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Welcome to the Office of the Vice Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies

General Information

Welcome to The Catholic University of America's Graduate Studies website! The Office of the Vice Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies works collaboratively with faculty and administrators from CUA's twelve schools to enhance the academic quality of graduate programs, and provides leadership and support to the University's graduate mission. More >>

New 2015-2016 Graduate Announcements 

The Office of the Vice Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies has released the latest version of the Graduate Announcements, which govern University graduate studies.

Please access the 2015-2016 Graduate Announcements here or by using the left navigation menu under "Graduate Announcements", "Current Doctoral Students", or "Current Master's and Licentiate Students".

New Handbooks and Forms Created

The 2015-2016 editions of the Doctoral Dissertation and Master's and Licentiate Thesis handbooks have been finalized and uploaded. These handbooks replace all previous editions, and must be used for all dissertation and thesis submissions starting this Fall 2015 semester.

A revised Doctoral Dissertation Topic and Committee Request for Approval Form has been developed and uploaded to the website. This is now the official form for doctoral students to use from this point forward (May 5, 2015).

Please be sure to read the Instructions for Preparing the Proposal as well when developing your proposal for review and approval.

ONLINE DISSERTATION SUBMISSION

For more information about the online submission process, please click here, or on the picture of Mullen Library below.

ATTENTION ALL CURRENT DOCTORAL STUDENTS!

The Survey of Earned Doctorates has now moved to a fully-online system. All students, as part of their doctoral deposit process, must complete the SED at https://sed.norc.org/doctorate. This is a requirement for graduation from CUA, and must be completed. If you have any questions, please contact the Graduate Studies office.

IS THERE A LIGHT AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL?

You can visit Digital Scholarship @ CUA to access previous CUA dissertations, and see where your work will end up in the future!

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Scholarships and Fellowships

Be sure to visit the Funding and Research Opportunities page frequently for fellowship, grant, and scholarship deadlines!

CONTACT INFORMATION

Office of the Vice Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies
116 McMahon Hall
The Catholic University of America
620 Michigan Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20064
 
Main Phone: (202) 319-5247
Fax: (202) 319-6174

 

APPLY TO CUA!

The Catholic University of America encourages you to begin the application process as early as possible. Click here to apply.

Email: cua-gradadmissions@cua.edu

HIGHER EDUCATION OPPORTUNITY ACT OF 2008 DISCLOSURE

 All Catholic University of America faculty members, staff members, and students are encouraged to visit the Office of the General Counsel Consumer Information website.

There, you can become familiar with specified information to all prospective students, applicants, employees and current students. 

The webpage has been created to fulfill the University's compliance with the disclosure requirements under Title IV and Title IX.

Title IV requires institutions participating in financial aid programs to disclose specified information to all prospective students, applicants, employees and current students.

Title IX requires disclosure of information about the University Title IX Officer and other Title IX information.