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University Calendar

Upcoming Events

  • Feb.
    12
    Legacy Street
    The Department of Drama presents Legacy Street, which follows the inhabitants of Legacy Street, a play about the human desperation for permanence and the unsung stories of our cities. Performances will be held Feb. 12, 13, 18, 20, and 21.
  • Feb.
    13
    Br’er Cotton
    The Department of Drama presents Br’er Cotton, a play about a young man out to save the world, wake up the zombies, and prove by any means necessary that Black Lives Matter. Performances will be held Feb. 13, 14, 17, 19, and 20.
  • Feb.
    15
    International Coffee House and Tea Room
    The Department of Modern Languages hosts an International Coffee House and Tea Room as part of International Week.
  • Feb.
    17
    The Sources of Josquin's Missa de Beata Virgine
    The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music’s musicology colloquium presents “A Few Days in the Life of a Renaissance Mass: The Sources of Josquin's Missa de Beata Virgine” by Alanna Ropchock of Case Western Reserve University.
  • Feb.
    17
    1001 Arabian Nights
    The Saudi Student Association and the Arabic Club will introduce students to Middle Eastern culture as part of International Week.
  • Feb.
    17
  • Feb.
    18
    Global Fest and Embassy Row
    Foreign nationals, international student organizations, and scholars will share their heritage and culture at this International Week event.
  • Feb.
    18
    Cardinal Dearden Lecture
    South African Cardinal Wilfrid Napier will discuss his experiences of collegiality and synodality as a cardinal archbishop in South Africa and across the world.
  • Feb.
    19
    Into the Woods
    The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents its spring musical, Into the Woods, from James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim.
  • Feb.
    19
    Mr. CUA
    CUA's annual male pageant features food, fun, live music, and entertainment.
  • Feb.
    20
    Cardinal Preview Day
    Students admitted into the Class of 2020 will have the opportunity to engage in an event that emphasizes all that Catholic University has to offer.
  • Feb.
    23
    Administrative Monday
    Classes follow a Monday schedule this day. Tuesday classes do not meet.
  • Feb.
    23
    The Year of Mercy
    A panel of graduate students will explore how each academic area can uniquely embrace the Corporal Works of Mercy during this Year of Mercy.
  • Feb.
    24
    Graduation Fair
    Graduating students will get the opportunity to purchase items needed for Commencement.
  • Feb.
    24
    The Arts in Italy During the Catholic Reformation
    The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music’s musicology colloquium presents “The Catholic Reformation and the Arts in Italy: Some Observations on Common Themes and Issues in Music and Painting” by Jeffrey Kurtzman, professor of musicology at Washington University.
  • Feb.
    29
    Spring Break
    No classes will be held between Monday, Feb. 29, and Friday, March 4.
  • Mar.
    8
    How To Work A Career Fair
    The Office of Career Services provides advice on how to get the most out of the Spring Career Fair.
  • Mar.
    8
    Cello Master Class
    Lynn Harrell leads a Cello Master Class at the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music.
  • Mar.
    10
    Resumania
    Swing by the Office of Career Services for resume advice before the Spring Career Fair.
  • Mar.
    11
    Spring Canonical Seminar
    The Spring Canonical Seminar is intended for practicing canon lawyers who seek continuing education in areas particularly relevant to their work in tribunal and chancery ministry.
  • Mar.
    11
    Philosophy of Religion and the Problem of Evil
    Mark C. Murphy of Georgetown University will speak as part of the School of Philosophy Spring Lecture Series.
  • Mar.
    11
    Spring Career Fair
    A wide variety of employers will be on-site to accept resumes and talk to students about upcoming opportunities.
  • Mar.
    13
    Voice Master Class
    Renee Fleming will lead a Voice Master Class at the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music.
  • Mar.
    16
    Human Ecology
    The School of Business and Economics and the Napa Institute present the conference Human Ecology: Integrating 125 Years of Catholic Social Doctrine.
  • Mar.
    16
    Vaughan Williams and New York Criticism
    The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music’s musicology colloquium presents “Vaughan Williams in the New York Crossfire: Olin and Harold vs. Virgil and Paul” by Allan W. Atlas of the City University of New York.
  • Mar.
    17
    La Serva Pedrona and Gianni Schicci
    The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents these two operas operas that were written nearly two hundred. years apart
  • Mar.
    18
    Sons of CUA Weekend
    Spend a weekend with fellow men of CUA in prayer, fellowship, fun, and reflection.
  • Mar.
    24
    Holy Thursday
    The University will be closed.
  • Mar.
    25
    Good Friday
    The University will be closed.
  • Mar.
    28
    Easter Monday
    The University will be closed.
  • Mar.
    30
    English-Language Opera in 19th-Century America
    The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music’s musicology colloquium presents “In Search of an Audience: English-Language Opera in Late Nineteenth-Century America” by Katherine Preston of the College of William and Mary.
  • Mar.
    30
    Leadership@CUA Reception
    Meet and speak with current student leaders at CUA. These students will speak about their experiences and will answer questions about leadership positions on campus.
  • Apr.
    1
    Fabro Symposium
    The School of Philosophy hosts a two-day symposium on Catholic priest and philosopher Cornelio Fabro.
  • Apr.
    6
    Salary Negotiation Workshop
    This workshop will guide attendees through the process of negotiating salary and the challenges of handling the discussion with employers.
  • Apr.
    8
    Odyssey Day
    Admitted students and their families will learn more about academic programs, sample some of the extracurricular activities available, and tour the campus.
  • Apr.
    13
    Manuscript Differences in Songs by Hildegard of Bingen
    The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music’s musicology colloquium presents “Caveat Cantor: Manuscript Differences in Hildegard's Songs” by Honey Meconi of the University of Rochester.
  • Apr.
    15
    Research Day
    Research Day is a day for the University community to learn about and celebrate the exciting scholarship being done by faculty and students.
  • Apr.
    20
    Stylistic Intersections between Honegger and Stravinsky
    The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music’s musicology colloquium presents “Honegger and Stravinsky: Stylistic Intersections” by Emily Bell of Catholic University.
  • Apr.
    21
    Pride and Prejudice
    The Department of Drama presents Jon Jory’s fast-paced and highly entertaining theatrical adaption of Jane Austen’s famous tale of social class and moral virtue. Performances will be held April 21 to 24.
  • Apr.
    27
    Reading Day
    No classes will be held so students can study for final exams.
  • Apr.
    30
    Last Day of Classes
    Last day of classes for the spring semester.
  • May.
    3
    Final Exams
    Final exams will be held May 3 through May 7.
  • May.
    13
    Baccalaureate Mass
    The Baccalaureate Mass honors graduating students. It is typically close to standing room only, so parents and friends who plan to attend should take their seats as soon as possible after 2:30 p.m.
  • May.
    13
    Honors Convocation
    Honors Convocation highlights the achievements of graduating students.
  • May.
    14
    2016 Commencement
    Commencement will be held at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.

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