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The Catholic University of America

620 Michigan Avenue, NE
Pryzbyla Center, Suite 202

Washington, District of Columbia 20064

1000Largest Group
40+Meeting Rooms
1000Overnight Guests
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  • Pryzbyla Center: East ViewPryzbyla Center: East View

  • Pryzbyla Center Great Room: Full Lecture Pryzbyla Center Great Room: Full Lecture

  • Pryzbyla Center Great Room B: LuncheonPryzbyla Center Great Room B: Luncheon

  • Pryzbyla Center Great Room: Fair StylePryzbyla Center Great Room: Fair Style

  • Pryzbyla Center Great Room: Standing ReceptionPryzbyla Center Great Room: Standing Reception

  • Room customized to fit your needsRoom customized to fit your needs

  • Pryzbyla Center Third Floor Atrium: EmptyPryzbyla Center Third Floor Atrium: Empty

  • Pryzbyla Center Third Floor Atrium: ReceptionPryzbyla Center Third Floor Atrium: Reception

  • Pryzbyla Center Third Floor GalleryPryzbyla Center Third Floor Gallery

  • Pryzbyla Center Third FloorPryzbyla Center Third Floor

  • Pryzbyla Center West Lawn: facing the buildingPryzbyla Center West Lawn: facing the building

  • Pryzbyla Center 203 Conference Room Pryzbyla Center 203 Conference Room

  • Pryzbyla Center 205 Conference Room Pryzbyla Center 205 Conference Room

  • Pryzbyla Center 321 Conference Room Pryzbyla Center 321 Conference Room

  • Pryzbyla Center 323 Conference Room Pryzbyla Center 323 Conference Room

  • Pryzbyla Center 327 Conference Room Pryzbyla Center 327 Conference Room

  • Pryzbyla Center 331 Conference Room Pryzbyla Center 331 Conference Room

  • Pryzbyla Center 351 Conference Room Pryzbyla Center 351 Conference Room

  • Pryzbyla Center Food CourtPryzbyla Center Food Court

  • Sample Single and Double Floor PlansSample Single and Double Floor Plans

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  • Event Spaces
  • Accommodations
  • Catering
  • Dining
  • Services
  • Area Attractions
The Catholic University of America provides Washington D.C. conference services for a wide variety of external clients and events. Located on Michigan Avenue, N.E., CUA is only three miles north of the Capitol Building and numerous D.C. attractions.

We offer great value and service and can accommodate both small and large-scale D.C. conferences and events. The D.C. conference facilities are within walking distance from the Brookland/CUA Metrorail stop on the Red Line, a dedicated campus stop. Union Station, Capitol Hill, and the Smithsonian museums are only a few stops away. Conference housing is available year round at our Washington, D.C. event venue.

Nearby Cities & Number of Miles:
Washington, DC - 0
Nearest Airport/ Number of Minutes:
Reagan National (DCA) / 25
Public Transportation Options:
Taxi
Bus
Metro
Metro/Public Transportation Proximity:
Onsite
Parking Onsite:
Yes
Parking:
Fee
Availability:
Residential (mid-May to first of August); Non-residential (year-round)
Room Type(s):
Single/Double/Triples (limited)
Bath Type(s):
Single (limited) and Communal (majority)
ADA Accessible:
Yes
Largest Group:
1000
Number of Meeting & Event Rooms:
40+
Largest Classroom Style:
350
Largest Theatre Style:
750
Number of Overnight Guests:
1000
Technology:
Customized for your specific needs.
Onsite Wireless Internet:
Free
Onsite A/V Staff:
Yes
Food & Beverage:
Customized for your specific needs.
Must Use In-house Catering:
Yes
Cultural Catering Available:
Yes
Alcohol Permitted:
Yes
Complete Meeting Package:
Yes
Phone:
202-319-5291
Ideally Suited For:
Adult Social Event
Corporate Social Events
Expo/Competitions
Family Reunion
Professional Meeting/Training/Conference/Retreat
Wedding Ceremony/Reception
Youth Retreat/Camp

Event Spaces

Meeting RoomDescriptionsSquare Footage
Pryzbyla Center Third Floor This is the floor plan for the third floor of the Pryzbyla Center, showing the Great Rooms, conference rooms, Gallery, and Atrium

Pryzbyla Center Great Rooms This 7000 square foot room may be easily divided into one, two, or three separate spaces (Great Room A, Great Room B, Great Room C, Great Room AB, Great Room BC, Great Room ABC) for a customized set-up. Each space contains a ceiling mounted HD projector, podium, microphones, and a laptop.

