The Board of Trustees requests the honor of your presence at the Installation of Dr. Peter K. Kilpatrick as the sixteenth President of The Catholic University of America.

The installation ceremony was presented as a livestream and is available on-demand in the video above. Also available is a summary of the ceremony and Dr. Kilpatrick's full remarks.

Schedule of Events

Thursday, November 10th

Mass of Thanksgiving, 5 p.m.
Saint Vincent’s Chapel
*This Mass will replace the regular 5:10 p.m. Mass in Caldwell Chapel

Friday, November 11th

Installation Mass and Ceremony, 10 a.m. 
Great Upper Church of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception 
*Seating will begin at 9:15 a.m.
*The Installation Mass will be livestreamed and broadcast live on EWTN.
*A full list of delegates participating in Dr. Kilpatrick's Installation Ceremony can be found here.

Campus Community Showcase, 4 p.m. 
University Lawn
*Apply to perform in the Showcase on the Nest!

Installation Gala, 6:30 p.m.
Law School Atrium

Saturday, November 12th

Installation Day of Service, 9 a.m.
Pryzbyla Center Great Rooms
Register here.


Parking will be available at all Catholic University parking lots including the University Garage.
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  • Headshot of president Kilpatrick outside with the basilica dome in the background

    Meet President Kilpatrick

    Dr. Peter K. Kilpatrick was appointed president of The Catholic University of America in March 2022 and took office on July 1, 2022.

    Learn more about President Kilpatrick