Home of the Cardinals

Come take flight with us

We are a welcoming community engaged in high-energy student life. Our residential campus is large, green, and beautiful — and it’s just minutes from downtown Washington, D.C.

Join the flock and discover what it means to be a Catholic University Cardinal.

  • Meet new friends by participating in one of the 20+ club and intramural sport teams.
  • Explore D.C. during the Metro Madness scavenger hunt with your newest classmates. 
  • Learn about our more than 100 student organizations during Fall Fiesta.
  • Spend a beautiful weekend on the Chesapeake Bay during Freshman Retreat.
  • Get to the know the trendy Brookland shops, restaurants, and artist spaces.
  • Develop lifelong friendships with your roommates.

This is CatholicYOU.

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