, we will serve a limited number of students. Applicants will receive an entry ticket when they arrive. Each day the doors will close at the scheduled closing time. Applicants with entry tickets will be served on a first come first serve basis.


Note: You must come on the correct dates and times, and bring all necessary documents to enroll. Learn more about registration requirements here

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