The best way for you to discover what it means to live and learn at Catholic University is to visit our campus!

We invite you and your family to explore our 176 acres located in the heart of Washington, D.C. During your visit, you’ll meet with both the admission staff and current CatholicU students while discovering all the opportunities we have to offer.

There are a variety of ways for you to visit:

  • Future Cardinal - Class of 2025

    Admitted Student Events

    Recently offered admission to the Catholic U. Class of 2025? This is where you can find information about and register for upcoming events tailored specifically for you! This includes campus tours, virtual sessions, and more. 

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  • Student leading campus tour

    Prospective Student Campus Tours

    An ideal visit for students in the early stages of their college search or students waiting on their admission decision, we're happy to offer in-person campus visits. You'll receive a campus tour led by a student guide as well as a presentation from a member of the admission staff. 

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  • Students sitting in Centennial Village

    Visit CatholicU Virtually

    We know many of you are currently unable to travel to our beautiful campus for a visit. As you continue your college search, we want to make sure you are able to learn more about Catholic University while staying close to home. Check out our virtual visit page to get a better sense of what CatholicU is really like.

    Start Your Virtual Visit
  • Admission office

    Interviews

    Students applying for admission are invited to complete an optional interview conducted by an Admission Counselor. All interviews are being conducted virtually at this time.

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  • Still image from webcam atop Pryzbyla Center

    Campus Webcams

    If you can't visit campus in person just yet, you can still catch a glimpse of what's going on by checking out the four new webcams we have set up so you can see what's happening anytime at some key intersections for student activity on campus.

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Campus Visit Updates

Information sessions and tours are currently available for admitted students, with limited availability for high school sophomores and juniors. Prospective student information sessions and tours are geared toward students at the beginning of the college search process. If you are an admitted student, please click here for Admitted Student Events. 

We also have live virtual information sessions and tours available for prospective students. To register, visit our Virtual Sessions page. In order to allow visitors in a safe and manageable way, our on-campus office will be staffed on a rotating schedule; however, all members of the counseling staff are working on-campus or remotely. Email messages to individual staff members or to cua-admissions@cua.edu will be the best way to communicate.

Following an updated District of Columbia Mayor's order that went into effect on November 5, 2020, visitors to Washington, D.C. are no longer required to quarantine when visiting from a high-risk state. Please note the following guidelines:

  • Visitors traveling to Washington, D.C. and the Catholic University campus for less than 24 hours are exempt from the COVID-19 testing requirement.
  • Visitors from "high-risk" states who plan to remain in D.C. longer than 24 hours must be in receipt of a negative COVID-19 test result taken no more than 72-hours before arrival in D.C.
  • Visitors staying in D.C. longer than three days, will be required to have a Covid-19 test conducted while in the District.
  • Residents of Maryland and Virginia are exempt from these requirements.