Follow these steps to ensure you are on the right path to graduation.
All students intending to graduate in May 2021 must apply for graduation through Cardinal Students by Friday, March 4, 2022. Select the Academic Progress tile from the main page of Cardinal Students follow the menu option "Apply for Graduation" and then follow the on-screen prompts.
Verify that the address in Cardinal Station is correct. You will not receive important mailings about Commencement 2022 if accurate information is not provided.
Please refer to the Grad Fair and More page to order your cap, gown, diploma frame, and announcements online. Cords will be coordinated and distributed by academic departments. Please contact your academic department for additional information.
Students who received a Federal Loan while attending The Catholic University of America must complete Exit Loan Counseling as a condition of their loan. Visit the Financial Aid website to find out how to complete your specific Federal Loan Exit Counseling.
Please be sure to check and read your email regularly to receive the most updated information from your Academic Department about what you should do the day of Commencement.