The Catholic University of America

May 13 – May 19, 2013




Friday, May 17
Honors Convocation

1 p.m., the Honors Convocation for Undergraduates recognizes those students who have been elected to membership in national honor societies, those who have completed the University’s honors curriculum, and those who have achieved individual honors in their specific disciplines. Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Great Upper Church.

Baccalaureate Mass
4 p.m., the Baccalaureate Mass honors students receiving their bachelor's degrees from Catholic University. Basilica, Great Upper Church.

President's Reception
Immediately following the Baccalaureate Mass, reception hosted by President John Garvey and his wife, Jeanne, to honor the Class of 2013 and their families. Pryzbyla Center, inside and on the patio.

Saturday, May 18
10 a.m., Basilica, East Steps. For more information, visit

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Campus Ministry

Sunday, May 19
Sunday Mass will be celebrated at 6 p.m. only. St. Vincent de Paul Chapel.

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Thursday, May 16, and Friday, May 17
Track and Field
9 a.m.,. the Cardinals at the ECAC Championship, Springfield, Mass.

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Upcoming Events

Monday, May 20
First Summer Session Begins
For information on schedules, courses offered, and application procedures, visit

Friday, May 24
Columbus School of Law Commencement
11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. Reception immediately following, Law School Lawn. For more information, visit

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Wednesday, May 15
On-Site Auto Detailing
9 a.m. to noon, the Office of Strategic Sourcing and Procurement has arranged for Detailing Dynamics to offer its car washing and detailing services in the McMahon Hall parking lot. Members of the CUA community are invited to have their cars cleaned while they’re at work. The cost is $15 for a basic exterior wash; $35 for exterior and interior; other services are additional. Cash, VISA, and MasterCard will be accepted. No reservation necessary. Secure or remove valuables from the vehicle before leaving it to be cleaned. This service is provided to the campus as a convenience only; CUA does not have any contract or agreement in place and use of the service is entirely at the risk to the individual. For additional information, contact Willandria Blount, purchasing agent.

Post Summer Positions On Cardinal Connection
The Office of Career Services invites campus offices to list their summer positions on the University’s online student employment system, Cardinal Connection, which can be accessed by all undergraduate and graduate students. Simply fill out the form at Questions can be directed to the career services office, 202-319-5623 or

Boys and Girls Basketball Camp Sign-ups
Sign up now for Boys and Girls Basketball Camp for ages 7 to 15. Camps run in June, July, and August. For more information, click here.


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