7000
203 Conference Room The standard set-up is a boardroom accommodating 12-15 guests. Portable laptops, LCD projectors, and flip charts can be reserved for use in this space.

215
205 Conference Room The standard set-up is a boardroom accommodating 12-15 guests. Portable laptops, LCD projectors, and flip charts can be reserved for use in this space.

215
321 & 323 Conference Rooms Removable airwall can separate or open up space into one or two rooms. When divided, the space accommodates 20-25 in either boardroom or classroom style and 40-50 in lecture style. Combined, the space accommodates 50 banquet style and 80-90 lecture style. Both rooms contain a podium and a ceiling-mounted LCD projector.

1220 combined
327 Conference Room The standard set-up is a U-shaped boardroom accommodating up to 21 guests. Room can accommodate 32 banquet style and 40 lecture style. The room contains a podium and a ceiling-mounted LCD projector.

546
331 Conference Room This conference table accommodates up to 12 guests. Room contains a private restroom, as well as a buffet table, and couch for additional seating. The room features a wall-mounted 46 inch flat screen for audio-visual presentations.

395
351 Conference Room The standard set-up is a boardroom accommodating 20-25 guests. Room can accommodate 32 banquet style and 50 lecture style. Room contains a podium and a ceiling-mounted LCD projector.

585

Accommodations

Facility# of Rooms# of BedsRoom TypeBath TypeA/C
Flather Hall 92 176 Residence Halls Communal yes
Regan Hall 74 136 Residence Halls Communal yes
Ryan Hall 95 178 Residence Halls Communal yes
Opus Hall 84 402 Suite/Apartment Style Shared yes

Catering

  • CUA Dining Services & Cardinal Catering
    CUA Dining Services provides custom and individual Cardinal Catering options specifically for your conference or event. We do not have a set menu, rather our Aramark catering team will work directly with you to ensure your meal is delicious and meets your financial concerns. For more information and menu options, please visit: cua.campusdish.com/Catering.aspx

Dining

  • CUA Dining Services
    Seating Capacity: 225
    CUA Dining Services offers a wide variety of culinary selections and service options for conference groups, which include dining hall or catering services. Our a-la-cart options include Starbucks, Chick-Fil-A, Subway, Fusion Station, Grille Works, and Bene Pizzeria. CUA Dining Services can provide custom and individual Cardinal Catering options specifically for your conference or event. For more information and menu options, please visit: cua.campusdish.com

Services

ServiceDescription
Large Format and Color Printing/Copying We offer large and small format printing service that provides a convenient and economic resource to our conference guests. In general, print jobs can be completed in 3-5 business days at a price that is extremely competitive in the metro D.C. area. Large format prints can be used to create a variety of items for a wide range of purposes. Color and black/white copying services are available as well. Call for fee structure/quotes.

Area Attractions

AttractionDescription
The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception is the largest Roman Catholic church in the United States and North America, and is one of the ten largest churches in the world.

Smithsonian Institution Museums The Smithsonian Institution is the world's largest museum complex with 19 museums, 9 research centers and the National Zoo - all for free! The museums have a variety of exhibits ranging from art to space exploration, there truly is something for everyone.

Eastern Market Eastern Market is one of the most charming neighborhoods in the District. Be sure not to miss the flea and farmer's market, brimming with fresh produce and populated by local artisans. You can also take a leisurely stroll down Pennsylvania Avenue and witness a breathtaking view of the Capitol Building and Library of Congress. Or, grab a bite to eat at "Good Stuff Eatery" made famous by Bravo TV's top chef Spike. It's all this and more!

U.S. Capitol Visitor Center Just three metro stops away from CUA’s campus is the Nation’s Capitol Building. The Senate and the House of Representatives have met here for more than two centuries. Find your state statue in the Visitors Center and be sure to take a free guided tour of our Nation’s Capitol.

Arlington National Cemetery This historic cemetery overlooks Washington DC and is home to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

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