The Catholic University of America

Commencement 2016

Commencement 2018 will take place Saturday, May 12, 2018.

The Graduation Fair will take place Tuesday, March 20 and Wednesday, March 21 at the Bookstore. More information here.

Additional information about Commencement and related activities will be posted on this page as it becomes available.


Here are some highlights from Commencement 2017:

Commencement Exercises, Saturday, May 13, Click here to view

here to view Peggy Noonan's Commencement address)
Honors Convocation
, Friday, May 12,
here to view

Baccalaureate Mass, Friday May 12, 
here to view



2017 Commencement Speaker

Peggy Noonan

Peggy Noonan, a Wall Street Journal columnist, author, and former special assistant and speechwriter to President Ronald Reagan,  addressed the Class of 2017 at The Catholic University of America Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 13, 2017

Noonan, whose column, Declarations, has run weekly in The Wall Street Journal since 2000, is the author of nine books on American politics, history, and culture, including the political classic What I Saw at the Revolution and her recent collection The Time of Our Lives. She has written bestselling biographies of Pope Saint John Paul II and Ronald Reagan.  


Commencement Brochure link

Regalia, announcements, frames, etc. link

Campus map link