The Catholic University of America

Families and Friends

Everyone at CUA recognizes the importance that graduation holds for our students and their families, and we know the tremendous sense of pride that accompanies commencement. We are all looking forward to celebrating our students' accomplishments at commencement.


Commencement Ceremony

10 a.m., East Steps of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.

Note: The procession starts at 9:30 a.m. for the ceremony to begin at 10 a.m. Guests not in their seats by 9:30 a.m. must wait for the procession to finish before being allowed to cross the processional path.

Tickets are not required, and seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.The ceremony will also be broadcast via streaming video in the Pryzbyla Center Food Court.