Experience College Life in Washington, D.C.

We offer plenty of options for a vibrant residential college experience. Our academic year begins and ends with campus-wide celebrations. Campus life is buzzing with events every week: performing arts, sporting events, lectures, fundraisers, service days, fairs, retreats, dances, game nights, concerts, and more.

More than 100 student organizations offer something for everyone. If politics is your thing, you can join the College Democrats or the College Republicans. You might want to complement your academic interests through organizations such as the Spanish Club or the Chemistry Club. Performers will be interested in CenterStage Theatre Company or Redline A Cappella. If you are looking to serve there are plenty of options, including Best Buddies and Relay for Life.

Service and faith are at the heart of our mission, and we welcome students of all religious backgrounds. The Office of Campus Ministry sponsors service opportunities and programs and events. We offer daily service opportunities in the D.C. community, and domestic and international mission trips.

Our campus is the largest and greenest in Washington, D.C. You’ll find places to study under a tree, basketball courts for pick-up games, wide-open lawns for games of Frisbee, newly renovated, energy-efficient buildings with historic character, and residence halls that offer a variety of living options. The campus is part of the charming Brookland neighborhood. We’re in our own small college town with restaurants, artist studios, new apartments, and a farmers market right nearby.

The Center for Academic and Career Success and our active alumni network are dedicated to helping you secure coveted jobs and internships, many of them a short Metro ride away in downtown D.C.

Become a Cardinal and take flight at Catholic University. 

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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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