The Catholic University of America

Undergraduate Students

Welcome to CUA! We are so happy to have you join us. This is a very exciting time for you. You will find that CUA has a lot to offer - a variety of student organizations and service projects, spiritual engagement, internship opportunities in Washington, D.C., and outstanding faculty who are ready to engage you in new ideas.

Whether you are a new student or a transfer student, the Orientation staff is here to help you with your transition to CUA. Please do not hesitate to contact us via phone at 202-319-5627 or via e-mail at


Check out CUA's Orientation video Newsletter!

Orientation Advisors

Get to know the OAs who will be guiding you during your first few days on campus and serving as a resource throughout your first year!

What should my role be when my son or daughter is a student at CUA?

One of your roles is to provide support for your son or daughter as he or she assumes responsibility for his or her life. Encourage him or her to take the initiative in making decisions instead of relying upon you. When your student speaks with you and wants you to solve his or her problems and concerns, let him or her know you care and help plan a strategy for...