The Catholic University of America

Business Systems and Support

The Office of Business Systems and Support (BSS) provides support for the Financials, Student Admin and Human Resources systems and ensures that these systems function in conformance with the business practices at CUA. 


Services we provide:

•   Act as the liaison, or bridge, between users of the Financials, Students and Human Resources Systems, and the Enterprise Applications (EA) division of CPIT. 

•   Lead the implementation efforts for new and/or enhanced functionality

•   Work with users across campus to troubleshoot issues and problems

•   Provide general navigational training within the Cardinal Station umbrella

•   Set up authorized users in the systems, and maintain their access

•   Support the financial reporting needs of the University

•   Assist departments with business process re-engineering efforts focusing on:

                             -Streamlining operations 
                             -Eliminating “shadow-systems”
                             -Documenting procedures


Click on the links below to access material related to training:

•  Cardinal Financials
•  Cardinal Students
•  Cardinal People


LL40 Leahy Hall
The Catholic University of America
Washington, DC 20064
Fax: 202-319-5047

Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Summer Schedule
Mon-Thurs., 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday, 9:00 - noon
Laura Sweet           202 319-6098

Lisa Turner              202 319-6403



Cardinal Students Access Form

Cardinal Financials Access Form
Access Procedures

Follow these procedures when requesting access to CUA PeopleSoft systems.


Miscellaneous Documents

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