The Catholic University of America

The Graduate Student Association

"The Graduate Student Association of The Catholic University of America is dedicated to the academic, cultural, and professional development of all graduate students enrolled at CUA. As the official voice of graduate students, the Graduate Student Association (GSA) responds to the needs and concerns of the graduate community and strives to improve the quality of education and life at the university, acting fully within the university’s mission statement and governing documents."

President's Message

Dear Fellow Graduate Students,

Welcome to the 2018-2019 school year. If you are new, welcome, and if you are a returning student, welcome back! The Graduate Student Association (GSA) is a great place to get to know other students, especially students in other departments and schools. We have a host of socials, happy hours, and professional development events planned for the upcoming school year.

Stay in the know by checking our website, Facebook, and, of course, getting to know your department’s senators. Senators represent your department and stay informed of graduate student happenings through the approximately biweekly Senate meetings. They also can lobby on your department’s behalf, so get to know them!

Finally, be sure to check out our many great programs, including conference reimbursement, dissertation scholarships, lecture sponsorships, and more. The procedures for these are available on our website.

Welcome back! We are glad to be here to serve you.


Esther Hudson

President, Graduate Student Association


 General Information & Announcements


We are in need of three volunteers for TWO committees: the Failing Grades Committee and the Academic Dishonesty Committee. If you are interested, please contact Esther Hudson.

Upcoming GSA-Sponsored Events: 


On campus-

  • Student Conduct Coordinator, Office of Conduct and Ethical Development. To apply on Handshake click here, and for more information about the position click here
  • Office of Campus Activities (OCA) hires one graduate assistant a year. More information here


  • For local part-time job listings through Office of Career Services- click here

Need extra cash? Job hunting? Join the new platform Handshake for the latest job opportunities, both on-campus and off! 

For more job information: check out Graduate Job Opportunities,  Professional Development, and the Office of Career Services !!

Other Graduate Student events:




Spring 2019 

January 30th
February 13th
 February 27th
March 20th
April 3rd
April 24th
All GSA senate meetings are held at 7:30 pm in Hannan 106 (unless changes are stated above/emailed) and are open to ALL graduate students!
 GSA Senate Meeting minutes can be found here.

Contact Us!

The offices of The Graduate Student Association are located in Pryzbyla 205. To make an appointment with an officer of the association, please send an email to


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