The Catholic University of America

Orientation Schedule

Orientation 2017 will take place from August 24 - 27. Sessions for families will be held August 24 - 25.

Schedule App

Download the Catholic University App to view the Orientation 2017 Schedule TODAY! Check out the video on youtube for instructions on how to download and use the app.


1. Go onto the App Store.

2. Search Catholic University.

3. Click the App with the CUA Logo, it's free!

4. Once downloaded, go onto the Catholic University App and download the Orientation 2017 guidebook.

5. Once downloaded, click the three bars on the top left corner to see the different tabs.

6. You can view the Orientation 2017 Schedule, add events you will attend to My Schedule by clicking the + icon on the event, or view a Commuter/International/First Year/Family track.

7. You can also view Campus Resources, Orientation Social Media, OA Staff, or Nearby Hotels and Restaurants.


Printable Schedule

Click the link below for the 2017 Orientation schedule!

Copies of the schedule will be available during Orientation, but we encourage you to use the app to create your own personalized schedule. Check out the video above for tips and instructions! 

Orientation 2017 Schedule


International Students

The Office of International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) will hold an orientation for international students on Wednesday, August 23 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. International students will then attend the rest of the Orientation program with our domestic students.

Transfer Students

Transfer students participate in the same overall Orientation program as first year students. There are a few sessions specifically geared towards transfer students in the schedule, so be sure to attend those in addition to the rest of the Orientation events.

Smart Start

The Office of Disability Support Services hosts a two-day pre-orientation program for incoming first-year and transfer students with a documented disability. Smart Start 2017 will take place on August 22 - 23. To learn more, visit the Smart Start website.