The Catholic University of America

Alumni Relations


When is Cardinal Weekend 2014?
Cardinal Weekend 2014 will take place on Friday, Oct. 17, through Sunday, Oct. 19.

When is Cardinal Weekend 2015?
Cardinal Weekend 2015 will take place on Friday, Oct. 23, through Sunday, Oct. 25.

Can we take Metrorail to CUA's campus? UPDATE: Brookland-CUA Metro Station Closed During Cardinal Weekend

Yes, the CUA campus is WMATA Metro accessible via the Redline at Brookland-CUA. Metro has updated its track work calendar detailing major weekend rebuilding and construction projects through the end of the year. Please visit to view dates, locations where buses will replace trains, closed stations, and a description of the work to be performed. 

Where can I find a complete schedule of the weekend's events?
Click here to view a list of the weekend's events. Our schedule of events is updated daily, so check back often!

I made a reservation and now cannot attend. Can I get a refund?
Refunds will be available if you cancel no later than Friday, Oct.10, 2014.

When does registration for Cardinal Weekend close?
Registration will close Wednesday, Oct.15, 2014.

Are Cardinal Weekend events pet friendly?

Pets are not allowed on the CUA campus with the exception of service animals.

Are Cardinal Weekend events family friendly?

Children are more than welcome (and encouraged!) to attend the pre-game tent party and football game on Saturday afternoon. Reunion class and evening events are for adults only.

Are reunion events only open to those alumni celebrating their class reunion years?
No! We understand that many CUA alumni have friends who graduated in different years from their own and we welcome (and encourage!) them all to celebrate the weekend together. All guests are welcome to any of the weekend's events.

What class years are celebrating Class Reunions this year?
This year's Cardinal Weekend will host special reunion events for the classes of 1964, 1969, 1974, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, and 2009.

If you are interested in volunteering for your Reunion Committee or event, please contact Michael Minetti at

Where can I find a campus map?
Click here for maps and additional information about getting to campus.

Where can I find the tailgating policy during Cardinal Weekend?
To learn more about tailgating at Athletic events, click here

Will on-campus parking be available?
Campus parking restrictions will be relaxed all weekend. For a map of on-campus parking designations, please visit

Is there an on-campus shuttle?
Yes. The on-campus shuttle will be running for scheduled on-campus tours as well as at designated times between our Metro station and the Raymond A. DuFour Athletic Center both before and after the tent party and on Sunday, Oct. 19, in the morning.

I have a disability and/or dietary concerns. Whom should I contact to make the necessary arrangements?
Please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 202-319-5608 at least one week prior to the event to request accommodations. In all situations, a good faith effort (up until the time of the event) will be made to accommodate special needs.

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