Campus Safety

The Department of Public Safety is on duty 24 hours a day, and regularly patrols around campus buildings and surroundings. DPS provides an array of safety and security services throughout the campus, and are available to provide escorts as well as to respond to emergencies. It is recommended guests use good judgment when walking at night, as one would in any large city. Emergency phones with blue lights highlighting their position are located throughout campus with direct access to emergency assistance.

For security purposes, entrances to all residence halls are locked 24 hours a day and can only be accessed by residents of those buildings.
You may contact the Department of Public Safety by calling 202-319-5111 or extension 5111 from any campus phone.

Campus Services

Parking Services

Parking on campus is by permit only. Parking permits are available for purchase here.

Dining Services

The Catholic University offers a variety of dining options conveniently located on campus. Chartwells is the food service provider. Please visit the Dining Services to learn more about dining hours, or to purchase a meal plan for your stay at The CatholicU. You may also contact Dining Services directly at 202-319-5295 or

Mail Service

Interns will be assigned a mailbox and given a mailing address upon arrival. The Post Office is located on the ground level of McMahon Hall, where stamps and other postal items can be purchased and mailed.

Residence Hall Services

Cable Television

Cable TV is available in every residence room. Please be sure to bring a television and coax cable for your own access.

Ethernet Connections

Ethernet connections are available in each residence hall. Please bring an ethernet cable for your own access.

Wireless Access

Wireless access is available in all residential buildings.

Laundry rooms

Laundry rooms can be found in each residence hall; coins are not needed as the cost of the laundry machine is included in the room rate.