The Catholic University of America

How Will You Lead? 

All around the world and in nearly every field there are leaders that have gotten the foundations they needed from the leadership initiatives at The Catholic Universtiy of America.

Whether you're just discovering your leadership potential or are looking to bolster existing skills, our programs will help you develop the knowldge and confidence you need to soar. 

Are you ready to lead? Check out our programs below for more information on how to join!

The Emerging Leaders Program is an introduction to leadership at CUA. This program will provide you with the foundations and framework that you will need to get involved.

The Office of Campus Activities, in conjunction with the Graduate Student Association, is proud to offer leadership opportunities to the graduate student community at CUA. Workshop series are offered each semester on a variety of leadership-based topics.


The Cardinal Leaders Program is designed to build your leadership skills. Most Cardinal Leaders have completed ELP or taken on leadership roles in the CUA community. This program will help you to sharpen your skills and learn how to mentor those who are just starting out. 

Upcoming Events 

Applications closed on Friday, May 16. Students will be notified of their application's status by June 1.

 For questions about Leadership@CUA, visit the Office of Campus Activities in Pryzbyla 125 or email