The Catholic University of America

Registering for Orientation 2019

To register for Orientation, follow the instructions provided below. Each student will register all guests accompanying him or her to Orientation; there is a $60 fee for any guests age twelve and over. In addition, each student will select one excursion to attend on the afternoon of Sunday, August 25.

If you have any questions, please contact the Orientation office at 202-319-5627 or

1. Go to Cardinal Station.

2. Select "Cardinal Students" and sign in.

Visit to find out how to obtain your Cardinal Students User ID information.

3. On the main page, select the tile that says "Register for Orientation"
4. Follow the steps for registration within Cardinal Station, and then use the link that you will be provided with in Cardinal Station to register guests, select your Sunday afternoon excursion, and process your payment.
You will receive an email confirmation of your registration for Orientation. The 2019 Orientation schedule will be available later this summer. Visit the schedule page to learn more.
If you or a family member will need special accommodations while attending Orientation, please call the Orientation office at 202-319-5627 or email