Cardinal Weekend 2020 is a new homecoming and reunion experience for the entire Catholic University community. See everything the virtual event has to offer with this detailed schedule. If you haven't already done so, please register now!

Note: We may make some small edits to this schedule before Cardinal Weekend 2020 kicks off on Friday afternoon. Please confirm your itinerary then.

Any time during the weekend

  • Any time during the weekend
    5K/Fun Run
    Complete your run/walk anytime during the weekend. Starting on Friday, October 23, we will send emails to registrants with post-run instructions. #CatholicUrun
  • Any time during the weekend
    Virtual Photo Booth, Social Media Wall, and Chat Rooms
    Connect with fellow Cardinals at the virtual photo booth, social media wall, and chat rooms.
  • Any time during the weekend
    Activity books for adults and kids
    Download activity books for adults and kids. Color, find, connect, and create offline while you enjoy what Cardinal Weekend offers online.
  • Scheduled for Saturday, but may be completed any time
    Virtual Tour
    Join us for a Then and Now look at Catholic University. See how campus and the surrounding neighborhood have changed by comparing photographs from the 1970s and 1980s with photographs from similar vantage points taken in October 2020.
  • Scheduled for Sunday, but may be completed any time
    Virtual Service Activity
    Send a message of thanks to our healthcare heroes on the front lines! You can do this right now, from your computer or phone, by clicking on one of these links: Johns Hopkins Healthcare Workers, George Washington Hospital Healthcare Workers, or INOVA Healthcare Workers.

Friday, October 23, 2020

Cardinal Weekend Friday

  • 4 p.m. on Friday, October 23
    Student Performances
    Featuring Redline A Cappella and CUA Gaels
  • 5 p.m. on Friday, October 23
    Cardinal Fest: Catholic University Schools and Organizations
    Stop by our booths and visit with the University's schools and organizations. Chat with us, learn about the latest school and campus updates, pick up some coloring pages for the kids, enter a drawing for a Pope bobblehead, hear from current students, and much more! The more you visit, the greater your score will be on our leaderboard. Top scores will earn prizes! 
  • 7 p.m. on Friday, October 23
    Catholic University Trivia
    Hosted by Victor David, B.A, 2014, M.S.M. 2017, community director of Opus Hall
  • 8 p.m. on Friday, October 23
    DJ Dance Party
    Featuring DJ Lil D

Saturday, October 24, 2020

Yoga Class

9 a.m. on Saturday, October 24
Yoga Class: Paid event
Beatrice McMullen, B.A. 2013, leads a virtual yoga session. Two hours prior to the class, you will receive a reminder email with the special access URL. #CatholicUyoga

Cardinal Weekend Saturday

For the sake of completeness, this list includes all activities on Saturday. Paid activities are clearly labeled.

  • 8 a.m. on Saturday, October 24
    Cooking Class
    Featuring Meghan Coyne, B.A. 2004
  • 9 a.m. on Saturday, October  24
    Yoga Class: Paid event with private URL
    Beatrice McMullen, B.A. 2013, leads a virtual yoga session. #CatholicUyoga (See above.)
  • 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 24
    Virtual Tour
    Join us for a Then and Now look at Catholic University. See how campus and the surrounding neighborhood have changed by comparing photographs from the 1970s and 1980s with photographs from similar vantage points taken in October 2020.
  • 1 p.m. on Saturday, October 24
    Catholic University Fireside Chat
    Tune in for a live discussion with three Catholic University leaders: John Garvey, J.D., president of The Catholic University of America; Scott P. Rembold, M.A., vice president for University Advancement; and Judi Biggs Garbuio, Ph.D., vice president for Student Affairs
  • 3 p.m. on Saturday, October 24
    Coaches Conversations: Session A
    Sean Sullivan, associate vice president and director of Athletics, leads a discussion with Meghan McDonogh, associate director of Athletics, senior woman administrator, and head women's lacrosse coach; Aaron Kelly, B.A. 2006, head men's basketball coach; and Bobby Picardo, B.A. 2009, associate head baseball coach and coordinator of athletic services.
  • 3 p.m. on Saturday, October 24
    Faculty Conversation: Dr. Knobel
    Featuring Angela McKay Knobel, B.A. 1997, associate professor in the School of Philosophy
  • 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 24
    Coaches Conversations: Session B
    Sean Sullivan, associate vice president and director of Athletics, leads a discussion with Rachel Palumbo, head field hockey coach; Bridget Power, B.A. 2017, M.A. 2020, Jamie L. Roberts Endowed Assistant Women's Basketball Coach; and Mike Gutelius, B.A. 1992, Vinny and Ellen Sica Endowed Head Football Coach.
  • 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 24
    Faculty Conversation: Dr. Kimmage
    Featuring Michael Kimmage, Ph.D., ordinary professor and chair of the Department of History
  • 5:50 p.m. on Saturday, October 24
    Toast with President John Garvey
    Raise your glass!
  • 6 p.m. on Saturday, October 24
    Reunions: Paid events with private URLs
    See below for details. #CatholicUreunion
  • 8 p.m. on Saturday, October 24
    After-Party Entertainment
    Featuring DJ Lil D

Reunion Celebrations

  • 5:50 p.m. on Saturday, October 24
    Toast with President John Garvey
    Before your reunion, raise your glass with President Garvey!
  • 6 p.m. on Saturday, October 24
    Class Reunions: Paid events
    Starting Wednesday, October 21, Katie Kernich, B.A. 2006, will email registrants the special access URL and instructions for using the reunion platform. #CatholicUreunion
  • 8 p.m. on Saturday, October 24
    After-Party Entertainment
    Featuring DJ Lil D

Sunday, October 25, 2020

Cardinal Weekend Sunday

  • 9 a.m. on Sunday, October 25
    Virtual Service Activity
    Send a message of thanks to our healthcare heroes on the front lines! You can do this right now, from your computer or phone, by clicking on one of these links: Johns Hopkins Healthcare Workers, George Washington Hospital Healthcare Workers, or INOVA Healthcare Workers.
  • 11 a.m. on Sunday, October 25
    Farewell Mass
    Attend Mass with Rev. Jude DeAngelo, OFM Conv., University Chaplain and director of Campus Ministry, and Rev. James G. Sabak, OFM, B.A. 1985, M.A. 2003, Ph.D. 2012, Alumni Association National Chaplain.