Singing to the Pope

Sing to Pope Francis!

In honor of Catherine McAuley's birthday on the 29th, join Sister Sheila and others in singing The Principal Path and asking that he canonize Catherine. No talent necessary - only enthusiasm! Gather at 12:30 on the steps in the Commons.

Melissa Yancy

Author visits Madwomen in the Attic

Melissa Yancy, author and 2016 winner of the Drue Heinz Literature Prize, will visit Carlow campus to read selections from her forthcoming collection of short stories, Dog Years. Thursday, October 6th, at 10:30am.

Carlow Today: Day of Giving

Day of Giving

Monday, September 26th, is Carlow University's annual Day of Giving. It's a simple idea with a lot of impact: We will come together to do good, then let people know we are living the mercy mission. Every gift, every dollar, every donor counts! Join us and be a part of a campus celebration of a new tradition of generosity. 

What Drives You? Bus shelter

What Drives You?

Keep an eye out for Carlow's new ads built around the theme of "What Drives You?" You can see them at bus stops (and even on some busses!) all over the city. Post a picture to social media with #WhatDrivesYou and one random winner gets a free Carlow t-shirt. 

Office of Career Development

Experiential Learning Fair

September 28, 11:00am-1:00pm, at University Commons, 2nd Floor -- Hosted by the Office of Career Development and the Center for Global Learning, this event highlights the numerous options for students to gain experiential education through internships, study abroad and service learning. Learn more from students that have study abroad, completed internships and learn about new opportunities. Free popcorn, raffles and prizes!

Dr.  Moustafa Bayoumi, author of the selected common reader, “How Does It Feel to Be a Problem?: Being Young and Arab in America”.

Academic Convocation on September 20th

Be sure to come to the annual Academic Convocation on Carlow Day -- Tuesday, September 20th, at 12:30pm. The keynote speaker is Dr. Moustafa Bayoumi, author of this year's common reader, "How Does It Feel to Be a Problem?: Being Young and Arab in America." He will also hold a Q&A session at the conclusion of the Convocation, to be held at the Kresge Center in the University Commons. 

Founders Fortnight logo

Founders Fortnight Schedule Announced

Founders Fortnight is a two-week celebration — both serious and whimsical — honoring our Founders and highlighting the Critical Concerns of the Sisters of Mercy: Women, Earth, Immigration, Racism, and Violence.

SGA hat

SGA Welcomes You!

The Student Government Association (SGA) would like to invite students to their biweekly SGA meetings. These meetings are open to the public and they are encouraging students to come and see what is going on in SGA. The next meeting is on September 20th at 8:30 p.m. in University Commons 220.

Oakland Forever volunteers needed

Volunteers Needed for the Oakland Forever Night Market

Carlow University is a proud member of the Oakland community, and the Oakland Task Force wants your help. September 30th is the fourth annual Night Market, and they need volunteers! You can sign up at the link, below.     

2015-16 SPiRiT Ambassadors

Wanted: Carlow SPiRiT Ambassadors

The Student Promotion and Recruitment Team (SPiRiT) was established in 1989 to assist the Office of Admissions. More specifically, SPiRiT was formed so that current students (SPiRiT ambassadors) may share their Carlow experience, informing prospective students about college life and being a student at Carlow University. In SPiRiT you can give tours, host prospective students in the residence halls, share what you love about Carlow, and MUCH more!

Applications and Fall 2016 Schedules are due by Friday, September 9, 2016 by 3pm. Please return them to the Welcome Center of the Admissions Office (3rd floor of Antonian Hall).

Fall 2016 Graduate?

Graduating in the Fall? Apply by September 12th

All students who intend to complete a degree in Fall 2016 should submit an “Application for Graduation” to the Office of the Registrar by September 12th. You can bring the form to the Student HUB, fax it to 412-578-6655 or email it to This form prompts the Office of the Registrar to notify your advisor to formally review your academic program and approve completion of your degree. Diplomas are generated though the Office of the Registrar.

CT: Homecoming

Homecoming 2016 is Coming Up Fast

Homecoming is going to be big this year, and you are not going to want to miss it. Events include a town hall session with Carlow University President Suzanne K. Mellon, PhD, a murder mystery dinner, a food tour of Lawrenceville and lots more. 

Campus police

Campus Police: Welcome Back!

As a courtesy to the community, Carlow University Police allows for a week of no-enforcement regarding typical parking violations during the beginning of the fall semester. Now that everyone is back and is somewhat settled, the Carlow Police will resume ticket writing Tuesday September 6, 2016. Please park appropriately.

Highmark Health

Congratulations to the Step Into Fitness Challenge Winners

The Highmark Wellness program initiated at the beginning of the summer, called Step Into Fitness, is over and the raffle winners have been announced! The program goal was to reinforce the importance of being physically active and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.  The target achievement goal was for participants to earn one point each day by reporting physical activity. In order to qualify for the raffle, each participant had to log at least 40 points. Good job!

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PsyD Virtual Open House

From the convenience of your own home or office, get extensive details from program director Joe Roberts, PhD, and learn more about the application process and financial aid.