Equipment and Furnitures

The Catholic University will provide intentional and detailed event management of your conference, including the rental, delivery, and set-up of any needed equipment. Equipment should be requested at least ten business days (two weeks) prior to your conference or event for our staff to best meet your expectations. All equipment is subject to availability.

Tables and chairs are included in the quoted prices of all auditoriums, foyers, and Pryzbyla Center rooms. Additional charges may be assessed for changes to areas which have a standard set, for example conference rooms, lounges, classrooms, or public space.

Rental fees for any furniture or equipment rented from an outside vendor will be passed on to the client. The Catholic University reserves the right to approve all furniture and equipment brought into facilities. Furniture may not be removed from any of the facilities.

Listed below are just a few of the many pieces of equipment available on site for your use. An extra charge may apply and all equipment is subject to availability.

  • Table Linens
  • Conference Phone
  • Dance Floor
  • Sound System
  • Laptop
  • Piano
  • Portable LCD Projector
  • Screen
  • Stage Sections
  • Wireless Microphone

Equipment costs are subject to 6% DC Tax.


On campus parking is available at the nominal fee of $10 per day and is on a first -come, first-served basis. Reserved parking is not available.

Purchase daily guest parking passes.


Lodging is available during the summer residential season, which is after spring commencement to the beginning of August. Lodging rates start at $40.00 per night.

Learn more about housing and lodging. 

Catering and Dining Options

The University's Dining Services offers premier catering services and multiple dining options. Dining Services offers breakfast, brunches, light lunches, sustainable lunches, dinner entrees, dinner buffets, theme buffets, dinner receptions, socials, salads, desserts and amenity rentals.


Most audio visual and technology fees are included in the room rental.

Raymond A. DuFour Athletic Center

The Raymond A. DuFour Athletic Center contains a gymnasium, natatorium, and exercise equipment. Conferences must request use of these facilities well in advance of arrival to ensure availability. 

Catholic University Bookstore

The Catholic University Bookstore is open and available for shopping and purchases. Hours may vary, particularly during the summer months. The bookstore is located conveniently within walking distance of the campus on 625 Monroe Street NE.

P.O.D. Convenience Store

The P.O.D. (Provisions On Demand) Convenience Store is located on the first floor of the Pryzbyla Center. The P.O.D. store sells coffee, drinks, snacks, small grocery selections, fresh fruits and vegetables, and personal items. Hours may vary, particularly during the summer months.