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

IMPORTANT WMATA SAFETRACK INFORMATION

A reminder to all CUA graduate students that Red Line trains will continuously single track between Takoma and Silver Spring from August 1 through August 7, 2016.

On weekdays, metro service adjustments will include the following:

  • Red Line trains will run between Shady Grove and NoMa-Gallaudet every 6 minutes during AM/PM rush; every 12 minutes midday and evening. Passengers traveling to stations north of NoMa-Gallaudet must transfer to continue their trip.
  • Red Line trains will run between Glenmont and Grosvenor every 12 minutes. Customers traveling to stations north of Grosvenor must transfer to continue their trip.
  • After 10pm trains will run between Shady Grove and Glenmont every 15 minutes.
  • Customers traveling between Fort Totten and Downtown DC should use the Green Line as an alternative.
  • All Red Line customers should consider alternate travel options and avoid traveling during rush-hour periods if possible.

Red line trains may be very crowded, especially during rush hour due to severe service reductions. Expect significantly longer wait times at the following stations:

  • Glenmont Red Line
  • Wheaton Red Line
  • Forest Glen Red Line
  • Silver Spring Red Line
  • Takoma Red Line
  • Fort Totten Red Line
  • Brookland-CUA Red Line
  • Rhode Island Ave Red Line
  • NoMa-Gallaudet Red Line
 

For more information, visit the WMATA website at http://www.wmata.com/rider_tools/metro_service_status/advisories.cfm?AID=5586.

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 >>

Office Summer Hours

The Graduate Studies office summer hours (June 6 through August 12) will be 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Thursday, and 9:00 am to 12:00 pm Friday.

New Vice Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies

On June 1, 2016, the Graduate Studies office welcomed Dr. J. Steven Brown as the new Vice Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies.

Read Dr. Brown's introductory letter to graduate students and learn more about Dr. Brown at the Welcome from the Vice Provost and Dean page.

Open Access and Digital Scholarship @ CUA

The Open Access conversation continues! This discussion should be of special importance to all our graduate students who are looking to become published academics in their future.

Check out the latest news on Open Access and Digital Scholarship @ CUA at the University Libraries Blog.

News and Event Announcements

Be sure to keep up to date on the latest Graduate Studies news and announcements by looking at the Current Events and Happenings page. This page included job opportunities, scholarship and grant applications, and other events shared with the Graduate Studies office, and is updated frequently.

Did You Know...

The Catholic University of America football team has a better record in the Orange Bowl than the Notre Dame Fighting Irish? Find out more CUA trivia at our Did You Know? page, located under the Graduate Students FAQ site.

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-ncses.org. 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.