Coronavirus update | Commencement 2020

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..

Read the letter President John Garvey sent to the University community

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.


Commencement Speaker

Stay tuned...the 2020 Commencement Speaker will be announced soon!

Watch video of 2019 honorary degree recipients.