Due to the current restrictions based on the COVID-19 outbreak, it will not be possible to hold an in-person Commencement ceremony on May 16. It is also not possible to hold Law School Commencement on May 22. The University hopes to hold Commencement at a later date. Stay tuned to the University's page dedicated to COVID-19 updates for more information..
Commencement ceremonies recognize students' academic achievements at The Catholic University of America alongside faculty, families, and friends. It is a celebration of students' educational journey as well as the beginning of a new chapter in their lives.
Participate in Commencement as an alumnus.
Learn how to prepare for Commencement.
Discover how loved ones are invited to celebrate.
View the itinerary for Commencement festivities.
Learn about the conferral of honorary degrees.
Celebrate mass in the basilica with graduating students.