The Catholic University of America

Alumni Relations


Greetings from your Alumni Class Committee and the Catholic University Alumni Association! Can you believe it has been 35 years since we graduated from CUA? This year, Cardinal Weekend is set for Friday, Oct. 23, through Sunday, Oct. 25. Get in touch with your college friends and classmates and plan to come back to campus for a weekend of memories and fun new times together!

Friday, October 23 

Cardinal Weekend Kickoff Happy Hour
7-9 p.m.
Busboys and Poets, Brookland
625 Monroe Street, N.E., Washington, DC 20017
No cost

Kick off the weekend with fellow Cardinals who are back "home" in Washington, D.C. Appetizers and drink specials will be provided for CUA alumni. Cash bar.  

Saturday, October 24

Alumni Pre-Game Tent Party
Join the pre-game tent party for good food, music, and fun for all ages! A ticket to the football game is included with each tent ticket. There will be reserved tables for all reunion classes, young alumni, SPD, ADG, KTG, Knights of Columbus, Golden Cardinals, President's Society, Nursing, and Senators Club, and a moon bounce and face-painting for the kids. 

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
10:30 a.m. admission for all reunion classes (0s and 5s)
Cardinal Weekend tent, Raymond A. DuFour Athletic Center Field, CUA Campus

Adults $40 in advance ($60 day of)
Class of 2015 Alumni  $20.15 ($30 day of)
Class of 2016 Senior Students  $15 ($25 day of )
Children (4-12)   $10
Children (Under 4) Free
Staff and Faculty  $30

For any independent tailgating outside of the Pre-Game Tent Party, please reference The Catholic University of America Event Tailgate Policy, found here

Homecoming Football Game
Cheer on the CUA Cardinals as they take on the Wasps of Emory and Henry College. 

1 p.m.
Cardinal Stadium, Raymond A. DuFour Athletic Center, CUA Campus

Note: Admission to the football game is included in the Pre-Game Tent Party price.  

Class of 1980 35-Year Class Reunion
6-8 p.m.
Craves Family Alumni Center and Scheve Gardens, Father O'Connell Hall, CUA Campus
Cost: $35 per person i
ncludes an open bar and stationary appetizers.  

Sunday, October 25

Cardinal Weekend Alumni Mass
Sunday Mass is celebrated with special intentions for the 50-year reunion Class of 1965 and all of CUA's Golden Cardinals.

11 a.m.
St. Vincent de Paul Chapel, between Millennium North and Millennium South halls, John McCormack Road
CUA Campus

Champagne Brunch Honoring All of CUA's Golden Cardinal Reunion Classes
Including reserved tables for our Reunion Class Golden Cardinals from the Class of 1965, 1960, and 1955, to celebrate their 50th, 55th, and 60th reunions. 
All Catholic University alumni, staff, faculty, and guests are invited to celebrate CUA alumni who graduated 50 years ago or more. 

Noon (After Mass) - 2 p.m.
Great Room B, Pryzbyla University Center, CUA Campus
Cost: $35 per person

For a full list of weekend festivities, visit the Cardinal Weekend schedule

Class of 1980 Reunion Committee
Walter Dwyer --
Bill Mulholland --
Camille Martone --

Lou Scalfari --
Pattie Clark --

Class of 1980
Giving Campaign

Dollar Goal: $150,000

Percentage to Dollar Goal

Class Participation Goal:
35% or 197 Donors

Current Class Participation:

35 Donors

Click Here for Class Honor Roll

Class of 1980 Lost Alumni List

Part of the purpose of having a class reunion, beyond the fun and reminiscing, is to help find our lost classmates. The Office of Alumni Relations at Catholic University does not have any current contact information available to send the alumni listed below news about upcoming reunions and class events, and is asking for our help to find them. If you know of any current contact information for our following classmates, please email it to Michael Minetti, B.A. 2007, associate director, at Or encourage them to update their contact information here.

To view the lost alumni list, click here

Class of 1980 Memorial Announcements

The Alumni Association is responsible for maintaining and updating data on the alumni population, including the reports of those who are no longer with us. Please click here to verify if your class has a deceased classmate. Should you find any omissions or inaccuracies, please do not hesitate to let us know. 

Note: These two lists are updated twice monthly. If you have submitted an update and do not see it reflected, please check back in a few days.                                 

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