The Catholic University of America

 

University Calendar

Upcoming Events

  • Aug.
    28
    Mass of the Holy Spirit
    Classes will not be held between noon and 3:30 p.m. in honor of the Mass of the Holy Spirit, which marks the official opening of the academic year.
  • Sep.
    1
    Labor Day
    The University will be closed.
  • Sep.
    10
    Class of 2018 Convocation
    First-year students will be formally received into the academic community.
  • Sep.
    12
    Freshman Retreat
    The Office of Campus Ministry will host the Freshman Retreat Sept. 12 through 14 in North East, Md.
  • Sep.
    15
    The Catholic Law School and Constitutional Self-Government
    Diarmuid F. O’Scannlain of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit will deliver the lecture.
  • Oct.
    3
    Family Weekend
    Family Weekend gives CUA families a chance to visit students while participating in a number of activities.
  • Oct.
    9
    King Oedipus
    The Department of Drama presents King Oedipus Oct. 9 through 12.
  • Oct.
    13
    Columbus Day
    The University will be closed.
  • Oct.
    14
    Administrative Monday
    Monday classes meet instead of Tuesday classes this day only.
  • Oct.
    17
    Carousel
    The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music will present Carousel as the fall musical.
  • Oct.
    17
    Cardinal Weekend
    Homecoming and Reunions Weekend is now known as Cardinal Weekend.
  • Oct.
    30
    Eighth Annual Frederick R. Mcmanus Memorial Lecture
    Duncan Stroik, professor of architecture at the University of Notre Dame, will deliver the annual lecture sponsored by the School of Canon Law.
  • Nov.
    7
    Chamber Choir Concert
    The Catholic University Chamber choir will perform with Leo Nestor, professor and director of the Institute of Sacred Music, as conductor.
  • Nov.
    9
    CUA Symphony Orchestra Concert
    The orchestra will perform at Hartke Theater.
  • Nov.
    14
    Composition Program Recital
    Student compositions from the music school’s Composition Program will be performed.
  • Nov.
    20
    Susannah
    The fall opera, Susannah, will be performed Nov. 20 through 23.
  • Nov.
    20
    La Perdida
    The Department of Drama presents La Perdida, an adaptation of Shakespeare’s Winter’s Tale set in colonial Mexico, Nov. 20 through 23.
  • Nov.
    26
    Thanksgiving
    The University will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 26, through Sunday, Nov. 30, for Thanksgiving.
  • Dec.
    3
    CUA Wind Ensemble
    The CUA Wind Ensemble will perform in Hartke Theatre.
  • Dec.
    5
    25th Annual Christmas Concert for Charity
    The 25th annual concert in the Great Upper Church at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception will feature the CUA Chamber Choir, University Singers, University Chorus and the CUA Symphony Orchestra with Leo Nestor, professor and director of the Institute of Sacred Music, as conductor.
  • Dec.
    5
    Last Day of Classes
    Classes for the fall semester will end.
  • Dec.
    8
    Patronal Feast of the Immaculate Conception
    The University will be closed. This day also will serve as a Reading Day for students.
  • Dec.
    9
    Final Exams
    Final exams will be held Tuesday, Dec. 9, through Saturday, Dec. 13.

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