Our Top Tips for an Awesome Open House

Whether you’re an hour drive away or an 8 hour flight from D.C., you deserve the best experience possible during your Open House visit this Fall! Here are some tips for getting the most out of your day: Ask questions! Our Admission Counselors and highly knowledgeable Cardinal Ambassadors will be on campus throughout the day... Continue Reading →

Making the Most of Orientation

You’ve gone through the whole application process, decided Catholic U is the university for you, and received a move-in date…. now what? The answer: Orientation! At Catholic University, Orientation is a program that helps first-year and transfer students transition to life at Catholic U through an amazing, wild, and fun four days leading up to... Continue Reading →

The Score of My Summer

Hi I’m Rebecca, a senior music major at Catholic University. When I was 13 years old, I fell in love with music through film. I watched as many movies as I could just for the music. It is this love of film music that inspired me to pursue composition at Catholic U. so that I... Continue Reading →

Brookland: Secretly a Food Destination

Something really great about going to school in the heart of Brookland is actually the food! Although we may be in a lesser-known D.C. neighborhood, compared to places like Chinatown, DuPont Circle, and Adams Morgan, our food scene definitely stacks up against the best of them! Read on to find out about some of our... Continue Reading →

A Walk to Remember: Gus Garvey

One of our favorite things about Catholic U is a little furry bundle of joy, Gus Garvey! Gus is the beloved pet of our university's president -- so basically, a HUGE campus celebrity! He’s always dressed up at football games, holiday celebrations, and other big Catholic U events.  What’s especially amazing about Gus is that... Continue Reading →

Which Cardinal Ambassador Are You?

All summer, our Cardinal Ambassadors and have been hard at work giving tours of Catholic U.'s beautiful (although hot and humid) campus to prospective students and their families. If you've visited in the past few months, chances are you've met this awesome group of students. Representing a huge variety of majors, home states, and extra-curricular... Continue Reading →

How to “Metro” Like a Local

Having a metro stop on our campus is super convenient for going into downtown Washington D.C. for events, museums, the National Mall, and of course, internships. Our Brookland-CUA metro stop is on the red line (the best line), and we are only about a 15 minute trip from the best of the downtown area.  We’re... Continue Reading →

Camping Out on Campus

Even when school isn’t in session at Catholic U, campus is still buzzing with activity.  Below are just a few of the many awesome opportunities offered to high school students throughout the summer right here on campus! The High School Drama Institute (HSDI) is three-week intensive program for rising juniors and seniors in high school... Continue Reading →

D.C. For Free: The National Zoo

The National Zoo is the QUEEN of all free D.C. activities in my opinion.  It is super simple to get to from Catholic U (just take the red line metro from campus to the Woodley Park station) so it's great for a day trip!  This past weekend, with my friend visiting from home and rare... Continue Reading →


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