Study from Home, Washington, D.C., or Anywhere this Summer!

Welcome! Whether you are already enrolled as a Catholic University 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 and participate in our Summer sessions.

Please note that registration for Summer classes begins on March 18 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 resident institution. We recommend the follow steps to register for summer courses:

    • Review summer course schedule
    • Consult with your advisor your home institution to receive approval for/select appropriate summer courses to ensure that the credits earned at The Catholic University of America may be transferred to their home institution.
    • Apply to Catholic University online, pay the nonrefundable $25 application fee, and send transcripts from the college you currently or most recently attended to:
      The Catholic University of America,
      Office of Admissions - Summer Sessions,
      620 Michigan Ave. NE,
      Washington, DC 20064.
    • 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

    Special pre-college programs (non-credit) for current high school students.

    Current high school students interested in enrolling in a credit-bearing summer course must 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
    • Consult with your parents/guardians and high shool officials to receive approval for/select appropriate summer courses
    • Apply to Catholic University online, pay the nonrefundable $25 application fee, and send official, current high school transcript and recommendation letter from guidance counselor/principal/teacher to:
      The Catholic University of America,
      Office of Admissions - Summer Sessions,
      620 Michigan Ave. NE,
      Washington, D.C. 20064.
  • Admissions Notification and Registration Information for Visiting Students

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  • Virtual Orientation for Visiting Students

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