Saturday, October 12

Open House is an exciting daylong event designed for you to discover all we have to offer you here at Catholic!

You'll meet with faculty and learn about our academic programs, see the internship opportunities awaiting you in our Nation’s Capital, and explore how our education abroad programs will take you around the globe. Plus, learn how you can get involved with campus activities and services, attend sessions on our application and financial aid process, and hear from current students about life as a Catholic University Cardinal.

Our Open House Program is tailored to your academic area of interest. Please register using the link below for the school that interests you. All programs will run concurrently, but will have separate check-in and welcome locations on campus.

  • Busch School of Business

  • Conway School of Nursing
  • School of Engineering
  • School of Architecture & Planning

  • School of Arts & Sciences (includes exploratory/undecided students)
  • Benjamin T. Rome School of Music, Drama, & Art
  • School of Philosophy
  • School of Theology & Religious Studies
  • National Catholic School of Social Services

Below you will find a brief outline of the day:
9:00 a.m. Check-In, Breakfast, and Early Bird Tours
10:00 a.m. Opening Sessions and Introduction to Schools
11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Breakout Sessions (Campus Ministry, Residential Experience and Student Life, Center for Academic and Career Success)
12:00pm to 2:15pm. Campus Resources Fair
12:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Lunch and Campus Resource Fair
12:30 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. Breakout Sessions (Admission/Scholarship/Financial Aid, Spanish Language Information Session, Center for Academic and Career Success)
1:30 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.
  Breakout Sessions (Admission/Scholarship/Financial Aid, Pre-Medical Advising, Campus Ministry, Residential Experience and Student Life)

Walking tours will leave from the first floor of the Pryzbyla Center until 2 p.m. 

Please feel free to cheer on our Men's Soccer Team at 1 p.m. and our Women's Soccer Team at 4 p.m. at Carlini Field. Go Cardinals!

We hope to see you and your family this fall. In the meantime please contact the Office of Admission by calling 202-319-5305 or sending an email to should you have any questions.