Study from Home or Anywhere this Summer!

Welcome! Whether you are already enrolled as a Catholic University student, visiting from another university, an international visitor, a pre-college student, or a working professional, this page will help you find all the information you need to plan and participate in our Summer Sessions.

Registration for Summer classes begins on March 15, 2021 and continues through the schedule adjustment period of each session.

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

    Current undergraduate and graduate students of The Catholic University of America can enroll for summer courses directly using Cardinal Station as you would during the regular academic year.

    We recommend the follow steps to register for summer courses:

    Note: If you are a student planning to take classes through the Consortium, please contact your Catholic University advisor and Enrollment Services.

  • Visiting Students from Other Colleges

    The Catholic University of America welcomes applications from from undergraduate and graduate students from other colleges and universities. You are eligible to apply for summer courses if you are in good academic standing at your home institution. We recommend the follow steps to register for summer courses:

    • Review our summer course schedule. The summer 2021 course schedule will be posted in February 2021. Please note that courses will meet at various schedules throughout the summer.
    • Consult with your advisor at your home institution to receive approval to register for appropriate summer courses to ensure that the credits earned at The Catholic University of America can be transferred to your home institution.
    • The portal to submit an application for the Summer Sessions will be active in early 2021. Check back then to apply as a visiting student.
    • Apply for on-campus housing, if necessary.
  • International Students Enrolled at Another U.S. Institution

    The Catholic University of America is a globally-engaged university with a dynamic Office of Global Strategies which provides a variety of support services for international students. Most international students enrolled at other U.S. institutions are eligible to take summer courses without changing their nonimmigrant status.

    International students follow the same procedures as visiting students (above), but must also show proof of English language proficiency either through TOEFL scores or IELTS equivalents (80-Internet-based exam; 230-computer-based exam; 550-paper-based exam).

  • High School Students

    The Catholic University of America has a number of exciting options for current high school students.

    Special pre-college programs are non-credit options on a variety of subjects for you to study with us. 

    Some credit-bearing summer courses will be available so that you can earn college credit while in high school. Current high school juniors or seniors are eligible to apply, and a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher is required. We recommend the following steps to apply to the University for our Summer Sessions:

    • Review our summer course schedule and consult with your parents/guardians and your high school officials to select appropriate summer course(s). The summer 2021 course schedule will be posted in February 2021. Please note that courses will meet at various schedules throughout the summer.
    • The portal to submit an application for our Summer Sessions will be active in early 2021. Check back then to officially apply.
    • The application portal will ask you to submit your current high school transcript and a recommendation letter from guidance counselor/principal/teacher, who would encourage you to study with us this summer. 
  • Admissions Notification and Registration Information for Visiting Students

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  • Virtual Orientation for Visiting Students

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