The Catholic University of America

Campus Overview

Undergraduate Studies

20010-2011 Announcements

Volume 95 Number 1

The Catholic University Of America
Washington, D.C.

Map of CUA Campus
Front of McMahon Hall, with the dome of the National Shrine in the foreground.

Campus Overview

The Catholic University of America was incorporated under the laws of the District of Columbia in 1887. Its original incorporation was supplemented and amended by an Act of Congress in 1928. The campus is located in the northeast quadrant of Washington with a main entrance at Michigan Avenue and Fourth Street, N.E. University offices are open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, except on holidays as noted in the "Academic Calendar." The university telephone number is 202-319-5000 and its Web site is

These Announcements provide the basic information about the undergraduate programs and academic policies of The Catholic University of America. Additional information is published in the Student Handbook, which is available at It is the responsibility of each student to be aware of all rules, regulations, policies, and procedures contained in these Announcements and in the Student Handbook.

The university reserves the right to establish and revise requirements for graduation and degrees, curricula, schedules, charges for tuition and other fees, and all regulations affecting students, whether incoming or previously enrolled. Inquiries and applications for admission for undergraduate study should be directed to: The Office of Enrollment Services, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC 20064 (202-319-5305). Additional information and applications for admission are also available at

The Catholic University of America is committed to the belief that "with respect to the fundamental rights of the person, every type of discrimination, whether social or cultural, whether based on sex, race, color, social condition, language, or religion, is to be overcome and eradicated as contrary to God's intent" (Vatican Council II, Gaudium et spes, No. 29). Accordingly, it is the policy of the university to comply fully with provisions of federal and local laws and regulations where applicable, which prohibit discrimination on the basis of criteria specified in those laws and regulations in educational programs and activities, including admission thereto, and in employment. The Catholic University of America admits students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, or disability to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the university. It does not discriminate against students or applicants for admission, or employees or applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, or on the basis of sex, age, or disability, in the administration of its educational or admissions policies or in any aspect of its operations.

Inquiries may be directed to the Equal Opportunity Officer at 202-319-5598 or by e-mail at

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