Basilica during Cardinal Fest 2021

Light the Way: The Campaign for Catholic UniversityExtended through 2023 with $500M goal

The Catholic University of America will extend Light the Way: The Campaign for Catholic University through 2023 with a new goal of $500 million.

People light candles on the University Mall in front of Gibbons Hall

Add Your LightNew Campaign Video

Our community members of all stripes have united in support of a bright new future for Catholic University. Together, we will shine brightly.

Fatima on the University Mall in front of McMahon Hall

Cardinal Weekend 2021Virtual Activities

Participate in Cardinal Weekend from afar! Join a virtual tour of campus or download a printable race bib for the virtual 5K and fun run.

Upcoming Events

Celebrate Catholic University with us! Join us for these upcoming events:

Dec 03

Christmas Celebration In Baltimore

The Archbishop's Residence - Baltimore, MD

Dec 03

Annual Christmas Concert

Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception - Washington, DC

Dec 09

Christmas Celebration In Philadelphia

Philadelphia Country Club - Gladwyne, PA

Dec 15

Christmas Celebration in the D.C. Metro Area

Congressional Country Club - Bethesda, MD

Dec 18

Wreaths Across America

US Soldiers' and Airmen's Home National Cemetery - Washington, DC

Our Latest Stories
Giving Tuesday raises $75,000 for student scholarships
December 01, 2021
On Giving Tuesday 2021, 189 donors contributed more than $75,000 to student scholarships at The Catholic University of America. These generous donors have opened the University's doors to even more young people.
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"Filling" fine with the Phanord fraternal twins
November 21, 2021
Kevin and Kyle Phanord, both B.S. 2016, biology, don't play much basketball these days. While they both played guard on the courts at the DuFour Center for the Cardinals, today they can be found working at their father's dental practice in South Florida.
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2021 Cardinal Athletics Giving Challenge fuels tomorrow's legends
November 15, 2021
This year, 2,317 donors raised $313,614 for our athletics programs during the two-week Cardinal Athletics Giving Challenge.
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See our Stories page for more.

National Tour of "Angels Unawares"

Before being installed permanently on the campus of The Catholic University of America, Timothy Schmalz's Angels Unawares sculpture is on a national tour.

Your Catholic Connections

As the University works to serve the Church, the nation, and the world, University Advancement bridges all of its communities. We are building relationships for the next generation!