The Catholic University of America

Schedule of Events

Many of the events during Family Weekend are free for all registered families. Registration will open by August 1.

Events that require guests to purchase tickets are noted. Tickets can be purchased when registering for Family Weekend.

This schedule is still being finalized. Please check back for updates.

FRIDAY, OCT. 03, 2014
Noon - 4 p.m. Registration/Check-in Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center Lobby
2 - 5 p.m.

Art Exhibit

Please check back for details.

Salve Regina Gallery

3 - 4 p.m.

Academic Session

Please check back for details about this session.

321 Pryzbyla Center
3 - 5 p.m.

Mullen exhibit

Please check back for details.

Second Floor, Mullen Library
3 - 5 p.m.

Service Project - Friday Homeless Food Run

Spend the afternoon sharing food with our homeless friends in the District. Homeless food runs happen every Friday during the academic year.

Meet at the Pryzbyla Center Information Desk
4 - 5 p.m.

Academis Session

Please check back for details about this session.

321 Pryzbyla Center
4 - 5 p.m.

Campus Tour

Meet at the Pryzbyla Center Information Desk
5 - 7 p.m.

President's Reception

Join President Garvey for a cocktail reception as the official start to Family Weekend events. Heavy hors d'oeuvres will be served. Families who have not yet checked-in can do so at the Pryzbyla Center during this event.

Tickets for this event can be purchased when registering for Family Weekend.

Pryzbyla Center Great Rooms
 8 p.m. and 9:15 p.m.

Monuments by Moonlight Boat Cruise

2 boat cruises on the Potomac are available to CUA families. Bus shuttles will depart from McMahon parking lot 45 minutes prior to the start of the cruise to bring familes to the boats at Georgetown Waterfront.

Tickets for the cruises can be purchased when registering for Family Weekend.

Buses depart McMahon at 7:15 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.
SATURDAY, OCT. 4, 2014
10 - 11 a.m.

Coffee with Parent Leadership Council and President Garvey

Parents are invited to join President Garvey for an informal gathering to learn more about opportunities with the Parent Leadership Council.

DuFour Center Cardinal Room
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Cardinal Kick-Off Party!

Join us at the football field for a delicious and fun-filled cookout with all the trimmings prior to the game.

Tickets for this event can be purchased when registering for Family Weekend.

DuFour Center Lawn
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Family Weekend Carnival

Enjoy activities for all ages including fun games, snacks, and novelties!

DuFour Center Gymnasium

Noon

CUA Men's Soccer Game

Watch the Cardinals in action against Merchant-Marine.

DuFour Center
1:00 p.m.

CUA Football Game

Watch the Cardinals in action against ODAC foe Hampden-Sydney.

The football game is included in the Cardinal Tailgate fee. Tickets for the game can also be purchased at the door.

DuFour Center
4:30 p.m.

Family Weekend Mass

University Chaplain and Director of Campus Ministry, Rev. Jude DeAngelo, O.F.M. Conv. will lead the celebration of Mass. Fulfills Sunday obligation.

Pryzbyla Center Great Room
8:00 p.m.

Performer

Mentalist Chris Carter will show CUA students and families why he is recognized as one of the world’s most skilled, creative and original thought readers. Prepare to be amazed! 

Pryzbyla Center Great Room

SUNDAY, OCT. 05, 2014

For those families continuing their stay in the D.C. area until Sunday, we've included the mass schedule for St. Vincent's Chapel on campus and the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception below.

11:00 a.m.

Mass

On-campus worship opportunity. Visit Campus Ministry's website for a full schedule.

St. Vincent's Chapel
9:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m. & Noon

Mass

Opportunities to worship near CUA's campus. Visit Campus Ministry's guide for a full schedule.

Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception - Upper Church