The Catholic University of America

CUA Summer - Admissions and Registration

Study from Home or Anywhere this Summer!

Registration for Summer 2015 begins on March 15, 2015!

 

 

Welcome! Whether you are already enrolled as a CUA student, visiting from another college, an international visitor, a pre-college student, or a working professional, this page will help you find all the information you need to plan to participate in CUA Summer. Please note that registration for Summer classes begins on March 15 of each year and continues through the schedule adjustment period of each session. 

 

 

Currently Enrolled CUA Students: 

Undergraduate and graduate students of The Catholic University of America do not submit an application for Summer Sessions. We recommend the follow steps to register for summer courses:  

 

Visiting Undergraduates and Graduates from other Colleges: 

The Catholic University of America welcomes applications from men and women of character, intelligence and motivation, regardless of race, creed, sex, ethnic background or disabilities.  You are eligible to apply for summer courses if you are in good academic standing at your resident college or university.

  • Review summer course schedule on Cardinal Station or here
  • Consult with the financial aid office at your institution if necessary
  • Consult with your home institution advisor to receive approval for/select appropriate summer courses
  • Complete the CUA web application (available in early 2015) (create an account on the top left of page)
  • Submit to "The Catholic University of America, Office of Admissions (CUA Summer), McMahon Hall, Room 102, 620 Michigan Ave, NE, Washington, DC 20064"
    • An official transcript from the school you presently attend, or last attended (including most recent semester's grades)

The application cannot be completely processed unless it is accompanied by the nonrefundable application fee of $25. Once you submit your application, you are responsible for the application fee. 

Students who are currently attending another college or university are urged to obtain the written permission of their dean and/or academic adviser to ensure that the credits earned at The Catholic University of America may be transferred to their home institution.

If you have attended Catholic University's Summer Sessions within the last past two years as a visiting student, please re-apply using our web application (Available February 2014). Students who plan to attend through the Consortium should contact the Registrar's office at their school. (Note: If you are a CUA student planning to take classes through the Consortium, please contact your CUA advisor and Enrollment Services.)

 

Visiting International Students Enrolled at Another US Institution:

The Catholic University of America is a globally engaged university with a dynamic Centre for Global Education which provides a variety of support services for international students.  Most international students who are in the US are eligible to take summer courses without changing their nonimmigrant status. You are eligible to apply for summer courses if you are in good academic standing at your resident college or university.  Students must have demonstrated proof of English language proficiency.  We recommend the following steps to enroll at our University for the summer term: 

  • Review summer course schedule on Cardinal Station or here
  • Consult with the financial aid office at your institution if necessary
  • Consult with your home institution advisor to receive approval for/select appropriate summer courses
  • Complete the CUA web application (available in early 2015) (create an account on the top left of page)
  • Submit to "The Catholic University of America, Office of Admissions (CUA Summer), McMahon Hall, Room 102, 620 Michigan Ave, NE, Washington, DC 20064" either:
    • An official transcript from the school you presently attend, or last attended; or
    • Minimum required TOEFL scores or IELTS equivalents: 
      • 80 (Internet-based exam)
      • 230 (computer-based exam)
      • 550 (paper-based exam)

The application cannot be completely processed unless it is accompanied by the nonrefundable application fee of $25. Once you submit your application, you are responsible for the application fee. 

Students who are currently attending another college or university are urged to obtain the written permission of their dean and/or academic adviser to ensure that the credits earned at The Catholic University of America may be transferred to their home institution.

If you have attended Catholic University's Summer Sessions within the last past two years as a visiting student, please re-apply using our web application. Students who plan to attend through the Consortium should contact the Registrar's office at their school. (Note: If you are a CUA student planning to take classes through the Consortium, please contact your CUA advisor and Enrollment Services.) 

 

Current High School Students:

Current high school students who are interested in special programs such as Engineering New Frontiers, Experiences in Architecture, or the HIgh School Drama Institute please click here. Current high school students interested in enrolling in a credit-bearing summer course, must meet be a current high school junior or senior and possess a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher. We recommend the following steps to apply to the University for the summer term: 

  • Review summer course schedule on Cardinal Station or here
  • Consult with your parents/guardians and high shool officials to receive approval for/select appropriate summer courses
  • Complete the CUA web application (available in early 2015) (create an account on the top left of page)
  • Submit to "The Catholic University of America, Office of Admissions (CUA Summer), McMahon Hall, Room 102, 620 Michigan Ave, NE, Washington, DC 20064"
    • An official, current high school transcript (including most recent semester's grades)
    • A high school guidance counselor/principal or teacher recommendation letter

Additional forms may be required - please contact CUA Summer at 202-329-5257 for details.

The application cannot be completely processed unless it is accompanied by the nonrefundable application fee of $25. Once you submit your application, you are responsible for the application fee. 

 

Admissions Confirmation and Registration Permissions - Visiting Students:

Once your application is processed and you are admitted, you will be eligible to register or change your course registration on Cardinal Station. If you fail to withdraw from any class, you will be charged full tuition and related fees, whether or not you attend the class. 

You will receive an admissions and registration confirmation letter that will include directions on how to obtain your user name, password, and directions for accessing your schedule and grades on the Web. For helpful tips on how to use Cardinal Station, please visit the Cardinal Station student guides. 

Admission as a visiting student to CUA Summer does not constitute or imply admission as a degree candidate to The Catholic University of America. Please note that any course pre-requesites or permissions relevant to CUA students are also applicable to visiting scholars and subject to departmental approvals. 

Students with disabilities are encouraged to register with Disability Support Students.  The forms as well as information about the services offered are available at dss.cua.edu.

 

Please Note: Decisions on course cancellations are based on early enrollment figures. Students are encouraged to register as soon as possible for all sessions.

 

CUA Summer 

The Catholic University of America
330 Pangborn Hall
Washington DC 20064

Phone: 202.319.5257 | Fax: 202.319.6725 | Emailcua-cuasummer@cua.edu