The Catholic University of America

Student Organization Resources

     

FAQs

How can I find a speaker for my event?

First, speak with your Faculty Advisor. The SLSE staff is also available to discuss potential speakers for your event. Student organizations wishing to host a program on a specialized career opportunity should contact OCPD before planning their event.  

 

Contact the following offices:

Faculty Advisor

Student Life and Special Events at 202-319-6126 or visit Suite 341

Career and Professional Development at 202-319-5132 or visit Suite 163

Development and Alumni Relations at 202-319-5010 or visit Suite 339

 

How do I start a new student organization?

If you are interested in starting up a new organization that is not listed on the current List of Student Organizations, contact Joan Vorrasi, Director of Student Life and Special Events at vorrasi@law.edu or visit Suite 341.

 

What are some sample menus for a reception and a student group meeting?

Group Meeting (1): (Approx. $7-15 per person)

Assorted Sandwich Platter

Chips

Cookies

Soda/Water

 

Group Meeting (2): (Approx. $3-5 per person)

Pizza

Soda/Water

           

Small Reception: (Approx. $5-10 per person)

Domestic Cheese Display with Heavy Fruit Garnish, Crackers and Flatbreads

Fresh Vegetable Crudité Display with Ranch Dip

Hot Spinach and Artichoke Dip with Pita Chips

Soda/Water

 

Large Reception: (Approx. $20-30 per person)

Domestic Cheese Display, Assorted Crackers

Fresh Vegetable Crudité Display with Ranch Dip

Hot Spinach and Artichoke Dip with Tortilla Chips, Sour Cream, Salsa and Guacamole

Antipasto Skewers with Artichoke, Roasted Red Pepper, Sweet Sausage and Basil

Chicken Wellington

Barbeque Meatballs

Assorted Mini Cheesecakes 

Flower Centerpiece

Linen

Wine, Beer, Soda, Water

Bartender and Waitstaff

 

Where can I get supplies for an event?

Stop by the Office of Student Life and Special Events in Suite 341 to see if we have what you are looking for in stock. If approved by your student organization treasurer, you may also be able to purchase the supplies and submit the receipt for reimbursement. See Budget Concerns.